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Mother don't sit
Mother don't stand
Mother don't send me
Sister come and lay your head on me
I can see you haven't had any sleep in a long time
That baby's gonna be so easy on me
Never see his smile
Never see his face
Father said he was gonna give me something
He gave me hate
Mother don't sit
Mother don't stand
Mother don't send me
Brother can't even speak
He's got a tongue and two legs to walk on
And he can leave
Brother is old and grey
Brother is old and grey
Brother is old and grey
And he's only
He's only seventeen
Father said he was gonna give me something
He gave me hate
Mother don't sit
Mother don't stand
Mother please don't send me
What happened to home
What happened to home sweet
What happened to home sweet
Home.
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