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1968 R&B smash "The Snake" (US #27),which has been very popular on the Northern Soul music circuit in the UK; it also provided Wilson with his only British chart hit, reaching number 41 in 1975.
Best remembered for the soul classic "Show and Tell," singer Al Wilson was born June 19, 1939 in Meridian, Mississippi. From childhood forward he was singing professionally, and by the age of 12 was leading his own spiritual quartet and singing in the church choir, even performing covers of country and western hits as circumstances dictated. While he was in high school, Wilson and his family relocated to San Bernadino, California, where he worked odd jobs as a mail carrier, a janitor, and an office clerk, in addition to teaching himself to play drums; after graduation he spent four years touring with Johnny Harris and the Statesmen before joining the US Navy and singing with an enlisted men's chorus.
The "Secret Agent Man", Johnny Rivers, Produced This Single By Al Wilson In The Late 60's Called "The Snake". It Has A Superb "Soul City" Sound With Outstanding Horns And Overall Musical Arrangement. You'll Hear "Real Instruments" On This Classic Northern Soul Groove.
Al Wilson The Snake Lyrics: On her way to work one mornin', Down a path alongside the lake, A tender-hearted woman, Saw a poor half-frozen snake. His pretty colored skin Had been all frosted with the dew, "Poor thing," she cried, "I'll take you in," "And I'll take care of you." "Take me in, tender woman, Take me in, for heaven's sake, Take me in, tender woman," Sighed the snake. She wrapped him up all cozy, In a comforter of silk. And laid him by the fireside With some honey and some milk. Well she hurried home from work that night And soon as she arrived, She found that pretty snake She'd taken in had been revived. "Take me in, tender woman, [ Find more Lyrics on mp3lyrics.org ] Take me in, for heaven's sake, Take me in, tender woman," Sighed the snake. Now, she clutched him to her bosom, "You're so beautiful," she cried. "But if I hadn't brought you in, By now you might have died." Now she stroked his pretty skin again, And then kissed and held him tight. Instead of saying, "Thanks," That snake gave her a vicious bite. "Take me in, tender woman, Take me in, for heaven's sake, Take me in, tender woman," Sighed the snake. "But, I saved you," cried that woman, "And you've bitten me, but why? You know your bite is poisonous, And now I'm gonna die." "Aw, shut up, silly woman," Said that reptile, with a grin. "You knew damn well I was a snake, Before you brought me in." "Please, take me in, oh, tender woman, Take me in, for heaven's sake, Take me in, tender woman," Sighed the ...
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