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If i ruled the world


by The Supremes. Buy album CD: 25th Anniversary


(Pam Sawyer/R. Dean Taylor/Frank Wilson/Berry Gordy/Henry Cosby)

Mom was cooking bread
She wore a dirty raggety scarf around her head
Always had her stockings low, rolled to her feet
She just didn't know
She wore a sloppy dress
Oh, no matter how she tried, she always looked a mess
Out of the pot she ate, never used a fork or a dinner plate

I was always so afraid for my uptown friends to see her
Afraid one day when I was grown, that I would be her

Ah, in a college town
Away from home a new identity I found
Said I was born elite, with maids and servants at my feet
I must have been insane
I lied and said momma died on a weekend trip to Spain
She never got out of the house, never even boarded a train

Married a guy, was living high
I didn't want him to know her
She a grandson, two years old
That I never even showed her

I'm living in shame
Momma I miss you
I know you're not to blame
Momma I miss you

Came a telegram
Momma passed away while making homemade jam
Before she died, she cried to see me by her side
She always did her best
Ah, cooking, cleaning, always in the same old dress
Working hard down on her knees
Always trying to please

Momma, momma, momma can you hear me?
Momma, momma, momma can you hear me?

I'm living in shame, momma I miss you
I know you've done you're best
Momma I miss you
Won't you forgive me mom?
For all the wrong I've done
I know you've done your best
Oh, I know you've done your very best you could
But I'm never understood
Working hard down on her knees...



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Album: 25th Anniversary (1986) Lyrics
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  1. Are you sure love is the name of this game
  2. Baby love
  3. Back in my arms again
  4. Beach ball
  5. Coca-Cola Commercial(Special Lyrics To "Baby Love")
  6. Coca-Cola Commercial(Special Lyrics To "When The Lovelight Starts ShiningThrough His Eyes")
  7. Come on and see me
  8. Come on boy
  9. Come See About Me
  10. Forever came today
  11. Heaven must have sent you
  12. Heigh-ho
  13. I Hear A Symphony
  14. I'm gonna make you love me
  15. I'm livin' in shame
  16. If i ruled the world
  17. In and out of love
  18. It's all your fault
  19. Just a little misunderstanding
  20. Love child
  21. Love Is Here And Now You're Gone
  22. Love is like anitching in my heart
  23. Manhattan
  24. My world is empty without you
  25. No Matter What Sign You Are
  26. Nothing But Heartaches
  27. Ooowee baby
  28. Penny pincher
  29. Reflections
  30. Send me no flowers
  31. Sincerely
  32. Sleep walk
  33. Some things you never get used to
  34. Someday my prince will come
  35. Someday we'll be together
  36. Stop! in the name of love
  37. Supremes Interview
  38. The blue room
  39. The Composer
  40. Those d.j. shows
  41. The happening
  42. We couldn't get along without you
  43. When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
  44. When you wish upon a star
  45. Who can i turn to (when nobody needs me)
  46. You can't hurry love
  47. You keep me hangin' on

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