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Shannon Walker – Before I Let You Go lyrics

Cold winter day ten degrees I'm on my way
To school with my hand on that door knob
Almost got away thought I was cool but here comes mom
With a hat and scarf and I just thought oh, God

Son I wanted you to know
In the world it's cold that I love you so
Before I let you go

I threw away that hat and scarf down the street in someone's yard
Never gonna wear those things again
I couldn't let my buddies see the way mamma dressed up me
Cause I'm as tough as all of them

On my way home that day blowing snow is in my face
The bitter wind chilled me to the bone
I missed that hat and that ole scarf and really missed my mother's arms
And I thought what she said when I left home

Son I wanted you to know
In the world it's cold that I love you so
Before I let you go

Finally made it to my steps told the dog I'm froze to death
I kinda fell inside the kitchen door
Mamma waiting there for me I hugged her till she couldn't breathe
Then I thought I'm gonna hug her more

Mom I wanted you to know
It was awful cold out there in that snow
Before I let you go

Mom I see in your eyes you remember that cold night
Like I do just like it was yesterday
It's alright if we both cry it's so hard to say goodbye
But now I wanna hug you that same way

Mom I wanted you to know
While I hope you close that I love you so
Before I let you go
Before I let you go!

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