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First thing I remember was askin' papa, "Why?", for there were many things I didn't know
And daddy always smiled; took me by the hand, sayin', "Someday you'll understand"
Well, I'm here to tell you now each and ev'ry mother's son
You better learn it fast; you better learn it young, 'cause someday never comes
Well, time and tears went by and I collected dust, for there were many things I didn't know
When daddy went away, he said, "Try to be a man and someday you'll understand"
Well, I'm here to tell you now each and ev'ry mother's son
You better learn it fast; you better learn it young, 'cause someday never comes
And then, one day in April, I wasn't even there, for there were many things I didn't know
A son was born to me; mama held his hand, sayin', "Someday you'll understand"
Well, I'm here to tell you now each and ev'ry mother's son
You better learn it fast; you better learn it young 'cause someday never comes, someday never comes
Think it was September, the year I went away, for there were many things I didn't know
And I still see him standing, try'n' to be a man, I said, "Someday you'll understand"
Well, I'm here to tell you now each and ev'ry mother's son
You better learn it fast; you better learn it young 'cause someday never comes, someday never comes



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