add artist photo
Gordon Lightfoot
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Gordon Lightfoot

Mama Said lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Gordon Lightfoot – Mama Said lyrics

Mama said see it through
Don't let the night put the bite on you
Take your time make your plan
Mama said son be your own best man

Mama said play it straight do what you like only do it up right
Take your time don't run wild
Mama said son you're my one man child

Mama didn't have that know-it-all-way
She lived by the book and she prayed every day
Never was a time when a rhythm or rhyme
Or the words of a song ever slipped her mind

Mama said go out there play at the game and you better play it fair
Make sure your song get sung
Mama said honey be your own big gun

Mama didn't care when I never came home
She learned how to cope with the end of the phone
Dad went away to his place in the sky
Mum said son he was a real good guy

Mama said see it through
Don't let the night put the bite on you
Take your time don't run wild
Mama said son you're my one man child

Mama didn't have that know-it-all-way
She lived by the book and she prayed every day
Never was a time when a rhythm or rhyme
Or the words of a song ever slipped her mind

Mama said see it through
Don't let the night put the bite on you
Take your time make your plan
Mama said son be your own best man

Mama said go out there play at the game and you better play it fair
Take your time don't run wild
Mama said son you're my one man child

Take your time don't run wild
Mama said son you're my one man child



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/g/gordon_lightfoot/mama_said.html

  • Email
  • Correct

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.

      Featuredlyrics

      Explain