Who Sang I Wanna Roo You (Scottish Derivative)? Van Morrison

Van Morrison Tupelo Honey cover art
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Van Morrison
release date: 1971-11
genres: Rock Funk / Soul Blues Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:28
piano: Mark Jordon
trumpet: Luis Gasca
engineer: Stephen Barncard, David Brown and Doc Storch
bass: Bill Church
flute: Bruce Royston and Rolf "Boots" Houston
background vocals: Janet Planet, Van Morrison, Rolf "Boots" Houston, Ronnie Montrose and Ellen Schroer
organ: Ted Templeman
guitar: Ronnie Montrose and Van Morrison
percussion: Garry Malabar
mandolin: Ronnie Montrose
saxophone: Jack Schroer
steel guitar: John McFee
drums (drum set): Rick Shlosser
electric piano: Mark Jordon
horn arranger: Jack Schroer and Van Morrison
vibraphone: Garry Malabar
Twenty-third of December
Covered in snow
You in the kitchen
With the lights way down low
I'm in the parlor playing my old guitar
Speaking to you, darling, to find out how you are

I want to roo you, want to get through to you
I want to woo you, woo you tonight
I want to roo you, want to get through to you
I want to woo you, woo you tonight

Come to me softly
Come to me quiet
Know what I'm after
I'm gonna try it
Snowstorm's on the way and we'll be stranded for a week
Come over to the window, look outside take a peek


You know I am lonely
And in need of your company
Oh, let your love light shine on down on me

And we can just sit here
Look at the fire
Watch the flames leaping higher and higher
Tea on the stove food in the pan
Ain't going nowhere and we don't have many plans


And you know I am lonely
I been in need of your company
Let your love shine on down on me


Woo you tonight, pretty baby
Woo you tonight, little darling
Woo you tonight, alright
Woo you tonight

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Wild Night
  • 2 (Straight to Your Heart) Like a Cannonball
  • 3 Old Old Woodstock
  • 4 Starting a New Life
  • 5 You're My Woman
  • 6 Tupelo Honey
  • 7 I Wanna Roo You (Scottish Derivative)
  • 8 When That Evening Sun Goes Down
  • 9 Moonshine Whiskey

  • Album Information
    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin