Creole Woman

Album: That Don't Make Me a Bad Guy (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • This southern Country-Rock track finds Keith unable to avoid the temptations of a voodoo mistress. He explained to Billboard magazine that the song is about, "a guy stopping in a bar in Louisiana and getting taken up to a girl's room... and she puts the mojo on him and curses him."
  • Toby Keith discussed on the press release for That Don't Make Me a Bad Guy this song written by himself and Bobby Pinson: "I always wanted to write one of these kinds of songs, but we really didn't have an idea for a title. We started writing and somewhere along the way we decided we were dealing with a Creole woman witch doctor. We ended with the cry of the Creole woman as our centerpiece. It's a story about a lost outlaw running from whatever. He happens through Louisiana and figures he'll have a quick night of romance and move on down the road, but he bites off more than he can chew."

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