"Delta Lady" as written by and Leon Russell....
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 warm and tender shelter of my body

Oh, you're my, yes you're my, delta lady
Yes, your my, need 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 the days
And different ways that I held you
We were closely touchin', yes our heart was beatin'

Oh you're my, yes your my, delta lady
Tell you my, be oh my, delta lady

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

There are concrete mountains in the city
An pretty city women live inside them
Tell you, 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
Tell ya my, need oh my, delta lady
(Yeah, you are)
Tell ya mine, yes you're my, delta lady

Oh, you're my, need oh my, delta lady, yeah
Tell you mine, yes you're my, delta lady

Oh, you're mine.

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"Delta Lady" as written by Leon Russell


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    General CommentThe legend says Leon Russell wrote this song for his then-lover Rita Coolidge.

    "Delta" is maybe the most obvious feminine naughty bit reference I've seen in any song. The Wet and naked bit may refer to Eden, since Rita denies ever being naked in Leon's garden.
    saddoofus13on March 08, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI want to share this song with someone from another planet who has never heard Rock and Roll music
    myhotelyearon May 14, 2010   Link

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