Collard Greens--help me find this song

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  1. Diamond Dave

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    Hi folks--our band does an old R&B/blues tune that we call "Collard Greens," but I can't find it anywhere on teh interwebs. All I find is a current hip-hop song by "Schoolboy Q" and some old jazz tunes that aren't the same song. I wish I could tell you how it goes--it's a standard I-IV-V but I think the chorus includes a little slide up to the VI for maybe half a bar and then back. And there's a funky little riff that the verses are built around.

    So, that's probably not enough to go on, but anybody have ideas what this song is?
     
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    ...are there lyrics involved? ...a chorus? might want to add anything else you know about it, because I'm thinking my interweb is pretty much the same as yours...
     
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    It's an instrumental. Maybe I'll put a clip up tonight of the chord progression in the chorus. That would be a dead giveaway I think. Maybe not. :confused:
     
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    there's a tune called "Collard Greens and Black-eyed Peas" that was something of a standard jazz/swing blues tune. Had a fairly recognizable riff. Here's a version by the Bud Powell Trio, with Bud Powell on piano.

    this sound anything familiar? ...or is this one of the "old jazz" tunes that is not what you're looking for?
     
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    Thanks but it turns out it's an original by our lead guitarist! Sorry to have wasted anyone's time. :oops:
     
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