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Daddy Sang Bass

Carl Perkins

 

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1. I remember when I was a lad, Times were hard and things were bad

2. Now I remember after work, Mama would call in all of us

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1. But there's a silver lining behind every cloud

2. You could hear us singin' for a country mile

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1. Just poor people that all we were, Tryin' to make a livin' out of blackland earth

2. Now little brother has done gone on, But I'll rejoin him in a song

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1. But we'd get in a family circle singin' out loud.

2. We'll be together again up yonder in a while.

 

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Daddy sang bass, mama sang tenor

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Me and little brother would join right in there

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Singin' seems to help a troubled soul

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One of these days and it won't be long, I'll rejoin them in a song

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I'm gonna join the family circle at the throne.

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No, the circle won't be broken, Bye and bye, Lord, bye and bye

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Daddy'll sing bass, mama'll sing tenor

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Me and little brother will join right in there

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In the sky, Lord, in the sky.

 

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In the sky, Lord, in the sky