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Single Moms (keep Your Head Up) Lyrics

by T.o.k.

[Intro:]
Neva you worry (neva give up)
Neva you fret(neva give up)
Neva you worry(neva give up)
Neva you shy away (neva give up)
For the things you need to do (neva give up)
Better's coming your way (neva give up)
Don't worry (neva give up)
Neva give up (neva give up)
Neva you worry (neva give up)
Neva you fret (neva give up)
Neva you shy away (neva give up)
From the things you need to do (neva give up)
Better's coming your way

[Chorus:]
This is for the ladies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down
All the single mommies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down

[Verse 1:
I know it gets hard
Trying your best to keep the job
But you gotta do what you got to do
Work at your dreams and they will come true
It gets hard each day
Trying your best to stretch that pay
But you gotta take what comes your way
A better must come oh yeaahh

[Chorus:]
This is for the ladies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down
All the single mommies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down

[Verse 2:]
So don't give uuup
When your child grows up

He love you more
And words can saaay
So don't give up
Have faaaith

[Chorus:]
This is for the ladies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down
All the single mommies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down

[Verse 3:]
Then mi a tell you seh to mama
Divona she rise up di banna
When papa did leff a she wanna
Do the thing togedda
Fi mi and mi sista and mi brodda
To mamma there could be no odda
Mi tell you seh
Life ain't pretty as a single prent
And a mininum wage can't even afford to pay rent but
You rose above and don't even know where the fear went
And now mi realize how much you sacrifice

[Chorus:]
This is for the ladies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down
All the single mommies all alone
Trying to raise a family on their own
I just want you to know
That you're not alone
Keep your head up never look down

[Outro: x2]
Neva you worry
Neva you fret
Neva you worry
Neva you shy away
For the things you need to do
Better's coming your way
Don't worry
Neva give up
Neva you worry
Neva you fret
Neva you shy away
From the things you need to do
Better's coming your way




  • Quote Artist


Paul Hardcastle
In 1965 Vietnam seemed like just another foreign war but it wasn't
It was different in many ways, as so were tose that did the fighting
In World War II the average age of the combat soldier was 26
In Vietnam he was 19
In-in-in Vietnam he was 19

The shooting and fighting of the past two weeks continued today
25 miles west of Saigon
I really wasn't sure what was going on

Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

In Vietnam the combat soldier typically served
A twelve month tour of duty
But was exposed to hostile fire almost everyday
Ni-ni-ni 19, Ni-ni-ni 19

Hundreds of thousands of men who saw heavy combat
In Vietnam were arrested since discharge
Their arrest rate is almost twice that of non-veterans of the same age
There are no accurate figures of how many of these men
Have been incarcerated

But a Veterans Administration study
Concludes that the greater of vets
Exposure to combat could more likely affect his chances
Of being arrested or convicted

This is one legacy of the Vietnam War

All those who remember the war
They won't forget what they've seen
Destruction of men in their prime
Whose average was 19

De-de-destruction
De-de-destruction
War, war

De-de-destruction, wa, wa, war, wa, war, war
De-de-destruction
War, war

After World War II the men came home together on troop ships
But the Vietnam vet often arrived home within 48 hours of jungle combat
Perhaps the most dramatic difference between
World War II and Vietnam was coming home
None of them received a hero's welcome

None of them received a heroes welcome, none of them, none of them
Ne-ne-ne, ne-ne-ne, none of them, none of them, none of them
None of them received a hero's welcome
None of them received a hero's welcome

According to a Veteran's Administration study
Half of the Vietnam combat veterans suffered from what
Psychiatrists call
Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder

Many vets complain of alienation, rage or guilt
Some succumb to suicidal thoughts
Eight to ten years after coming home
Almost eight hundred thousand men are still fighting the Vietnam War

De-de-destruction
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni19 19
19, 19, 19, 19
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

When we came back it was different, everybody wants to know
"How'd it happened to those guys over there?
There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
We did what we had to do

There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
People wanted us to be ashamed of what it made us
Dad had no idea what he went to fight and he is now
All we want to do is come home

All we want to do is come home
What did we do it for?
All we want to do is come home
Was it worth it
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
White Lies
rin
One Direction
She told me in the morning she don't feel the same about us in her bones
It seems to me that when I die these words will be written on my stone
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