Does Your Mother Know

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Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr. CC OOnt (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music, and has been credited for helping define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. He has been referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter and internationally as a folk-rock legend. more »


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1993
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Does your mother know
You had to go someday 
Does your mother know
That you would go so fast
Anyway, that's all you think about
You'd call her if you could 

But the letters that you write
In the faded winter light
Just tell her they tell her
That you've got ten dollars 
And you'll be all right
And when you get straight 
You're gonna come back east some day 

Does your mother know
You have a man in the West
Does your mother know
You drove him from your door
Anyway that's all you think about
You'd call her if you could 

Does your mother know
You walked all day in the rain
Does your mother know
How deep your love could be
Anyway that's all you think about
You'd call her if you could 

But the letters that you write
In the faded winter light
Just tell her they tell her
That you've got ten dollars 
And your rent costs eight
And when you get straight 
You're gonna come back east some day 

But the letters that you write 
In the faded winter light
Just tell her they tell her

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Written by: Gordon Lightfoot

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