w & m by John D. Loudermilk
(c)1967 Acuff-Rose Publ. Inc.

(Intro: Light calypso tempo)

Bahama mama from Nassau town
Ya turn the sailor boys upside down
Ya make 'm foolish and ya take their mon'
But they all love ya, ev'ry single, single one
Bahama mama, mama, mom mama mama
Mom, mama, mama mommom

Bahama mama, when the tourists come
They wanna laugh and spend the Yankee mon'
They wanna hear ya sing your lovin' songs
And drink the sweet sugar rum babies, all nite long
Bahama mama, mama, mom mama mama,
Mom, mama, mama mommom
Oh, yeah, Oh yeah
Baha mamama mama, mama mom mom mama
mama mom mama, mama mom mama mama mom mom!

Big shot pile off his yacht
And in Bermudas and black stretch socks
And money belt 'neath his flowered shirt
He go give Bahama mama, watch her swish her skirts

The fisher boy go out sunrise
And for the King Conch Shell he dives
And in the evenin' he take his pay
And go get Bahama mama for to watch her sway

(source: Standard Songs Pop/ Country/ Blues/ Folk/ Instumentals/ Novelty, Acuff-Rose Publications Inc. 1956-1973)


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