• Artist: Joel Zoss
  • Title: Mother Wanted You Home
  • Genre: Reggae/Dub
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Biblical Reference, Struggle Hardship, Other, Moving On Letting Go, Triumph Success
  • Lyrics: MOTHER WANTED YOU HOME I wanted you to stay a little longer Mother wanted you home I wanted you to stay a little longer Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home I waited for you a little longer Mother wanted you home I waited for you a little longer Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home I sing to the lions in the streets of Babylon Mother wanted you home You sing and dance and you pray to false gods Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Shake it like jelly Shake it to the bone Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home She rides on a lion and she says she’s mine Mother wanted you home There is no other place or time Mother wanted you home You know you ain’t living till you have died Mother wanted you home To live the life you’ve got to sacrifice Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home I wanted you to stay a little longer Mother wanted you home I waited for you a little longer Mother wanted you home You know you ain’t living till you have died Mother wanted you home It’s just the same on the other side Mother wanted you home I sing to the lions in the streets of Babylon Mother wanted you home You sing and dance and you pray to false gods Mother wanted you home She rides on a lion and she says she’s mine Mother wanted you home There is no other place or time Mother wanted you home You know you ain’t living till you have died Mother wanted you home To live the life you’ve got to sacrifice Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home Mother wanted you home
  • Keywords: Bass, Caribbean, Guitar

About Joel Zoss

Joel Zoss

Conway, MA United States

JOEL ZOSS has enjoyed a worldwide cult following as a master songwriter since Bonnie Raitt recorded his “Too Long at the Fair” and “I Gave My Love a Candle.” His songs have sold millions of copies, earning him two gold records, and have been acquired and licensed by institutions as diverse as MUZAK and the Smithsonian Institution. He is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow of Creative Writing and a PEN short story award ...

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