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Dale Robin Goodman: Music

Delta Mama Blues

(Dale Robin Goodman Lockman)
Townes Van Zandt

Chorus: Well, come away with me, my little delta boy I wanna be your delta mama for awhile And if you stay you'll see that I bring you lots of joy I can turn those little teardrops to a smile Chorus Well, if you're blue, don't cry, just wander right downtown You can find your delta mama waitin' there Well, I thought you knew that I Would never let you down I can ease your mind and take away your cares Chorus Well, if the grass goes brown don't you hang your head too low Well, there ain't no need for you to sit and pine If you'll just ask around I'm sure someone will know Just exactly what it takes to get you back to feelin’ fine Chorus Well, if you don't know by now what I've been tryin' so hard to say Well my delta boy I'm afraid you're up to tight But you take it slow and somehow You come meandering out my way And I'll take you in my arms and make it right