Tom T. Hall — Mama Bake A Pie lyrics

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staring at me as they wheel me down the ramp toward my plane The
war is over for me I've, forgotten everything except the pain Thank
you sir and, yes sir it, was worth it for the ol' red white, and blue And
since I won't be walking I suppose i'll save some money buying shoes The

bottle hidden underneath the blanket over my two battered legs I
can see the stewardess make over me and ask "were you afraid "?I'll
say "why, no i'm superman and, couldn't find the phone booth quite in time ".A
gi gets a lot of laughs if he remembers all the funny lines [Chorus

]:Mama
bake a pie daddy, kill a chicken Your
son is coming home 11, 35: wednesday night Mama

*will be crying and daddy's gonna say "son did, they treat you good "?My
uncle will be drunk and he'll say "boy, they, doing some real great things with wood ".The*
letter that she wrote me said good-bye she, couldn't wait and lots of luck The
bottle underneath the blanket feels just like an old friend to my touch I

know she'll come and see me but I bet she never once looks at my legs Naw
she'll, talk about the weather and the dress she wore the july 4th parade Lord
I, love her and I don't believe this bottle's gonna get her off my mind I
see here in the paper where, they say the war is just a waste of time [Chorus

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