momma cried lyrics – alison krauss

momma loved us, every one.
every daughter, very son.
she gave herself so happily,
that’s just the way she was, you see.

from dawn to dark she’d find a ch*r*.
and work it ’til it was no more.
and every day until she died,
in the evening, momma cried.

momma cried;
there was mourning in the evening.
and momma cried;
‘cos her little girl was gone.

her little girl was sn*tched away.
she was there and then just gone one day.
and momma blamed herself, i’d say,
but all of us had debts to pay.

momma cried;
there was mourning in the evening.
and momma cried;
‘cos her little girl was gone.

i did my best to cheer her pride.
that day that something broke inside.
i swore i’d find her and i tried.
in the evening, momma cried.

momma cried;
there was mourning in the evening.
and momma cried;
‘cos her little girl was gone.

momma cried;
there was mourning in the evening.
and momma cried;
‘cos her little girl was gone.

/ alison krauss lyrics