Brother Mine

Album: Close Up Vol. 4: Songs Of Family (2012)
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  • Sonny boy, you need new sneakers
    Better go into town and get then Friday night
    Come to think of it, kid, you need just about everything
    But I think things are gonna be all right,
    Yes, I think things are gonna be all right.

    So you went and got yourself back into trouble
    Went and got yourself into another fight
    Come on here, let me see your eye, now it's all black and swollen
    But I think you're gonna be all right
    Yes, I think that you're gonna be all right.

    I don't know why you're such a troublemaker
    You'd think that maybe by now you'd see the light
    Getting yourself torn up, boy, and we don't have that much money
    But I think maybe things will be all right,
    Yes, I think maybe things will be all right.

    Now maybe I shouldn't yell
    'Cause I know you're just a kid
    But I can't always tell
    What's on your mind, half of the time, brother mine.

    Now I know that you're just my little brother
    And I don't expect you to get everything just right
    But I think you ought to use a little more sense than what you're using
    And maybe then things would be all right,
    Yes, and maybe then thing would be all right.

    I know that I sit and I worry too much
    Especially when you come home such a sight
    But I guess what you've got to do, boy, you go ahead and do it
    And I sure hope thing will be all right,
    Yes, I sure hope things will be all right.

    Now you come back here, you scruffy little brother
    Come on back here and let me kiss you goodnight
    'Cause I know if you were gone I'd miss the sound of laughter
    And that's gonna make everything all right,
    Yes, that's gonna make everything all right. Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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