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Band: Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show
Album: DOCTOR HOOK
Side: I
Track#: II
Song: Marie Lavaux
Composer: Shel Silverstein


Intro


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Down in Lou'siana where the black trees grow live a voodoo lady named Marie Lavaux
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She got a black cat tooth and a mojo bone and anyone wouldn't leave her alone
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She go GREEEEEEEEEEEE another man done gone


First Verse


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She live in a swamp in a hollow log with a one eyed snake and a three legged dog
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She got a bent bony body and stringy hair and if she ever seen you messin' round there
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She go GREEEEEEEEEEEE another man done gone


Third Verse


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And then one night when the moon was black into the swamp came Handsome Jack
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A no good man that you all know and he was lookin' around for Marie Lavaux
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He said Marie Lavaux you lovely witch why don't you gimme a little charm gonna make me rich
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He said now gimme million dollars and I'll tell you what I'll do, this very night I'm 
gonna marry you
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It'll be GREEEEEEEEEEEE another man done gone


Fourth Verse


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So Marie did some magic and she shook a little sand, she made a million dollars and she 
put it in his hand
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Then she looked and she said hey hey, Now I'm gettin' ready for my wedding day
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Then ol' Handsome Jack said "Good-bye Marie, you too damn ugly for a man like me"
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So Marie started cryin', her fangs started shakin', her body started turnin', she 
started quakin'
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She said GREEEEEEEEEEEE another man done gone


Outro


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So if you ever get down where the black tree grow and meet a voodoo lady named Marie Lavaux
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And if she ever asks you to make her your wife, man you better stay with her for the 
rest of your life
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Or it'll be GREEEEEEEEEEEE....
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