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Mama And Papa Hopkins Lyrics by Lightnin' Hopkins
Mama And Papa Hopkins by Lightnin' Hopkins
I guess my daddy been doing somethin wrong.
I wonder why my mama don't love my papa no more?
Yeah, my daddy must been doing somethin wrong.
You know, I asked my mama, I said "Mama, what's the trouble?"
She looked at me and said, "Boy, you'd better go head on."
I looked at my mama, she looked at me unconcerned,
I told my mama, "Don't forget mama, you never gets too old to learn."
That time I was talkin my daddy, walked in the door,
Said, "Let that boy alone, cause he's tellin you something right, don't ya know?"
Mmmmm, you never gets too old to learn.
Still, I say my papa musta done somethin wrong,
Oh yeah, to cause my mama's heart to ruin.
Well, you take two old people that's been together a long time,
They don't want childrens or nobody else messin round their bidness.
See, that's what I'm talkin bout?
But, the reason why I was talkin, cause my mama,
I didn't want her to feel too bad over what papa do,
And I don't want papa to feel too bad over what mama do.
And I hada tell em.
You two people is livin, you been together for a great, long time.
You two people's been livin, yeah you been together for a great, long time.
Yeah, you know you had four boys and one girl to raise,
Now, ya better get bad things off your mind.
Ya'll just get together and try to get along,
Cause, you ain't got many more days here.
You know, then papa told mama, "Come, sit down on my knee."
Said, "Little things I've did, will you please, forgive me?"
And it made me feel so good, man, I went truckin on down the line.
You know I wa't'nt gonna leave til I get them old folks together,
Whoa yeah, and get bad things of th