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MELANIE Momma Momma (LIVE)

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Published on Aug 14, 2012

Spinetingling live performance from Carnegie Hall in 1970, of a song which Melanie wrote at the age of 15. It has been covered by other artists including Alison Moyet. Lyrics:

MOMMA, MOMMA
Written by Melanie Safka (Carlin Music Corp)
From the album BORN TO BE (1968)

Momma, Momma, I fear you reared me wrong
Momma, Momma, I fear you reared me wrong
'Cause I pick up my head, can't tell where I belong

Momma, Momma, something's hurting me bad
Momma, Momma, something's hurting me bad
I have a yearning for something that I never had

Oh, sometimes I feel my life has come and then it's gone
Sometimes I feel my life has come and gone
I live in this world but I'm only looking on

I can't understand, it's too far over my head
I can't understand, it's too far over my head
I'm living a life but I'm really dying instead, yeah

Momma, Momma, I fear you reared me wrong
Momma, Momma, I fear you reared me wrong
'Cause I lift up my head and I can't tell where I belong
Momma, Momma,
Momma Momma, something's terribly wrong

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    • Momma Momma
  • Artist

    • Melanie
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