From the album All The Birds

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Lyrics by M.C. Armstrong
Arranged by Armstrong, Graves, Irwin, McCanless, Ritter, and Zehmer.

Lyrics

She said it only comes once
She said Lord, I should've tried
She said my dear, there's the world of the heart
Or you can leave that world behind

They called her Okareda Lee
She was part Virginian, part Shawnee
It was just before the second big war
When the bootlegger's son came knocking at her door

Stay a little longer, he always used to say
Stay until the break of day
Stay a little longer, my sweet little O
You're all I've got now, don't you know

Round and round the mountain one night
He brought her home in the morning light
But even then he couldn't let her go
And then all of a sudden, everybody knows

Everything can change in a night
You better talk to her dear; you better make it all right
When your father's the law you can make a man run
And you better not be no bootlegger's son

Stay a little longer, he always used to say
Stay until the break of day
Stay a little longer, my sweet little O
I'll marry you right now, don't you know

She said my dear, I'm doing fine
But the dream of love still makes those white eyes shine
In a world that's losing all sense of time
The bootlegger’s son is still on her mind