Wonder Woman

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When I'm down and out she stays by me without a doubt
And if I stumble like I'm gonna fall
She's right there at my beck and call
She's my wonder woman, wonder one
What she can't do, can't be done
(Make me feel so good)
Early in the morning
(I feel so good and thing)

A friend a mine said with this girl I shouldn't stay
But hey guess what?
I stuck by her anyway
O Lord, I'm glad I did
Just look what I'd be missing if I'd listened to that young kid

Every now and then, yeah yeah
I thank my maker for the shape I'm in
(Make me feel so good)
Early in the morning
(I feel so good and thing)

She makes me feel ten feet tall
If I'm worth anything she's got it all
Weeks into months
Months into years
I got to tell you how sweet it is

If you ever leave my life
I would surely die (cry and cry)
(Make me feel so good)
Make me wanna...
(I feel so good and thing)

Sometimes I think something will go wrong
Nothing this good ever lasts long
Then you come along and guarantee
Just how much you care for me

Every now and then, yeah yeah
I thank my maker for the shape I'm in
(Make me feel so good)
Early in the morning
(I feel so good and thing)

Wonder Woman
Written byAllen Toussaint
Performed byElvis Costello & Allen Toussaint
(featuring The Imposters, Anthony "AB" Brown & The Crescent City Horns)
Produced byJoe Henry
Horn arrangementAllen Toussaint
MusiciansElvis Costello - vocal
Allen Toussaint - piano, backing vocals
Steve Nieve - Hammond B3 organ
Davey Faragher - bass, backing vocals
Pete Thomas - drums
Anthony "AB" Brown - Fender Telecaster guitar
Brian "Breeze" Cayolle - baritone saxophone
Amadee Castenell - tenor saxophone
Joe "Foxx" Smith - trumpet
Sam "Big Sam" Williams - trombone
RecordedNovember 27 - December 10, 2005, Sunset Sound, Hollywood, and/or Piety Street Recorders, New Orleans
ReleasedMay 27, 2006
AlbumsThe River In Reverse, 2006
Length3:08

First known performance:
April 30, 2006, New Orleans, LA
Last known performance:
April 28, 2016, New Orleans, LA
     (40 known performances)


The River In Reverse2006 The River In Reverse Album small.jpg


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