I Called Mama

Album: Here on Earth (2020)
Charted: 53
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  • Got a call from a friend about a friend
    It's news no one ever wants to hear
    It hit me like a punch, it took my breath
    He was just getting into his best years
    Yes, something like that'll shake you up
    Wake you up

    So I stopped off at a Texaco
    Bought a Slim Jim and a Coke
    Parked out by the water just to watch that river flow
    Grabbed my guitar from the back seat
    Wrote a song just for me
    And I sung it for the blue sky
    And a couple live oak trees
    I thought of home, grabbed my phone from my pocket
    And I called mama

    Well it rang a couple times and she picked up
    I can always hear her smile when I call
    I just called to tell you that I loved you
    I was missin' you and dad, and home, that's all
    I got to really thinkin' this mornin'
    'Bout what's important

    So I stopped off at a Texaco
    Bought a Slim Jim and a Coke
    Parked out by the water just to watch that river flow
    Grabbed my guitar from the back seat
    Wrote a song just for me
    And I sung it for the blue sky
    And a couple live oak trees
    The thought of home, grabbed my phone from my pocket
    And I called mama

    And from now on
    I ain't gonna wait so long

    To stop off at a Texaco
    Buy a Slim Jim and a Coke
    Park out by the water just to watch that river flow
    Grab my guitar from the back seat
    Write a song just for me
    I'll sing it for the blue sky
    And a couple live oak trees
    And think of home, grab my phone from my pocket
    Instead of saying tomorrow I'm gonna
    And I call mama
    And I call mama Writer/s: James Earl Yeary, Lance Alan Miller, Marvin Green
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Carol Jean from Hurricane Mills TnDear Tim, I heard your song on the radio as I was coming home from visiting my sisters in TX. It absolutely blew me away. I can't call my mama but I talk to her quite frequently. Please keep writing and singing these great songs.
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