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Halfway to crazy, not far from sane
Fuckin' sick and tired of all your games
All I ever wanted was you to take care of me

Honor thy mother and father too
But I know there ain't no way in hell that God mentioned you
All I ever wanted was you to care for me

Now I'm stuck in this hotel room, your grandson and me
Tomorrow we're gonna find out our destiny
All I ever wanted was you to be there for me
All I ever needed was you to be here for me

This time is the last time you're gonna see us around
This was your last chance to prove you wouldn't let me down
So go on, get going and get away from here
All alone is how you're gonna spend the rest of your years
No farmer's daughter anymore, mommy dear.

Remember back in high school, my brothers and me
Willie put his head through the door to find clarity
You'd come home with bourbon breath, Jack in the air
And when you broke my bones I told the school I fell down the stairs
All I ever wanted was for you to be there for me
All I ever needed was for you to be here for me

This time is the last time you're gonna see us around
This was your last chance to prove you wouldn't let me down
So go on home, get going and get away from here
All alone is how you're gonna spend the rest of your years

No farmer's daughter anymore
I ain't no farmer's daughter anymore
No farmer's daughter anymore, mommy dear



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    thomalebJan 25, 2011 at 2:14 am
    I LOVE THE SONG, IT HAS ALOT OF HURT AND PAIN IN IT. THE ONLY THING I DO NOT LIKE ABOUT THE SONG IS THE ONE CUSS WORD AT THE BEGINNING. I'M SURE SHE COULD'VE COME UP WITH ANOTHER MORE DECENT WORD.SHE IS A VERY TALENTED SINGER BUT IT'S REALLY ASHAMED ABOUT THAT WORD. WOULDN'T WANT MY KIDS OR GRANDKIDS TO HEAR IT AND THATS ASHAME BECAUSE IT'S A BEAUTIFUL SONG AND A BEAUTIFUL VOICE DOING IT.CAN'T BELIEVE THE RECORD LABEL LET THE SONG GO LIKE THAT. YOU CAN DO BETTER CRYSTAL. KEEP IT UP BUT PLEASE KEEP THEM CLEAN FOR THE YOUNGER GENERATION. YOU HAVE A CHILD TO THAT WILL HEAR THIS IN YOUR SONG.
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    UnregisteredAug 11, 2012 at 5:31 pm
    Well, sad to say, this song reminds me of the life my sibs and i had with our stepfather: the grandson - her child - is the stepfathers - the mother whom she is singing to did not protect her from her new husband. The stepfather, also the father of her child, beat the and terrorized the children, and the willy, unable to defend his sister acted out by hurting himself. I cry everytime i hear this song and hope that it is not, for crystal, what i think it is.
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    UnregisteredJun 23, 2012 at 6:29 pm
    I love crystal. Interesting that she is clear about mommy but ambiguous about the father-- what was his role? I hope willie is ok :-)
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm
    I like the way this song is just for family reasons i feel like this with my biological father he left me beofer i was even born so i like it alot .. (:
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    UnregisteredFeb 6, 2012 at 8:45 pm
    There is only one analysis to this song... She just wanted a mother that cared about her children and life, instaed of a person seeking a bottle buzz.

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