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

    [Chorus:]
    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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