Take The News To Mother chords - Louvin Brothers


            

Take the News to Mother
(WR Caloway, Walter Callahan, Homer Callahan)
As recorded by the Louvin Bros.
MCA Inc (ASCAP)
Recorded May 3, 1956

>From the album "Tragic Songs of Life"

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While the shot and shells were scattering
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All o'er the battlefield
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While the boys in France were fighting 
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To save their noble flag

Save their flag or give their lives
All for their country and home
They brought him back and heard him say
I can no longer stay

Go take the news to Mother
For she knows how well I love her Kiss her dear sweet lips for me Tell her I'm not coming home Oh tell my darling sweetheart That her lips I'll kiss no more For this battlefield is awful I'm sure I'll see her no more Now, I'd love to see my mother Kneeling by the old hearth stone But I'm in this hell right here on earth And her prayer I'll hear no more Go take the news to Mother For she knows how well I love her Kiss her dear sweet lips for me Mmmm, Mmmm, Mmmmmm B E Tell her I'm not coming home