Crazy Mary

  • She lived on a curve in the road, in an old tar-paper shack
    On the south side of the town, on the wrong side of the tracks
    Sometimes on the way into town we'd say:
    "Mama, can we stop and give her a ride?"
    Sometimes we did but her hands flew from her side
    Wild eyed, crazy Mary

    Down along the road, past the Parson's place
    The old blue car we used to race
    Little country store with a sign tacked to the side
    Said "No L-O-I-T-E-are-I-N-G allowed"
    Underneath that sign always congregated quite a crowd

    Take a bottle, drink it down, pass it around
    Take a bottle, drink it down, pass it around
    Take a bottle, drink it down, pass it around

    One night thunder cracked mercy backed outside her windowsill
    Dreamed I was flying high above the trees, over the hills
    Looked down into the house of Mary
    Bare bulb on, newspaper-covered walls, and Mary rising up above it all

    Next morning on the way into town
    Saw some skid marks, and followed them around
    Over the curve, through the fields, into the house of Mary

    That what you fear the most, could meet you halfway
    That what you fear the most, could meet you halfway
    Take a bottle, drink it down, pass it around
    Take a bottle, drink it down, pass it around
    Take a bottle, drink it down, pass it around Writer/s: VICTORIA ANN WILLIAMS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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