Mama's Trippin' Lyrics

Ben Harper


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Jean Pierre Plunier Ben Harper
album: Track 11 in album The Will to Live
release date: 1997-5-26
popularity : 19 users have visited this page.
length: 3:45
percussion: Rock Deadrick
saxophone: Eric Person
mastering: Dave Collins
mix: Eric Sarafin
producer: JP Plunier
recording: Todd Burke
background vocals: Juan Nelson
vocal: Ben Harper
composer: JP Plunier, Ben Harper

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Can you tell me why
You're so uptight
Out of your head
And ain't talkin' right

Can you tell me why
Your mind ain't straight
Out of touch
And can't relate

Mama's trippin'
Daddy's slippin'

Everybody's talkin' 'bout
Keepin' it together
But I see people splittin'
When there's inclement weather

What you want is what I want
So why can't we agree
If I could be inside of you
Maybe I could see why

Mama's trippin'
Daddy's slippin'

You and I ain't spoken
Ain't spoken for a week
Soon there won't be nothin'
Nothin' left to speak

Things ain't the same
Since you've gone insane
Let's take some time
And ease the strain

Mama's trippin'
Daddy's slippin'

Track Listing

  • 1 Faded
  • 2 Homeless Child
  • 3 Number Three
  • 4 Roses From My Friends
  • 5 Jah Work
  • 6 I Want to Be Ready
  • 7 The Will to Live
  • 8 Ashes
  • 9 Widow of a Living Man
  • 10 Glory & Consequence
  • 11 Mama's Trippin'
  • 12 I Shall Not Walk Alone