Mama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken) Song Lyrics and Chords

Tom T. Hall

Tom T. Hall - Mama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken)

 

Mama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken) Song Lyrics and Chords by Tom T. Hall

 

Mama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken)
Written and Recorded by Tom T. Hall
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People staring at me as they wheel
 
Me down the ramp toward my  
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plane
The war is over for me I’ve forgotten
 
Everything except the  
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pain
Thank you sir and yes sir it was worth it
 
For the old red-white-and-
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And since I won’t be walking I suppose
 
I’ll save some money buying  
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shoes
The bottle hidden underneath the blanket
 
Over my two battered  
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legs
I can see the stewardess make over me
 
And ask were you  
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afraid
I say why no I’m Superman and couldn’t find
 
A phone booth quite in  
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time
A GI gets a lotta laughs if he
 
Remembers all the funny  
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lines
 
Mama bake a  
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pie daddy kill a  
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chicken
 
Your son is coming home 11:3
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5 Wednesday  
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night
 
Mama will be crying and daddy’s gonna  
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say
Son did they treat you good
My uncle he’ll be drunk and he’ll say boy
 
They do some real great things with  
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wood
The letter that she wrote me said goodbye
 
She couldn’t wait and lots of  
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luck
The bottle underneath the blanket feels
 
Just like an old friend to my  
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touch
I know she’ll come and see me but
 
I bet she never once looks at my  
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legs
No she’ll talk about the weather
 
And the dress she wore the July 4th  
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Lord I love her and I don’t believe
 
This bottle’s
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gonna get her off my mind
I see here in the paper where they say
 
The war is just a waste of  
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time
 
Mama bake a  
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pie daddy kill a  
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chicken
 
Your son is coming home 11:3
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5 Wednesday  
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night

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Mama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken)?
– The song Mama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken) was sang by Tom T. Hall.

 

Who is Tom T. Hall?
– Thomas T. Hall (born May 25, 1936) is an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer. He has written 12 No. 1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No. 1 international pop crossover smash “Harper Valley PTA” and the hit “I Love”, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. He is included in Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Songwriters. He became known to fans as “The Storyteller,” thanks to his storytelling skills in his songwriting.

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