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Does your mama know about me
Does she know just what I am
Will she turn her back on me
Or accept me as a man

And what about your dad
Did you think of what he'll say
Will he be understanding
Or does he think the usual way

Maybe I shouldn't worry
But I've been through this before
And I'd like to get things straight
Before I'm knocking on your door

Does your mama know about me
Does she know just what I am
If she says forget about me
Do you think you'd understand

And what about your friends
Do you care what people say
Will you accept the burdons
I know will surely come your way

Maybe I shouldn't worry
But I've been through this before
And I'd like to get things straight
Before I'm knocking on your door

Does your mama know about me
Does she know just what I am
Will she turn her back on me
Or accept me as a man

We've got to stand tall
Can't stumble or crawl
We've got to be strong
For love that's so right
Can't be wrong

And every day I see it grow
And I don't want to let it go
I guess that's why I gotta know

Does your mama know about me
Does your mama know about me
Does your mama know about me
Does your mama know about me
Does your mama know about me



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    UnregisteredJul 17, 2012 at 5:53 pm
    For me, does your mama know about me? My take on it is does your mother know about my racial makeup? That is my gut opinion!
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    UnregisteredJul 17, 2012 at 5:48 pm
    For me, does your mama know about me means... Does your mother know about my racial makeup?... Just my take on it!
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    UnregisteredMar 14, 2012 at 12:09 am
    Isent this song tomy vbf who is involved in a same sex relationship. Just to mlet her know nothing is new under the sun when it comes to love.
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    UnregisteredDec 16, 2011 at 6:18 pm
    It's about an interracial relationship. Years ago, my husband and i saw tommy chong at the comdey store in hollywood. He surprised us all by telling us he wrote the song (it was one of my favorites back in the day) and then he told us the story.
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    UnregisteredOct 1, 2011 at 12:37 am
    It means that this young girl was dating an older man and he was unsure of her parents and friends accepting him.

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