I can’t place the melody, can you hum a few bars?
Well I've been out walking
I don't do that much talking these days, these days
These days I seem to think a lot
About the things that I forgot to do
And all the times I had the chance to
I sang Polk Salad Annie back a million years ago in my high school talent contest, but I was beaten by a football player in drag who lip synch'd a Madonna song.Start spreadin the news..
If some of ya'll never been down south too much
I'm gonna tell you a little bit about this
So that you'll understand what I'm talkin' about
Down there we have a plant that grows out in the woods
And in the fields looks somethin' like a turnip green
And everybody calls it polk salad, polk salad...
One of the few Elvis songs that I like. My wife is the biggest Elvis fan in Maryland and drives me crazy constantly playing his songs. I have to continually remind her that he stole that song from Tony Jo White (RIP). But I guess Tony Jo made more money from that song than the rest of his catalog of own releases. I still prefer his version.I sang Polk Salad Annie back a million years ago in my high school talent contest, but I was beaten by a football player in drag who lip synch'd a Madonna song.
There' no accounting for tastes.