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Barra
Chauffeur
Traditional
Recording sessions
1965 September 30-October 1: New York
Won't you be my chauffeur
Be my chauffeur
Want you to ride me
Want you to ride me downtown
Oh yeah well you ride so easy
Big mama just can't turn you down yeah yeah

Want you to be my chauffeur
Be my chauffeur
Want you to ride me
Ride me downtown
Well well you ride so easy
Big mama just can't turn you down yeah yeah

Don't ride those girls
Don't ride them girls
Don't ride them girls
No other girls baby
Downtown downtown
You got your great big mama
She just can't turn you down

Yeah now I'm gonna buy you
Yes I'm gonna buy you
Great big new car great big new car
You gonna ride so easy
I'm gonna be your only pro

Won't you be my chauffeur
Well be my chauffeur now
Be my chauffeur
Won't you ride me
Oh ride me on downtown yeah yeah
Gonna ride so easy
Oh just can't turn you down yeah yeah

Let's go home now
Let's go home now
He's gonna ride me on home now
‘Way from downtown
Gonna ride so easy
Oh just can't turn you down
Yeah yeah yeah

(Lyrics transcription by Roger Nupie)