Shenandoah

Mama Knows

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Mama Knows

Capo on 1st fret
	  		
  
  
Intro:  
  
G   C    D    C    G    C    D    G  
  
G             D             C  
Me and Jimmy Chrowder and a single cigarette  
  
G                  D                C  
Crouched down in a stall out in the barn  
  
G           D             C   
Three puffs later we were sick as we could get  
  
G              D             C      D   (C  B bass lead)  
praying we get better before we got home  
  
Am                            D               (C  B bass lead)  
she saw me comin' through the back door screen  
  
Am          Em              C         D  
I knew the minute that she looked at me  
  
  
Chorus  
  
     G   C       G    C  
Mama knows, Mama knows  
  
G         Em                 C            D  
somehow I think she's got a window to my soul  
  
     G   C  G          C  
Mama knows, Mama knows  
  
Em           Am              C    D  
Even when I think it doesn't show  
  
     C                  G    C   D    C  
Mama knows, mama knows  
  
Verse 2  
  
Me and Becky Johnson ankle deep in ocean waves   
pants rolled up and hearts out on our sleeves  
both feelin' more than either one of us could say  
that first love let the sweetest memory  
Fifteen and shy I didn't tell a soul  
how is that Mama never has to be told  
  
Repeat Chorus  
  
Bridge  
  
Am                      D  
I wasn't home when Mama passed away  
  
Am  
I didn't get to say I love you  
D     E  
but I got this feelin'  
  
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