Careless Love (Skip James)

Oh love, ooh love Oh, careless love Yes, oh love, oh love Oh, careless love Oh love oh, oh love Oh love, oh, careless How can't you see What careless love, have done? And it have caused me to weep And to It done caused me to weep And to moan It done caused me to weep An it caused me to moan You know that love done caused Me to leave my happy home Oh love'll lie Oh love, just Oh love, oh Oh, love'll die Ooh, love Oh love, oh careless Now you can see me What a careless love have My mother, she told me When I was a child My mother, told me When I was a child My mother, she told me She told me When I was a child 'These old, battleaxe women Son, go an' run you wild' Then I said, 'That's the reason' Oh careless love' Oh, love Oh love Oh, careless love Oh, love'll lie Oh love, oh love Oh careless Yeah you, can't you see What it have done? Yes, my mama She used to kneel an pray Oh, my mama She used to kneel an she'd pray An I believe I heard her say 'Oh Lord, will you see my child, today And you see what this careless love Done causin'? And you can just see, now What a careless love have done Now, you can just see What careless love have done An you now, you can see You can You can just see What careless love have done An you know it done 'Caused me to do a lot of things wrong An that caused me to Leave my happy home