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Lyrics by: Fred Burch, Don Hill
# Debut Chart
71 Apr '70 Hot 100

Lyrics

I was born on a levy A little bit south of Montgomery Mama worked in the big house And, daddy, he worked for the county


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I never had no learning Until I turned sixteen When Joe Henry come up the river Lord, made a woman out of me (Yes, he did) Lord, he made a woman out of me I used to tease Joe Henry I guess it served me right Wasn't long till he left me Crying out in the night Joe Henry had his say He wouldn't set me free I'm here to tell everybody That the man made a woman out of me Lord, he made a woman out of me When I think back To that day so long ago I get a little feeling On my mind Although it hurt me There's one thing I know When he left, he left him A woman behind When I meet another young man Wanting to love and run My mind goes back to Joe Henry James And the heck of a job he done Ain't no other man let me down You see I been set free Ever since way back yonder When Joe made a woman out of me (Yes, he did) Lord, he made a woman out of me (He made a woman) Lord, he made a woman out of me Joe made a woman out of me Lord, he made a woman out of me (Yes, he did) Joe made a woman out of me (He made a woman) Oh, he made a woman out of me

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