Delta Lady

Album: Joe Cocker! (1969)
  • Woman of the country now that I found you
    Longing in your soft and fertile delta
    And I whisper sighs to satisfy the longin'
    For the warmth and tender shelter of my body

    Oh, you're my, yes you're my, delta lady
    Yes, you're my, me oh my, delta lady

    Please don't ask how many times I found you
    Standing wet and naked in the garden
    And I think of days and different ways I held you
    We were closely touchin', yes our heart was beatin'

    Oh you're my, yes you're my, delta lady
    And you're my, me oh my, delta lady

    Oh, when I'm home again in England
    I'll think of you, love (think about you, oh, I think about you)
    Because, I love you, love

    There are concrete mountains in the city
    An pretty city women live inside them
    And yet it seems, the city scene is lackin' you
    I'm so glad you're waitin' for me in the country

    Oh you're mine, yes you're my, delta lady
    Said you're my, me oh my, my delta lady
    And you're mine, yes you're my, my delta lady
    Yeah you're mine, me oh my, delta lady
    Said you're my, yes you're my, my delta lady
    Yeah, you're mine Writer/s: Leon Russell
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Comments: 1

  • Larry from OklahomaRita Coolidge is def the "Delta Lady", but I believe the lyrics also are addressing that lovely spot of the female anatomy that we all cherish.
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