Mama Don't Lyrics

J.J. Cale


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: J. J. Cale
album: Track 6 in album Shades
release date: 1981-2
popularity : 22 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Blues Rock/Folk Rock
length: 3:50
producer: J.J. Cale and Audie Ashworth
drums: Aaron Kenneth Buttrey
piano: Bobby Emmons
vocal: J.J. Cale
mixer: Ron Reynolds
recorded by: Ron Reynolds
bass: Tommy Cogbill
guitar: J.J. Cale and Johnny Christopher
solo electric guitar: J.J. Cale and Reggie Young

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J.J. Cale Shades cover art
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Yeah, Mama don't allow no guitar playing 'round here
Yeah, Mama don't allow no guitar playing 'round here
I don't care what mama don't allow
I'll play my guitar anyhow
Mama don't allow no guitar playing 'round here
Hey, Mama don't allow no bass in this place
Yeah, Mama don't allow no bass in this place
I don't care what mama don't allow
I'll play my bass anyhow
Mama don't allow no bass in this place
Yeah, Mama don't allow no drumming going on
Yeah, Mama don't allow no drumming going on
I don't care what mama don't allow
Gonna play my drums anyhow
Mama don't allow no drumming going on
Yeah, Mama don't allow no piano players in here
Mama don't allow no piano players in here
I don't care what mama don't allow
Gonna play my piano anyhow
Mama don't allow no piano players in here
Yeah, Mama don't allow no reefer-smoking round about
Yeah, Mama don't allow no reefer-smoking round about
Yeah, I don't care what mama don't allow
I'm gonna smoke my reefer anyhow
Mama don't allow no reefer in here
Mama don't allow us all playing at the same time
Mama don't allow us all playing at the same time
I don't care what mama don't allow
We're all gonna play all at the same time anyhow
Mama don't allow us all playing at the same time


Track Listing

  • 1 Carry On
  • 2 Deep Dark Dungeon
  • 3 Wish I Had Not Said That
  • 4 Pack My Jack
  • 5 If You Leave Her
  • 6 Mama Don't
  • 7 Runaround
  • 8 What Do You Expect
  • 9 Love Has Been Gone
  • 10 Cloudy Day