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Charles Hayes / Greg Trooper

We went running through the blue
Felt like nothing we couldn’t do
Train whistle crying familiar moan
Baseball sliding into home

Mama, Oh mama I miss you so

Fishing on the river bank
Fish give that bobber a mighty yank
Pitch a tent down by the river side
Start the fire we got fish to fry

Mama, Oh mama I miss you so

Suppertime six pm
Sometimes chicken sometimes ham
Apple pie still needs to cool
You have one slice, I’ll take two

Mama, Oh mama I miss you so

Paper boy riding by
Sun’s not even in the sky
Milk delivered in the box
Not one worry, no doors locked

Mama, Oh mama I miss you so

Nighttime falls time for bed
You said a prayer kissed my head
Mama, Oh mama I miss you so
Mama, Oh mama I love you so


from SW​​​:​​​S Retreat - August 23​-​25, 2013, released August 26, 2013
52 Shakes Music (BMI) / SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)


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