Delta Dawn Lyrics

Tanya Tucker


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Alex Harvey, Larry Collins
album: Track 1 in album Delta Dawn
release date: 1972-10
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Honky Tonk
length: 2:58

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Delta Dawn what's that flower you have on?
Could it be a faded rose from days gone by?
And did I hear you say he was ameetin' you here today
To take you to his mansion in the sky

She's forty one and her daddy still calls her baby
All the folks around Brownsville say she's crazy
'Cause she walks downtown with a suitcase in her hand
Lookin' for a mysterious dark-haired man

In her younger days they called her Delta Dawn
Prettiest woman you ever laid eyes on
Then a man of low degree stood by her side
And promised her he'd take her for his bride

Delta Dawn what's that flower you have on?
Could it be a faded rose from days gone by?
And did I hear you say he was ameetin' you here today
To take you to his mansion in the sky


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Delta Dawn
  • 2 New York City Song
  • 3 Smell the Flowers
  • 4 If You Touch Me
  • 5 He's All I Got
  • 6 The Jamestown Ferry
  • 7 Loving You Could Never Be Better
  • 8 Soul Song
  • 9 Love's The Answer
  • 10 The Happiest Girl In The Whole U.S.A.
  • 11 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry