"Green Flowers" lyrics - OTIS SPANN

"Green Flowers"
(McKinley Morganfield / Muddy Waters)

When the flower yard start blooming
You gotta keep them here for me

'Cause he will steal your flowers and your wife with the weed

You want to grow beautiful flowers
Don't let your friend plant your seed
'Cause he don't know beautiful flowers
You'll be tricked with the weed

Yeah how my baby used to hold me
Till I got picked with a thief
And now you let me stand there
Holding on

A you know what she told me
Once you were blind but now you see
Say you know your eyes open
You wind up with a woman be