Alannah Myles - Black Velvet Lyrics

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Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell
Jimmy Rodgers on the Victrola up high
Mama's dancin' with baby on her shoulder
The sun is settin' like molasses in the sky
The boy could sing, knew how to move ev'rything
Always wanting more, he'd leave you longing for
Black velvet and that little boy smile
Black velvet with that slow southern style
A new religion that'll bring her to your knees
Black velvet if you please
Up in Memphis the music's like a heat wave
White Lightnin' bound to drive you wild
Mama's baby's in the heart of ev'ry school girl
Love Me Tender leaves 'em cryin' in the aisle
The way he moved, it was a sin, so sweet and true
Always wanting more, he'd leave you longing for
Black velvet and that little boy smile
Black velvet and that slow southern style
A new religion that'll bring her to your knees
Black velvet if you please
Ev'ry word of ev'ry song that he sang was for you
In a flash he was gone, it happened so soon
What could you do?
Black velvet and that little boy smile
Black velvet in that slow southern style
A new religion that'll bring her to your knees
Black velvet if you please
Black velvet and that little boy smile
Black velvet in that slow southern style
A new religion that'll bring her to your knees
Black velvet if you please
If you please
If you please
If you please

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Still Got This Thing
  • 2 Love Is
  • 3 Black Velvet
  • 4 Rock This Joint
  • 5 Lover of Mine
  • 6 Kick Start My Heart
  • 7 If You Want To
  • 8 Just One Kiss
  • 9 Who Loves You
  • 10 Hurry Make Love


  • Credits
    publisher: ©OLE MM
    writers: Christopher Ward, David Tyson
    album: Track 3 in album Alannah Myles
    release date: 1989-3-28
    popularity : 1745 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Blues Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
    writer: David Tyson, Christopher Ward
    Album Information
    label: Atlantic
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 075678195624
    script: Latin