The Box Tops

SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCHThe Box TopsSweet cream ladies forward marchThe world owes you a living Sweet cream ladies do your thoughtThink what you are givingTo the lost and lonely people of the nightOut of need they seek direction from the lightThey will love you in the darknessTake advantage of your starknessAnd refuse to recognize you in the lightSweet cream ladies forward marchThink what your providingSweet cream ladies show your startchWhat's the use in hidingWell point the searchlights below the other wayYou can stick your stimulation in your bayIt's a necessary function And for those without perfunctionYou get tired of vanilla everydaySweet cream ladies forward marchPuritans ignore themSweet cream ladies do their partSweet cream men adore themLet them satisfy the ego of the maleLet them fabricate success to those who failAnd should memories pursue themLet life give credit to themThey might keep a simple fellow out of jailSweet cream ladies forward marchSweet cream ladies forward marchSweet cream ladies forward march...FADE


The Box Tops were an American band of the 60s that combined soul and rock music into a popular sound epitomized by their famous single "The Letter". The band was fronted by teenaged singer Alex Chilton, and for their studio recordings after "The Letter", consisted solely of Chilton and Memphis studio musicians. For live performances, Chilton was joined by Tom Boggs (drums), Rick Allen (bass), Gary Talley (guitar), and Bill Cunningham (organ). A popular original member before their first hit was Larry Spillman (drums). ... Read More