Mama Sang A Song

Bill Anderson

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bill Anderson
album: Track 3 in album Still
release date: 1963
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Vocal
length: 3:36

Album Information

label: Decca Records
country(area): United States
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Bill Anderson Still cover art

Lyrics

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(God put a song in the heart of an angel and softly she sang it to me)
Of the old homeplace where I grew up of the days both good and bad

I've seen the nights when my daddy would cry
But all he ever got was a badland farm and seven hungry mouths to feed
And yet and yet our homefire never flickered once
Mama took the hymn book down and mama sang a song

And come morning Rock of Ages would wake me gently once again
And he'd read it read it loud and long
And I always felt that maybe our house was blessed
Sister left home first I guess and then Bob and then Tommy and then Dan

And those were the greatest days of all when mama sang a song
I guess the house is still standing I don't get to go back much anymore
No voice is left to fill those halls and no steps to grace the floor
But I'll always believe that this world is a better place

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Still
  • 2 Po' Folks
  • 3 Mama Sang a Song
  • 4 Bright Lights and Country Music
  • 5 Golden Guitar
  • 6 I Love You Drops
  • 7 Three A.M.
  • 8 Tips of My Fingers