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Intro: D G Em7 B7 D E E A B E My brother said that I, was rotten to the core. E E A Gbm7 B I was the youngest child, so I got by with more. E E A B E I guess she was tired by, the time I came along. E E A Gbm7 B She'd laugh until she cried, I could do no wrong. Gbm7 B E She would always save me, because I was her baby. Dbm A I worked a factory in Ohio, a shrimp boat in the Bayou, E B I drove a truck in Birmingham. Dbm A Turned 21 in Cincinnati,I called home to mom and daddy, E B I said "Your boy is now a man." Gbm7 B E She said "I don't care if you're 80, you'll always be my baby." E E A B E She loved that photograph, of our whole family. E E A Gbm7 B She'd always point us out, for all her friends to see. E E A B E That's Greg he's doing great, he really loves his job. E E A Gbm7 B And Ronnie with his 2 kids, how 'bout that wife he's got. Gbm7 B E And that one's kinda crazy, but that one is my baby. Dbm A I got a call in Alabama, said come on home to Louisianna E B and come as fast as you can fly. Dbm A Cause your momma really needs you, and says she's got to see you, E B she might not make it through the night. Gbm7 B E The whole way I drove 80, so she could see her baby. Dbm A She looked like she was sleepin' and my family had been weepin' E B by the time that I got to her side. Dbm A And I knew that she'd been taken, and my heart it was breakin', E B I never got to say goodbye. Em7 A I softly kissed that lady, and cried just like a baby. Outro: D D Em7 A7 D
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