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Coal miner's daughter

by Loretta Lynn. Buy album CD: Loretta Lynn - All Time Greatest Hits [Original Recording Remaste

Words and music by Loretta Lynn

Well, I was born a coal miner's daughter
In a cabin on a hill in Butcher Holler
We were poor, but we had love
That's the one thing that daddy made sure of
He shoveled coal to make a poor man's dollar.

My daddy worked all night in the Vanleer coal mine
All day long in the field a-hoin' corn
Mommie rocked the babies at night
And read the Bible by the coal-oil light
And ever'thing would start all over come break of morn'.

Daddy loved and raised eight kids on a miner's pay
Mommie scrubbed our clothes on a washboard ever' day
Why, I've seen her fingers bleed
To complain there was no need
She'd smile in Mommie's understanding way.

In the summertime we didn't have shoes to wear
But in the wintertime we'd all get a brand new pair
From a mail order catalog
Money made from sellin' a hog
Daddy always managed to get the money somewhere.

Yeah!, I'm proud to be a coal miner's daughter
I remember well - the well where I drew water
The work we done was hard
At night we'd sleep 'cause we were tired
I never thought of ever leaving Butcher Holler.

Well, a lot of things have changed since way back then
And it's so good to be back home again
Not much left but the floor
Nothing lives here anymore
Except the mem'ries of a coal miner's daughter.

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  2. As soon as i hang up the phone
  3. Coal miner's daughter
  4. Don't come home a drinkin' (with lovin' on your mi
  5. Feelin's
  6. Fist city
  7. Happy birthday
  8. Lead me on
  9. Louisiana woman, mississippi man
  10. Love is the foundation
  11. One's on the way
  12. Out of my head and back in my bed
  13. Rated x
  14. Somebody somewhere (don't know what he's missin' t
  15. Trouble in paradise
  16. When the tingle becomes a chill
  17. Wine, women and song
  18. Woman of the world (leave my world alone)
  19. You ain't woman enough (to take my man)
  20. You've just stepped in (from stepping out on me)


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