Mean Little Mama

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Roy Orbison

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), also known by the nickname 'The Big O', was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in Texas and began singing in a rockabilly/country a… more »

Well why do you treat me so mean 
You're the meanest thing I've ever seen 
You won't let a-me hold you tight 
You won't let a-me love you right 
But you know I love you 
So why do you do me like you do 
Say maybe little baby, I'm nervous as a bug 
You got me crazy little baby, you know you tear me up 
You're a mean little mama, ah-ah 
Yeah a mean little mama, ah-ah 
Well I'm down on my knees for you 
Well I'm beggin' and a-pleadin' 
Oh please-please love me too

Say maybe little baby, I'm nervous as a bug 
You got me crazy little baby, you know you tear me up 
You're a mean little mama, ah-ah 
Yeah a mean little mama, ah-ah 
Well I'm down on my knees for you 
Well I'm beggin' and a-pleadin' 
Oh please-please love me too
Well I'm beggin' and a-pleadin' 
Oh please-please love me too
Well I'm beggin' and a-pleadin' 
Oh please-please love me too

Written by: ROY ORBISON

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