Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
D D D AAD canvas covered Dcabin in a cGrowded labour caDmp SDtand out in tDhis memory IA revived; A CDause my daddy raDised a family there,G with two hard worDking hands ADnd tried to feed mAy mama's hungryD eyes. D He dreamed of something better, and my mama's faith was strong And us kids were just to young to realize That another class of people put us somewhere just below; One more reason for my mama's hungry eyes.
ChorusD Mama nGever had the lDuxuries she Dwanted D But it wGasn't cause myD daddy dDidn't try. D She Gonly wanted things Dshe reallyD needed; D One moAre reason for mDy mama'Ds hungry eyes. I remember daddy praying for a better way of life But I don't recall a change of any size; Just a little loss of courage, as their age began to show And more sadness in my mama's hungry eyes. Mama never had the luxuries she wanted But it wasn't cause my daddy didn't try. She only wanted things she really needed; One more reason for my mama's hungry eyes.
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D AD Oh, I still recall my mama's hungry eyes. [stop]