Mama Told Me Not To Come

Album: Reload (1999)
Charted: 4
  • Want some whiskey in your water?
    Sugar in your tea?
    What's all these crazy questions they're askin' me?
    This is the craziest party that could ever be
    Don't turn on the lights 'cause I don't want to see

    Mama told me not to come
    Mama told me not to come
    She said "That ain't the way to have fun, son"
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son"

    Open up the window, let some air into this room
    I think momma's chocking from the smell of stale perfume
    And the cigarette you're smoking about to scare me half to death
    Open up the window, let me catch my breath

    Mama told me not to come
    Mama told me not to come
    She said "That ain't the way to have fun, son"
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son, son, son"

    Some radio is blastin'
    Someone's knockin' at the door
    I'm lookin' at my girlfriend
    She just passed out on the floor
    I've seen so many things
    I ain't never seen before
    Don't know what it is
    I don't want to see no more

    Mama told me not to come
    Mama told me not to come (Mama told me)
    She said "That ain't the way to have fun, no" (no, no)
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son"

    Mama told me, mama told me
    Mana told me, mama told me
    Mama told me not to come (Mama told me not to come)
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son"
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son"
    "That ain't the way to have fun, no, son"
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son" (Mama told me)

    Mama told me, mama told me
    Mama told me, mama told me
    Mama told me not to come (Mama told me not to come)
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son"
    "That ain't the way to have fun, son"
    "That ain't the way to have fun" (oh no, no) Writer/s: RANDY NEWMAN
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Don from Sevierville, TnThree Dog Night recorded this song in 1970, it was a major hit for them.
  • Rozan from New Haven, CtTom Jones always got portrayed as kind of jokey here in America, but he's a very talented and versatile singer, which he shows here.
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