"Sure 'Nuff 'n Yes I Do" is the first track on Safe as Milk, the 1967 debut album by Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band.
On an album heavily influenced by the Delta blues, the opening bars of "Sure 'Nuff 'n Yes I Do" is based on the Muddy Water song "Rollin' and Tumblin'". The opening lyric, "Well I was born in the desert …", quotes "New Minglewood Blues", an early version of "Rollin' and Tumblin" by Cannon's Jug Stompers… read more
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