“Grown So Ugly” (Robert Pete Williams)
I got so ugly, I don’t even know myself . . .
Live, Nashville (Grimey’s Record Store), 2006
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band (with Ry Cooder, guitar)
Safe As Milk, 1967
Robert Pete Williams
Free Again, 1961
This is, to these ears, one of the greatest—most vivid, most haunting—songs in all of blues.