Ben Harper - Mama's Trippin' Lyrics

Ben Harper The Will to Live cover art
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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
CD 1
  • 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


  • Credits
    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Ben C Harper, George Michael, J P Plunier
    album: Track 11 in album The Will to Live
    release date: 1997-5-26
    popularity : 59 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Alternative Rock/Blues Rock/Folk Rock
    length: 3:45
    producer: JP Plunier
    vocal: Ben Harper
    mixer: Eric Sarafin
    recorded by: Todd Burke
    background vocals: Juan Nelson
    percussion: Rock Deadrick
    saxophone: Eric Person
    mastering: Dave Collins
    Album Information
    label: Virgin Records America
    country(area): Europe
    format: CD
    barcode: 724384417826
    script: Latin