Janis JoplinTell Mama (Calgary 04 07 1970)

Alright!!! Alright!!! I'm ready, man! Whoaa yeah!!! You thought you had found yourself a good girl, One who would love you and give you the world. Then you find, honey, you've been misused, Come to me, honey, I'll do what you choose. I want you to Well, tell mama All about it. Well, tell mama What you need Tell your mama, babe, What you want. Tell your mama, babe. What you need What you want. What you need What you want Whoa! an' I'll make everything alright. That girl you didn't have no sense, babe, Wasn't worth all the time that you spent. That same man he throwed you outdoors, I just heard that he quartered your clothes, hey! Well, tell mama All about it. Tell mama What you need. Tell your mama, babe, What you want Tell your mama, babe. What you need What you want What you need What you want, Whoaaa! an' I'll make everything alright, babe. Whoaa... rock & roll! ... baby, Wasn't worth all the time that you spent. And that same man that throwed you outdoors, I just heard that he torn all your clothes, hey. Well, tell mama All about it Tell mama What you need Tell your mama, babe What you want Tell your mama, babe What you need What you want What you need What you want Anything I can do Anything I can do for you. Tell your mama, babe! Your mama, babe! Your mama, babe! Your mama, babe! Hey your mama, babe! Tell your mama, babe! Tell your mama, babe! Tell your mama, babe! Hey! Every time you get lonely, lonely, lonely, Every time you get lonely sometime. Every time you get lonely, lonely, lonely, Every time you get lonely sometime. Every time you got to cry, cry, Every time you gotta cry. Every time you got to cry, cry, cry, Every day, Lord. And I'd figured I'll tell you, when you go lonely, an' I figure everybody does, right ? Because as a matter of fact everybody does. I figure if you're a woman Man if you're really a woman You already know what you need, man. You already know what you're looking for, Man, i found out out at fourteen years old And I been lookin' for it every since, too, man. But, if you happen to be a young cat, You know like about seventeen years old, just about If you happen to be a young cat and you ain't figured it out yet, I'll tell you what you need, baby, When you got those strange thoughts in your head You got those strange little weirdenesses happening to you, you don't know what they are I'll tell ya what you need — You need a sweet lovin' mama, babe, Honey, sweet talkin' mama, babe. You need a sweet lovin' mama, babe. Honey, sweet talkin' mama, babe. You need someone to listen to you, Someone to want you, Someone to hold you Someone to need you Someone to use you Someone to want you Someone to need you Someone to hold you Someone to want you Someone to hold you You need a mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, baby Lordy, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama. Mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, yeah! Mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, yeah! Mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, mama, yeah! Tell mama all about it Tell mama all about it What you need, what you want What you need, what you want Anything I can do Anything I can do Tell your mama, babe Yeah your mama babe! Whoa mama babe! Whoa mama babe! Whoa mama babe! Whoa mama babe! Whoa mama babe! Whoa mama babe! Whaa mama babe! Yeah An' I'll make everything alright, yeah! Hey! Yeah! This is a song I heard years ago by the great Nina Simone, and I always wanted to do it, so I did it, and I'm gonna do it again right now.
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