FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Big Boss Man’ Leon Russell and Friends (1971)

Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges; April 2, 1942 – November 13, 2016) was an American musician and songwriter who was involved with numerous bestselling records during his 60-year career that spanned multiple genres.

He collaborated with many notable artists and recorded at least 31 albums and 430 songs. He wrote “Delta Lady”, recorded by Joe Cocker, and organized and performed with Cocker’s Mad Dogs & Englishmen tour in 1970.

I do like Leon Russell….

Lyrics below


“Big Boss Man”

Big boss man, can’t you hear me when I call
Big boss man, can’t you hear me when I call
Well, you ain’t so big, you’re just tall, that’s all

Got me working, boss man, working ’round the clock
I want me a drink of water, but you won’t let Jimmy stop
Big boss man, can’t you hear me when I call?
Well, you ain’t so big, you just tall, that’s all

Well, I’m gonna get me a bossman, one gonna treat me right
Work hard in the day time, rest easy at night
Big boss man, can’t you hear me when I call?
Well, you ain’t so big, you’re just tall, that’s all

Published by donmatthewspoetry

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