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Sweet Phoebe Green
Out Of The Woodwork III
© 1974 by Gary E. Andrews
All Right Reserved for the Globe

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Sweet Phoebe Green,
I used to love her nightly.
She used to pull my boots off,
'n say she loved me too.
Sweet Phoebe Green,
She had a cousin in Philly.
I used to love her too,
And if Phoebe ever knew,
She'd kill me.
That's just what she'd do.

I called her Philly Blue,
But her name was Sandy.
I used to take her love,
Like takin' candy,
From a baby.

Until one day,
When Phoebe hopped a train,
To Philly P. A.
And rode it.
She and Philly Blue
Put two with two,
And knowed it was a lie.

Now Phoebe's never home when I call.
And Philly Blue's never home at all.
My oh my, Oh why didn't I leave well enough alone?

Sweet Phoebe Green,
They say she moved to Memphis.
I thought, "What does this mean?"
'Cause to me it's senseless,
To run away.

I found Philly Blue.
It was hard to locate her.
I was a pleasant surprise,
And I knowed I could date her,
If I wanted to.
So nowadays,
I just hop on a train,
To Philly P. A. and ride it.
Me and Philly Blue
Find things to do,
Confiding in each other.
And some weekends,
I go to Tennessee,
And play the same games with Phoebe.
Oh no! Not again!
Oh! Why can't a man,
Leave well enough alone?

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Sweet Phoebe Green 1974 by Gary E. Andrews
All Rights Reserved For The Globe