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Jim Dixon Lyr Req: songs by Monette Moore (13) Lyr Add: TEXAS MAN BLUES (Monette Moore) 10 Jun 20


This is the kind of challenge I enjoy! Here's how I hear the song:
(Discographical information is from 78discography.com.)


TEXAS MAN BLUES
As recorded by Monette Moore on Vocalion 14903A, 1924.

I'm goin' down to that station,
Catch me a train goin' south.
I'm going just to see my man.
My heart's right in my mouth.

Talk of all your lovers, of all your lovers.
Ever since this world began.
Talk of your lovers since this world began;
When you talk about love, you ought to meet my Texas man.

He loves you when he fusses, when he fusses,
And he loves you when he's gay.
When he's fussing, he loves you when he's gay.
It takes a Texas man to love you night and day.

He loves me when I'm broke, Lord, yes, when I'm broke, Lord,
And he loves me when I'm down.
He loves me when I'm broke, Lord, and when I'm down.
It takes a Texas man to love you the whole year round.

Listen, women, oh, listen, women,
And please understand.
Listen, women, and please understand.
If you want real fine, please, ma'am, catch you a Texas man.

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[I'm not sure whether the word in the last line is "ma'am" or "man."]


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