Tag: Willie Time

Leon Russell – Dixie Lullaby

Gather round me people, got a song to sing About that sweet magnolia thyme The black eyed Susan made some catfish stew And papa brought some homemade wine Now, all the southern children like to rock 'n' roll The TV mamas tell you why They got it on the boat from Africa It's that Dixie lullaby And blind Willie Time, he had a dime shoe shine Stand down on Beale Street And Willie would stop and say "Hello" To all the shoes he'd meet "Why are you so happy?" said the clean white buck "You got no reason to be happy Mr. Time" But Willie just smiled and he dropped his rag And sang a Dixie lullaby Now you heard the story of my southern home With a honeysuckle wine Anytime you think that you might come yourself You ought to keep this thought i...