Cross Roads

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Cross Roads-Texas Alexander
Accompanied by Buster Pickens, piano, and Leon Benton, guitar

Lord, I was standin' at the crossroad, I was tryin' my best to get a ride
I was standin' at the crossroad, I was tryin' my best to get a ride
Nobody seemed to know me, everybody was passin' by

Don't a man feel bad when all he's got is gone?
Don't a man feel bad, people, when all he's got is gone?
I haven't got nobody, holdin' on my right arm

Mama told me when I was a little boy, at home playin' in the sand
Mama told me when I was a little boy, down home playin' in the sand
She said, "Be a good long time, Texas, before you get to be a man."

If I just had listened to what my mama said
If I just had-a listened to what my mama said
Yeah, I'da been at home asleep in mama's feather bed

You have a woman that you really hate to lose
You have any-a woman, I say, a woman you really hate to lose
Yeah, I had a little woman, I gave her all my money, too


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