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Daddy Sang Bass

daddysangbass
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100:
42
Weeks on Billboard Hot 100 Chart:
9

Songwriter: Carl Perkins

Lyrics

I remember when I was a lad
Times were hard and things were bad
But there’s a silver lining behind every cloud
Just poor people, that’s all we were
Trying to make a living out of black land dirt
We’d get together in a family circle singing loud

Daddy sang bass
Mama sang tenor
Me and little brother would join right in there
Singing seems to help a troubled soul
One of these days and it won’t be long
I’ll rejoin them in a song
I’m going to join the family circle at the throne
No, the circle won’t be broken
By and by, Lord, by and by

Daddy sang bass
Mama sang tenor
Me and little brother would join right in there
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

Now I remember after work
Mama would call in all of us
You could hear us singing for a country mile
Now little brother has done gone on
But, I’ll rejoin him in a song
We’ll be together again up yonder in a little while

Daddy sang bass
Mama sang tenor
Me and little brother would join right in there
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

Daddy sang bass
Mama sang tenor
Me and little brother would join right in there
In the sky, Lord, in the sky

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