Georgia, Sweet and Kind


Richard "Lord" Buckley, 1906-1960

[Sung]

Georgia, Georgia, you so sweet, so kind
Oh, I can't get Georgia off my insane mind.
Aaaaahhhhhhh
Georgia, Woo, pretty Georgia

[Spoken]

Whadda you doin' standin' there on the sidewalk?
Like I told you a hundred times, you see me on the sidewalk you get in the road.
Now git!

Yassuh!

[Sung]
Georgia, whoa pretty Georgia, you so sweet, so kind
Ooohhhh, I can't get Georgia off my crazy mind.
Laaaaa, la, la la la la, Georgia, Georgia, Georgia, Georgia

[Spoken]
Think you gonna vote do ya? Well I'm gonna tell you somethin'.
You never gonna vote and you might as well know it right now.
You better get on back to your house while you have a house to get to
before the roof burn over your head
Now git!

Yassuh!

[Sung]
Georgia, woo Georgia, you so sweet, so kind.
Oh, I can't get Georgia off my insane mind.
La la la la la, la la la la li la la la la la lee lee lee lee lee

[Spoken]
You gentlemen makin' a mistake there.
You ask Mr. Johnson over there.
Why he know'd me for nineteen years.
He know I'd never do nothin' like that.
You ask that gentleman, he gonna tell you an' splain to you.

Please let me splain somethin'.
You gentlemen gonna do somethin' you gonna be sorry for.
Lemme talk to somebody.
Lemme talk to somebody got some heart in him, gonna realize

Boy, take that rope and throw it over that tree over there.

Gentlemen, please, let me.....
No, no, wait a minute, wait a minute.
Don't be pushin' me
Ain't there somebody, ain't there somebody gonna listen?

Ohh, unnhhh, unnhhhhhhhh, owllllllll

[Sings]

Georgia, Georgia, oh, you so sweet, so kind
I can't get Georgia, off my crazy mind
Waa, ba bay so baa, boo bee


From Parabolic Revelations of the Late Lord Buckley,
recorded in Hollywood, 1952

Transcribed by EARL RIVERS

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