My Maria

Album: My Maria (1973)
Charted: 9
  • My Maria don't you know I've come a long, long way
    I been longin' to see her
    When she's around she takes my blues away
    Sweet Maria the sunlight surely hurts my eyes
    I'm a lonely dreamer on a highway in the skies

    Maria, Maria I love you

    My Maria there were some blue and sorrow times
    Just my thoughts about you bring back my piece of mind
    Gypsy lady you're a miracle work for me
    You set my soul free like a ship sailing on the sea
    She is the sunlight when skies are grey
    She treats me so right lady take me away

    My Maria
    Maria I love you
    My Maria
    Maria I love you

    My Maria Writer/s: JOHN DAVIES CALE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Greg Ewen from NashvilleWho played drums on my Maria?
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 25th 1973, B.W. Stevenson performed "My Maria" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    One month earlier on July 22nd, 1973 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #81; and on September 23rd, 1973 it peaked at #9 {for 1 week} and spent 16 weeks on the Top 100...
    On the same 'Bandstand' show he also performed "Shambala"; on June 3rd, 1973 it peaked at #66 on the Top 100, that same week Three Dog Night’s covered version was at #14, six weeks later it would peaked at #3 {for 1 week}...
    B.W. had two more Top 100 records after "My Maria"; "The River of Love" {peaked at #53 in 1974} and "Down to the Station" {reached #82 in 1977}...
    R.I.P Mr. Stevenson, born Louis Charles Stevenson, {1949 - 1988}.
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