Hey Loretta

Album: Love Is The Foundation (1973)
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  • Well, a-goodbye tub and clothes line, goodbye pots and pans
    I'ma gonna take a Greyhound bus as further as I can
    I ain't a-gonna wash no windows and I ain't a-gonna scrub no floors
    And when you realize I'm gone, I'm a gonna hear you roar

    And you'll say, "Hey Loretta, I love you more than my Irish Setter"
    "Hey Loretta, don't leave me alone"
    "Hey Loretta, I swear I'm a gonna treat you better
    I'll buy you brand new overalls if you'll only come back home"

    I work my fingers to the bone and we don't hardly speak
    And all I ever get is just a little kiss about once a week
    So you can feed the chickens and you can milk the cow
    This a-woman's liberation, honey, is gonna start right now

    And you'll say, "Hey Loretta, I love you more than my Irish Setter"
    "Hey Loretta, don't leave me alone"
    "Hey Loretta, I swear I'm a gonna treat you better
    I'll buy you brand new overalls if you'll only come back home"

    I'll dress up like a movie star and pretty up my hair
    And no one here is a-gonna know what I'll be doing there
    I'll be swinging from the chandelier and bouncin' off the walls
    Instead of lovin' just one man, I'ma gonna love 'em all

    And you'll say "Hey Loretta, I love you more than my Irish Setter"
    "Hey Loretta, don't leave me alone"
    "Hey Loretta, I swear I'm a gonna treat you better
    I'll buy you brand new overalls if you'll only come back home" Writer/s: Shel Silverstein
    Publisher: T.R.O. INC.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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