"Southern Drawl" as written by and Afie Salomon Jurvanen....
I cant be at your beckon call,
your love so slow and heavy,
its like a southern drawl
and it dont seem worth your time
if the two of us ain't one of a kind.

I wont be another turn
to gather up and use what you learn.

And of course he's always on your mind
you should hold him dear
leave his love behind
cause you cant call it moving on,
if all i do, is make you feel so wrong.

I wont be another turn
to gather up and use what you learn

If always a man might love,
loving to laugh to do and to give?
i know that it could take some time
go be with him, but then be mine...

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    Lyric CorrectionI can't be at your beck and call
    With a love so slow and heavy...

    ...to gather up and use what you learned...

    ...but leave his love behind...

    ...use what you learned

    Of all the ways a man might live
    To love and to laugh, to do and to give...
    northlingon March 10, 2012   Link
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    My OpinionI think this is one of the more perfect folkie heart break songs ever written. But I like the solo acoustic performances better than the studio recording. He's really talented.
    northlingon March 10, 2012   Link

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