The Baby

Album: Blake Shelton's Barn And Grill (2004)
Charted: 30

Songfacts®:

  • This is about a mother who considers her son a "baby" no matter what age he is: "I don't care if you're eighty, you'll always be my baby." As he grows up, he works at some jobs, then turns 21 in Cincinnati. He gets a call from far away to come home because his mother is dying. When he gets there, she has already passed away, and he never got to say goodbye, so he kisses her and cries like a "baby." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Marco - Toronto, Canada

Comments: 4

  • Kelby Redmon from Purdon Tx It was the same with my great grandma Betty. In 2008 I was walking home frrm the bus stop after school the funeral services were there I didn't know what was happening I took off running the rest of the way after I rounded the corner and had seen the Hearst by the time I got to the house they were comment out with the casket and the grandparents that I live with had told me she ad a hard attack when she was napping about an hour earlier
    And she had died and I did find get to say goodbye.
    R.I.P Betty Jean Graves Redmon
  • Betty from Dayton, OhMy sisters hubands brother actually wrote this song...what a great song!
  • Smitty from Austin, Txi missed my moms death just by an hour and when i hear this song it makes me cry.
  • Billy from Plymouth, NhI missed my mother's & grandmother's deaths by just hours. I love this song & I cry just like a baby when I hear it. It's a great celebration of our mothers.
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