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Mama Didn't Lie.Jan Bradley.
#8 on R&B and #14 on BB Hot 100
on CHESS Records in 1963.

INTRO: E Dbm E Dbm

#1.
E                A          B    E
Mama didn't lie, she didn't lie..mama didn't lie, 
A          B
she didn't lie.
E               F#m                  Abm
Here comes that boy and his friends, making eyes 
   F#  F#m
at me again.
F#                     B     Dbm  F#
Do they all think that I'm a toy, to be played with 
   B     E
by every boy?
E                            Dbm       E
Well, they're wrong to think I will be caught by the 
F#m        A
wink of an eye..eye.

CHORUS:
B              E                 Dbm   A          B
My mama didn't lie..(Mama didn't lie)..she didn't lie.
E                A          B
Mama didn't lie, she didn't lie.

#2.
    E                   F#m              Abm
The greatest pastime in this man's world is playin' tricks 
   B           
on every young girl.
A       F#              B         Dbm        F#
To have one is how they get their kicks..but not me because 
  B          Dbm
I know their tricks.
            E              Dbm       E             F#m
And they're wrong to think I will be caught by the wink of 
   B
an eye.

CHORUS:
B              E                 Dbm   A          B
My mama didn't lie..(Mama didn't lie)..she didn't lie.
E           Dbm  A          B
Mama didn't lie, she didn't lie.

BRIDGE:
Abm             F#      Abm
I remember what my mama told me..she said, 'Girl stay in your 
Dbm    Abm       Dbm          B             F#m         Dbm
class, you got a whole lot of growin' and a-learnin' to do..
F#                    B
girl, don't you go so fast.

#3.
E                       F#m              Abm
The greatest pastime in this man's world is playin' tricks 
   B           
on every young girl.
A       F#              B         Dbm        F#
To have one is how they get their kicks..but not me because 
  B          Dbm
I know their tricks.
            E              Dbm       E             F#m
And they're wrong to think I will be caught by the wink of 
   B
an eye.

CHORUS:
B              E                 Dbm   A          B
My mama didn't lie..(Mama didn't lie)..she didn't lie.
E           Dbm  A          B
Mama didn't lie, she didn't lie.

OUTRO:
E           Dbm  A          B
Mama didn't lie, she didn't lie.
E           Dbm  A          B
Mama didn't lie, she didn't lie..(Fade.)


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