Only Mama Knows

Album: Memory Almost Full (2007)
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  • Well, I was found in the transit lounge
    Of a dirty airport town
    What was I doing on the road to ruin
    Well my mama laid me down
    My mama laid me down

    Around my hand was a plastic band
    With a picture of my face
    I was crying, left to die
    In this godforsaken place
    This godforsaken place

    Only Mama knows
    What she laid me down
    In this godforsaken town
    She was running too
    What she was running from
    I always wondered
    I never knew
    Only Mama knows
    Only Mama knows

    I'm passing through
    I'm on my way
    On the road, no ETA
    I'm passing through
    No fixed abode
    And that is why...
    I need to try
    To hold on
    I've got to hold on
    To hold on
    I've got to hold on

    Was it planned as a one night stand
    Or did she leave in disgrace
    Well, I never
    Will I ever
    See my father's face
    See my father's face

    [Chorus x2]

    (Only Mama knows)
    (Only Mama knows)

    Gotta hold on
    Gotta hold on
    Gotta hold on Writer/s: PAUL MCCARTNEY
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Joe from Hoboken, NjI wonder if Paul consciously or subconsciously wrote this song thinking of John Lennon.
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