What a Memory

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Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence (born January 27, 1968) is an American country music artist. He started at a country music restaurant called "Live At Libby's" where owner Libby Knight would help local talent find their way into country music. Lawerence signed to Atlantic Records in 1991, Lawrence debuted that year with the album Sticks and Stones, which produced his first chart single and first Number One hit in its title track. Five more studio albums, as well as a live album and a compilation album, followed throughout the 1990s and into 2000 on Atlantic before the label's country division was closed in 2001. Afterward, he recorded for Warner Bros. Records, DreamWorks Records, Mercury Records Nashville and his own label, Rocky Comfort Records. more »

On the day mama died,she called daddy to her side.
And said,"I'll be goin soon
,I know its gonna hurt you both. 
But, promise me before I go, you'll do what I 
Ask of you
In a big red Folgers can, 
Hid behind the pots and pans you'll find some money 
That I've saved
And in the back of my dresser drawer 
I put away a little more for a rainy day
Go to town and buy that new guitar cause he's been workin awful hard to get his 
To write his songs
What a memory,oh what a memory even in her final moments mom thought of me
What a memory
She was only 35 I was 15 askin why? 
The lord took her away he must known we 
Needed her
She was an angel here on earth I still miss her everyday.
With all her friends 
And half the town
And her family gathered round I bet she never felt so loved when everybodys 
Heads were bowed I did 
Best to make her proud as I stood up and I sang rock of ages cleft for me as I 
Played it on that new six string
I couldn't help but cry as we said goodbye
[Repeat chorus]
Even in her final moments mama thought of me
What a memory, What a memory


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