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Re: Need a song about a Mother's Love

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  • aclassapartbari
    I like your selections too, Joe. I think Rural Route 4 scored the highest interpretation score ever recorded (at that time, anyway) with Tie Me To Your Apron
    Message 1 of 6 , May 7 4:14 PM
      I like your selections too, Joe. I think Rural Route 4 scored the highest interpretation score ever recorded (at that time, anyway) with "Tie Me To Your Apron Strings".
      Rick Word
      Atlanta

      --- In bbshop@yahoogroups.com, JHunna1@... wrote:
      >
      > Other possibilities: "I Wouldn't Trade the Silver in My Mother's Hair"
      > or "Tie Me To Your Apron Strings"
      >
      > Joe H
      >
      >
      > In a message dated 5/5/2013 8:24:35 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
      > rickword@... writes:
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      > I've always thought "My Mother's Eyes" was a touching, beautiful tribute,
      > as sung by several barbershop quartets over the years. Here are lyrics from
      > the internet but not sure if the society version is exactly the same.
      > "Back in childhood days I can remember
      > loving caresses, showered on me
      > Mother's eyes would gaze at me so tender
      > What was their meaning? Now I can see
      >
      > One bright and guiding light
      > That taught me wrong from right
      > I found in my mother's eyes
      > Those baby tales, she told
      > That road all paved in gold
      > I found in my mother's eyes
      >
      > Just like a wandering sparrow
      > One lonely soul
      > I walked the straight and narrow
      > To reach my goal
      >
      > God's gift sent from above
      > A real unselfish love
      > I found in my mother's eyes
      >
      > When I'm all alone, no one around me
      > I find the future, dark as can be
      > Sorrows, I have known, always surround me
      > Then through the shadows, I always see
      >
      > One bright and guiding light
      > That taught me wrong from right
      > I found in my mother's eyes
      > Those baby tales she told
      > That road all paved in gold
      > I found in my mother's eyes
      >
      > Just like a wandering sparrow
      > One lonely soul
      > I walked the straight and narrow
      > To reach my goal
      >
      > God's gift sent from above
      > A real unselfish love
      > I found in my mother's eyes"
      >
      > Pretty sure BHS has the sheet music on file that they can email you and
      > maybe you can locate an mp3 file from itunes also to play for your mother
      > while she is still with you. My prayers for you both.
      > Rick Word
      > Atlanta
      >
      > --- In _bbshop@yahoogroups.com_ (mailto:bbshop@yahoogroups.com) , "EdwardH"
      > <ewheadley@> wrote:
      > >
      > > My mother is dying in PA and I have been down here from Maine during her
      > last days.....she has been a big supporter of my Barbershop singing over
      > the years and she has requested that at her Memorial service that I 'solo' a
      > Barbershop song from the BHS Library(or elsewhere) whose lyrics describe
      > the depths of a Mother's Love.....are there any candidate songs out there
      > which 'fit the bill' ?
      > >
      > > I'd appreciate you experienced gentlemen who have been singing
      > 'Barbershop' for quite awhile longer than I to give me some good recommendations of
      > song Titles upon which I can quickly act, get the sheet music ordered so
      > that I can learn it quickly.
      > >
      > > With Best Regards,
      > > Ed Headley
      > > Bass, PORCH TIME Quartet/Frank Thorne Chapter/NED
      > > ewheadley@
      > >
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