Cosmic Slop

Album: Cosmic Slop (1973)
Charted: 102
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  • Ah hear my mother call

    I was one of five born to my mother
    An older sister and three young brothers
    We've seen it hard, we've seen it kind of rough
    But always with a smile, she was sure to try to hide
    The fact from us that life was really tough

    I can hear my mother call
    I can hear my mother call (Ah)
    Late at night I hear her call
    Oh lord, lord I hear her call
    She said, "Father, father it's for the kids (Ah)
    Any and every thing I did
    Please, please don't judge me too strong
    Lord knows I meant no wrong
    Lord knows I meant no wrong"

    Then the devil sang

    "Would you like to dance with me? We're doin' the cosmic slop"

    She was well known through the ghetto
    Tricks would come and then they'd go
    The neighbors would talk and call her Jezebel
    But always with a smile, she was sure to try to hide
    The fact from us that she was catching hell, hey!

    Hear my mother call
    I can hear my mother call
    Late at night I hear her call
    Oh lord, lord I hear her call
    She says, "Father, father it's for the kids
    Any and every thing I did
    Please, please don't judge me too strong
    Lord knows I meant no wrong
    Lord!

    (Ah)
    Hear my mother call
    (Ah)
    Hear my mother call
    She says, "Father, father it's for the kids
    Any and every thing I did
    Please, please don't judge me too strong
    Hear my mother call
    Hear my mother call
    I can hear my mother call
    Hey!
    I can hear my mother call (ooh-ah-ooh)
    Mother, mother

    Late at night
    Calling me
    Mother
    I can hear my
    I can hear my mother calling me
    Late at night I hear my mother
    Hey! Writer/s: BERNARD G WORRELL, BILL LASWELL
    Publisher: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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Comments: 1

  • Joe Funk Drummer from United StatesContrary to belief, cosmic slops guitarist are Garry and Ron Bykowski, not Eddie Hazel.
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