Corrina, Corrina lyrics
Saturday, September 23, 2006

Corrina, Corrina, where you been so long?
Corrina, Corrina, afraid I raised you wrong.
I am your papa, so tell me where you've gone

Corrina, Corrina, where'd you get those shoes
It looks like a boy's pair, so tell me whose
What's that on your shoulder, I hope it's not tattoos.

We had Corrina when I was forty three.
And now I'm sixty and feeling elderly
Corrina Corrina, you'll be the death of me

Corrina Corrina why you always wear black
Why sixteen earrings and green hair in back?
Are you my daughter or a maniac.

I remember when you were small,
In your long braids and your overalls
You said, Daddy, I love you best of all.
I love you Corrina, I love you so.
My darling daughter, I hate to see you go.
Please don't tell me what I don't want to know.

Corrina, Corrina, school has not gone well
You flunked math and you cannot spell
What you're good at is just raising hell.

Corrina, Corrina please help me
Find a nursing home where I can be
Given Zooloft for my serenity.

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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