I wonder if they ever think of me    (video)

 

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1. There's not much a man can do inside a prison,

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    just take his memory trips and fight the pain,

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    and a word from home can mean so much to a prisoner,

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    it's been years now since that last letter came.

 

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2. Not a day goes by that I don't think of mama,

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    and my nights are filled with thoughts of sweet Marie,

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    and old friends I ran around with keep on running through my mind,

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    and I just wonder if they ever think of me.

 

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    I wonder if they know that I'm still living,

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    and still proud to be a part of Uncle Sam.

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    I wonder if they think I died of hunger

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    in this rotten prison camp in Viet Nam.

 

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3. Not a day goes by that I don't think of mama,

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    and my nights are filled with thoughts of sweet Marie,

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    And I remember daddy saying, “You'll come back a better man !”

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    And I just wonder if they ever think of me.

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    Oh, I just wonder of anyone thinks of me.

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (Merle Haggard)