Elderberry Wine

Album: Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player (1972)
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  • There's a fly in the window
    A dog in the yard
    And a year since I saw you
    There's a trunk in the corner
    I keep all my letters
    My bills and demands I keep too

    Well I can't help thinking
    About the times
    You were a wife of mine
    You aimed to please me
    Cooked black-eyed peas-me
    Made elderberry wine

    Drunk all the time
    Feeling fine on elderberry wine
    Those were the days
    We'd lay in the haze
    Forget depressive times
    How can I ever get it together
    Without a wife in line
    To pick the crop and get me hot
    On elderberry wine

    Round a tee in the summer
    A fire in the fall
    Flat out when they couldn't stand
    The bottle went round
    Like a woman down south
    Passed on from hand to hand

    Well I can't help thinking
    About the times
    You were a wife of mine
    You aimed to please me
    Cooked black-eyed peas-me
    Made elderberry wine

    Drunk all the time
    Feeling fine on elderberry wine
    Those were the days
    We'd lay in the haze
    Forget depressive times
    How can I ever get it together
    Without a wife in line
    To pick the crop and get me hot
    On elderberry wine

    Drunk all the time
    Feeling fine on elderberry wine
    Those were the days
    We'd lay in the haze
    Forget depressive times
    How can I ever get it together
    Without a wife in line
    To pick the crop and get me hot
    On elderberry wine

    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine
    Elderberry wine Writer/s: BERNIE TAUPIN, ELTON JOHN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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