Club Zydeco Moon

Album: Clancy's Tavern (2011)
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  • She was a dancer at the Club Zydeco Moon
    An all night social house and all day saloon
    She had the face and body, the devil's own desire
    Her lips were full and sugar sweet as blackberry wine

    She danced around my table
    Flashin' gris-gris eyes at me
    Swayin' to the tempo of a squeezebox melody
    She reached down and snatched the folded money from my fist
    So easy to give into and too hard to resist

    She did her business underneath the candle light
    Always aware of Mama Zuzu's watchful eye
    How many young boys have lost their innocence
    Turned into old men wonderin' where their money went

    What happened 20 years ago seem like yesterday
    I don't drive through that part of town, I go the other way
    She still dances through my bedroom every time I go to sleep
    To the rhythm of the music that the squeezebox player keeps

    I smell the incense burning Mama Zuzu's cigarette
    Louisiana heat wave and the midnight sumer sweat
    Somewhere down that alley there's an old run down saloon
    And she's waiting there for me at Club Zydeco Moon

    She danced around my table
    Flashin' gris-gris eyes at me
    Swayin' to the tempo of a squeezebox melody
    She reached down and snatched the folded money from my fist
    So easy to give into and too hard to resist

    She was a dancer Writer/s: EDWARD FUTCH, TOBY KEITH
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Jenny from Victoria, B.c. CanadaClub Zydeco Moon is my all time favourite song by Toby Keith.
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