Mary Skeffington

Album: Can I Have My Money Back? (1971)
  • Mary Skeffington, close your eyes
    And make believe that you are just a girl again
    Go to sleep tonight, dream of days
    When you had something there to light the way.

    Remember a holiday in a north-of-England town
    You slept in a room upstairs on a bed of eiderdown.

    Mary Skeffington, when you wake
    You mustn't be afraid to face another day
    Think of what you have, you'll get by
    You've always been a lady so hold your head up high.

    Look back on a home where you spent the best years of your life
    Remember the man who asked you if you would be his wife.

    Mary Skeffington, close your eyes
    And make believe that you are just a girl again
    Go to sleep tonight, dream of days
    When you had something there to light the way.
    Writer/s: GERRY RAFFERTY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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