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  1. A Mother's Song

From the recording A Mother's Song

I had written this song when one of my children was small. The school needed a fundraiser, so I went into the studio with drummer Steve DeGeorge and we walked out with this. A big thank you to Mike Ferretti, one of the fastest engineers I've ever worked with.

Lyrics

A Mother’s Song
In a couple days you'll go to schoolcount 2 + 2 , learn the golden rulemix blue & greencreate a scenewith all your new found friendsI wish that I could live it for youtake the pain & hurtbut that is not the planyou must become a manin your own time and wayYou will have tomorrowI had yesterdayYou will have tomorrow...but we both have todayOh, skateboard child you keep busy all dayon the run, all in funthen someone lets you downI can see your frowncovers the clouds so greyThis laundry lady has a lot to giveyou can take it or leave itI was once a kidlots & lots to doin the world so new--but know, baby, I love youYou will have tomorrowI had yesterdayYou will have tomorrow...but we both have todayOh, firstborn son you're a growing treemay your heart know truth may your heart be freeon my knees I prayin the too short daythat's what I want for youLook inside and see the goodwonder why and know that answers come in many waysmany waysYou will have tomorrowI had yesterdayYou will have tomorrow...but we both have todaycopyright lori malvey 2010 & 2001
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