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Sweet Mama Blue 

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I know a place in New Orleans. 
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They call the Castle of Kings and Queens. 
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Where an old sweet black woman sings. 
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And plays piano like a dream. 
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She puts out all her beautiful heart and soul for you. 
Sweet mamma blue. 

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Sweet mamma blue will only sing about the truth. 
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And it will get to you. 
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Sweet mamma blue will sing of love as only she can do. 
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Sweet mamma blue.       Sweet Mamma Blue 

One night I stayed past closing time. 
"Sweet mamma blue my troubled mind." 
She sang the night away for me. 
She made me see what I couldn't see. 
That only by loving life will all your dreams come true. 
Sweet mamma blue. 


They say she's gone from misery. 
But she still lives in my memory. 
I still can see her smile and say 
"I'll bet you make it all the way." 
If you will try the Lord will surely see you through. 
Sweet mamma blue, 
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The world sure will miss you. 
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And when I feel blue I think of you. 
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Sweet mamma blue.       Sweet mamma blue. 

by: José Duarte
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