Bring My Flowers Now

Album: While I'm Livin' (2019)
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  • So I said, "Listen, I got..." And I said, uh, uh, somethin' about, uh
    Goin' to somebody's funeral or something, she, I said, "Man," I said
    I said, "Bring my flowers now, while I'm living"

    Bring my flowers now, while I'm livin'
    I won't need your love when I'm gone
    Don't spend time, tears, or money on my old breathless body
    If your heart is in them flowers, bring 'em on

    All the miles cast a long shadow
    I'd take a couple back if I could
    I'd've learned to play guitar
    Told my daddy more I loved him
    But I believe, for the most part, I done good

    There's always sunrise and rainbows and babies
    And the little things I cherish on my way
    Even though one day
    They'll bury me and Jessie Mae
    I just know we're gonna ride again someday

    Bring my flowers now, while I'm livin'
    I won't need your love when I'm gone
    Don't spend time, tears, or money on my old breathless body
    Well, if your heart is in them flowers, bring 'em on

    The days are long but the years are lightning
    They're bright and they will never strike again
    I wish I'd been a better friend, a better daughter to my mother
    There's no goin' back when your back's against the wind

    So if you got love, then you're sittin' on a gold mine
    And you can't take it with you when you go
    So don't wait to help your sister
    Forgive your brother and your neighbor
    We all think we got the time until we don't

    Bring my flowers now, while I'm livin'
    I won't need your love when I'm gone
    Don't spend time, tears, or money on my old breathless body
    If your heart is in them flowers, bring 'em on
    If your heart is in them flowers, bring 'em on Writer/s: Brandi M. Carlile, Phillip Hanseroth, Tanya Tucker, Timothy Hanseroth
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Meme from Texaslove the song but who is jessie mae?
  • Renee Keaton from Smithville, Tn. This is a true song and I’m so glad Tanya is back to singing. I absolutely love her voice. Been a fan of Tanya Tucker since I can remember. Love all her songs one of my faves (well couple)Jamestown Ferry & The Man That Turned My Momma On.
  • Jeff Cline from Dayton, OhioTanya has always been a pro, superstar awesome singer performer. I'm very happy for her to get the recognition for
    talents @ hard work.
    A song she's been trying to write 20 or 30 years! Thank you so much Tanya you rock baby!
  • Karen from Georgia Jessica Mae is her horse
  • L Holt from Arkansas Who is Jessie Mae in the song Bring Me Flowers?
  • Cathy Jo from Champaign Illinois Who is Jessie Mae in the song?
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