R. B. Greaves:Take a Letter Maria

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“Take a Letter Maria”
Artist: R. B. Greaves
Albums: S K Y . F M - Oldies - the 50s, 60s, & 70s - Three Decades of Great Oldies on Www.Sky.Fm ()

Last night as I got home about a half past ten
There was the woman I thought I knew
In the arms of another man
I kept my cool, I ain't no fool
Let me tell you what happened then
I packed some clothes and I walked out
And I ain't going back again

[Chorus:]
So take a letter Maria, address it to my wife
Say I won't be coming home, gonna start a new life
So take a letter Maria, address it to my wife
Send a copy to my lawyer, gotta start a new life

You've been many things but most of all a good secretary to me
And it's times like this I feel you've always been close to me
Was I wrong to work nights to try to build a good life
All work and no play has just cost me a wife

[Chorus]

When a man loves a woman it's hard to understand
That she would find more pleasure in the arms of another man
I never really noticed how sweet you are to me
It just so happens I'm free tonight
Would you like to have dinner with me

[Chorus]

So take a letter Maria, address it to my wife