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A chordA7 chordB chordB7 chordDbm chordD chordE chordEm7 chordGbm7 chordG chord

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Intro: DD chord GG chord Em7Em7 chord B7B7 chord DD chord
 
EE chord   EE chord      AA chord           BB chord                 EE chord
My brother said that I, was rotten to the core.
EE chord   EE chord         AA chord           Gbm7Gbm7 chord                 BB chord
I was the youngest child,  so I got by with more.
EE chord      EE chord         AA chord       BB chord                EE chord
I guess she was tired by, the time I came along.
EE chord      EE chord      AA chord             Gbm7Gbm7 chord              BB chord
She'd laugh until she cried, I could do no wrong.
Gbm7Gbm7 chord                     BB chord                  EE chord
She would always save me, because I was her baby.
 
 
             DbmDbm chord                    AA chord
I worked a factory in Ohio, a shrimp boat in the Bayou,
EE chord                         BB chord
I drove a truck in Birmingham.
       DbmDbm chord                  AA chord
Turned 21 in Cincinnati,I called home to mom and daddy,
EE chord                          BB chord
I said "Your boy is now a man."
            Gbm7Gbm7 chord                     BB chord                      EE chord
She said "I don't care if you're 80, you'll always be my baby."
 
 
EE chord      EE chord     AA chord            BB chord               EE chord
She loved that photograph, of our whole family.
EE chord       EE chord     AA chord           Gbm7Gbm7 chord                     BB chord
She'd always point us out, for all her friends to see.
EE chord       EE chord         AA chord         BB chord                     EE chord
That's Greg he's doing great, he really loves his job.
EE chord       EE chord        AA chord         Gbm7Gbm7 chord                         BB chord
And Ronnie with his 2 kids, how 'bout that wife he's got.
             Gbm7Gbm7 chord          BB chord                   EE chord
And that one's kinda crazy, but that one is my baby.
 
 
         DbmDbm chord                            AA chord
I got a call in Alabama, said come on home to Louisianna 
EE chord                            BB chord
and come as fast as you can fly.
             DbmDbm chord                         AA chord
Cause your momma really needs you, and says she's got to see you, 
EE chord                                   BB chord
she might not make it through the night.
       Gbm7Gbm7 chord               BB chord                    EE chord
The whole way I drove 80, so she could see her baby.
 
 
     DbmDbm chord                                  AA chord
She looked like she was sleepin' and my family had been weepin' 
EE chord                              BB chord
by the time that I got to her side.
       DbmDbm chord                                  AA chord
And I knew that she'd been taken, and my heart it was breakin', 
EE chord                     BB chord
I never got to say goodbye.
   Em7Em7 chord                     AA chord                       
I softly kissed that lady, and cried just like a baby.
 
Outro: DD chord DD chord Em7Em7 chord A7A7 chord DD chord    
This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

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