Shortenin' Bread

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The Tractors

The Tractors is an American country rock band composed of a loosely associated group of musicians, headed by guitarist Steve Ripley. Under the band's original lineup, The Tractors was signed to Arista Records in 1994, releasing their self-titled debut album that year; the album only produced one To… more »

Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread 
Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread 

Boy got the shakes don't know why
 Every little thing make the poor boy cry
Mama call the doctor doctor done said
Boy done need himself some shortenin' bread 

Mama's little baby loves shortenin' shortenin'
Mama's little baby loves shortenin' bread 
Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread 

 Moses and the Children of Israel 
Wanderin' in the desert tryin' to do God's will
 Tired and hungry almost dead
God sent down some shortenin' bread 

Mama's little baby loves shortenin' shortenin'
All God's children love shortenin' bread 
Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread 

Ain't no way to tell you baby what you mean to me
Give me just a taste of your love set me free
[ piano ]
Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread 
Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread 

Ain't no way to tell you baby what you mean to me...

Ain't nothin' sweeter nothin' so fine
 Sweet like honey and red red wine
 Great gosh a mighty full speed ahead
Take a big bite of shortenin' bread 

Mama's little baby loves shortenin' shortenin'
Mama's little baby loves shortenin' bread 
Mama's little baby loves shortenin' shortenin'
All God's children love shortenin' bread 
Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread 
Shortenin' shortenin' shortenin' bread

Written by: CASEY VANBEEK, DONNIE KEESEE, STEVE RIPLEY, WALT RICHMOND

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