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big mad mama ran a damn fine cat house in new orleans
she blew a hole in my pocket and everybody called her a queen
she kept a gun in her bra and a knife down in her down in between
she didn't like water and she only drank whiskey, damn that shit made her mean

oh mad mama
oh mad mama

well big mad mama had the fastest hands you ain't ever seen
just a dime for a dance and a dollar for your wildest dreams
don't ya push her too far, you'll end up dead in the yard with a dagger stepped in your spleen
she could always drink whiskey, and she smoked like a chimney
she's the only real woman for me

oh mad mama
oh mad mama

now she cast me aside, cursed my soul 'cause i lied, won't take my dollar as much as i try
and now i'm going down south, gonna shoot that cat house
that strong woman she made me untied

oh you're gone mad mama
oh you're gone mad mama

ORIGINAL SONG LYRICS by: rachel weatherby & her sister


from curls of smoke (ep), track released May 24, 2014
ORIGINAL SONG BY: rachel weatherby & her sister
VOX & GUITAR: riddy arman
FIDDLE: jackson ellis allan
mastered by tim story




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