My Mama Told Me...

…You better shop around.
What else did Mama tell you in a song?

The Cranberries, Ode to My Family

Sometimes the best thing to say… is nothing. :wink:

*Oh, take your time don’t live too fast
Troubles will come and they will pass
Go find a woman you’ll find love
And don’t forget son there is someone up above

And be a simple kind of man
Be something you love and understand
Baby be a simple kind of man
Oh, won’t you do this for me son if you can?*

Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

This will the be Groom/Mother of Groom dance at my wedding reception.

“Mama said there’d be days like this, there’d be days like this, mama said, mama said, mama said.”

The Shirelles.

She told me not to come (and added, “that ain’t no way to have fun”).

“Nobody told me there’d be days like these
Strange days indeed – most peculiar, mama” -John Lennon

My mommy said not to put beans in my ears.

A woman will sweet talk and give you the big eye. But when that sweet talk is done, a woman’s a two-face. A woman’s something that would leave to sing the blues in the night.

And she told me this when I was in knee pants!

  • Arlen and Mercer

… if I was good-y, that she would buy me a rubber dolly.

(The Clapping Song)

… it’s a mean old town to live in by yourself. (Papa concurred)

(Mean Town Blues)

Mama told me, yes she told me
I’d meet girls like you.
She also told me stay away
You never know what you’ll catch.

Cheap Trick, Surrender

A woman’s a two-face, a worrisome thing who’ll leave you to sing the blues in the night.

Mama said knock you out!!!

Johnny Cash
Dont take your guns to town,son,leave your guns at home Bill.

Steve Earle
Mama said the pistol is the devil’s right hand

When I was just a baby, my mama told me “Son, always be a good boy. Don’t you ever play with guns”.

My mama told me, she said “Son, please beware
There’s this thing called love and it’s-a, everywhere”
She told me it can break your heart
And put you in misery

“Come on home, girl” Mama cried on the phone
“Too soon to lose my baby yet, my girl should be at home”

Mama she has told me then, told me when I’s young
Son your whole life’s an open book, don’t close it fore it starts…

Metallica “Mama Said”

that “Papa was a rolling stone. Wherever he laid his hat was his home.”

My mama done tol’ me bring home something for dinner.

“All men are false, they’ll tell you wicked loving lies. The very next evening, they’ll court another, leaving you alone to pine and sigh.”

Sylvia’s mother says Sylvia’s busy, too busy to come to the phone
Sylvia’s mother says Sylvia’s tryin’ to start a new life of her own
Sylvia’s mother says Sylvia’s happy so why don’t you leave her alone