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Mockingbird Lyrics

Artist: Eminem
Album: Encore

Yeah
I know sometimes things might not always make sense to you right now
But hey, what daddy always tell you?
Straighten up little soldier
Stiffen up that upper lip
What'chu crying about?
You got me..


Hailie, I know you miss your mom
And I know you miss your dad when I'm gone
But I'm trying to give you the life that I never had
I can see you're sad
Even when you smile
Even when you laugh
I can see it in your eyes
Deep inside, you wanna cry
Cuz you're scared
I ain't there?
Daddy's with you in your prayers
No more crying
Wipe them tears
Daddy's here
No more nightmares
We gonna pull together through it
We gon' do it
Laini, uncle's crazy ain't he?
Yeah but he loves you girl and you better know it
We're all we got in this world
When it spins
When it swirls
When it whirls
When it twirls
Two little beautiful girls
Looking puzzled, in a daze
I know it's confusing you
Daddy's always on the move
Mama's always on the news
I try to keep you sheltered from it
But somehow it seems, the harder that I try to do that
the more it backfires on me
All the things, growing up
As daddy that he had to see
Daddy don't want you to see
But you see just as much as me (to see?)
That we did not plan it to be this way
You're mother and me
But things have got so bad between us
I don't see us ever being
Together ever again
Like we used to be when was teenagers
But then of coarse
Everything always happens for a reason
I guess it was never meant to be
But it's just something
We have no control over
And that's what destiny is
But no more worries
Rest your head and go to sleep
Maybe one day we'll wake up
And this will all just be a dream


[Chorus]
Now hush little baby don't you cry
Everythings gonna be alright
Stiffen that upper lip up little lady
I told ya, daddy's here to hold ya
Through the night
I know mommy's not here right now and we don't know why
We feel how we feel inside
It may seem a little crazy, pretty baby
But I promise, Mama's gonna be alright


It's funny
I remember back one year when daddy had no money
Mommy wrapped the Christamas presents up
and stuck them under the tree
and said some of them were from me
Cos daddy couldn't buy รข'em
I'll never forget that Christmas
I sat up the whole night cryin'
Cuz daddy felt like a bum
See dadday had a job
But his job was to keep the food on the table for you and mom
And at the time every house that we lived in
Either kept getting broken into and robbed or shot up on the block
And your mom, was saving money
For you in a jar trying to start a piggy bank for you
So you can go to college
Almost had a thousand dollars
Till someone broke in and stole it
And I know it hurt so bad it broke your mama's heart
And it seemed like everything was just starting to fall apart
Mom and dads was arguing a lot
So mama moved back on the _?____ and the flat
One bedroom apartment
And dad moved back to the other side of 8 mile on Novarra
And that's when daddy went to California with his CD
And met Dr. Dre and flew you and Mama out to see me
But daddy had to work
You and mama had to leave me
Then you started seeing daddy on the TV
And mama didn't like it
And you and Laini were too young to understand it
Papa was a rolling stone
mama developed a habit
and it all happened too fast for either one of us to grab it
I'm just sorry you were there and had to witness it first hand
Cuz all I ever wanted to do was just make you proud
Now I'm sittin' in this empty house, just reminiscin'
Looking at your baby pictures it just trips me out
To see how much you both have grown
It's almost like your sisters now
Wow, I guess you pretty much are
And daddy's still here
Laini I'm talking to you too
Daddy's still here
I like the sound of that, yeah
It's got a ring to it, don't it?
Shhh, mama's only gone for the moment


[Chorus]
Now hush little baby don't you cry
Everythings gonna be alright
Stiffen that upper lip up little lady
I told ya daddy's here to hold ya
Through the night
I know mommy's not here right now and we don't know why
We feel how we feel inside
It may seem a little crazy pretty baby
But I promise
Mama's gonna be alright


And if you ask me to,
Daddy's gonna buy you a mocking bird
I'ma give you the world
I'ma buy a diamond ring for you
I'ma sing for you, I'll do anything for you to see you smile
And if the mockingbird don't sing and the ring don't shine
I'ma break that birdy's neck
I'll go back to the ***eler who sold it to ya
And make him eat every karat
Don't fuck wit dat.
haha
Comments/Interpretations
by c-diddy on 5/21/2008 7:03pm
it's awsome
by tiffany on 5/27/2008 11:00am
THIS SONG IS SOOOOOOOOOOO AWESOME !!!!!!!!!!
by sherry gleason on 5/30/2008 3:17pm
hot ass song I love it
by jamie on 6/9/2008 9:39pm
i love the song but ALOT of the lyrics are wrong.. is there any where where we can fix the lyrics?? alot of people want the lyrics so they can sing the song for something and they cant sing it if they dont have the lyrics or the right lyrics at that
by Dark Angel on 6/28/2008 5:52pm
I Just wanna say that I like a lot this song.. & I realize that it has many wrong lyrics and a lot of lyrics that are different from each other.. but in general nice lyrics 7 nice voice ..
by Pahlawan_r on 7/5/2008 4:55am
I like it very much much much !!
by mry on 7/16/2008 1:29pm
make me cry!!!!!!!!. how he say to his baby "you got me" and this song is from all his heart!.
the song and the lyrics so gooooddd!
I like this song and 'Whan I'm Gone',
and 'Lose Yourself' and more songs of eminem and the outher side of him - slim shady.
ah and I like how his say "I told ya".
eminem the best and his so cool man and father!
by Numpty on 8/22/2008 5:35am
By the way the ending is....Dont fuck with DAD!
by charlene blackett, 16 on 9/29/2008 5:15am
i luv dis song it reminds me so much of my own life but in different ways luv eminem
heres sum of my own rap i made up
i see you but wat you gunna do
i take a look at you to see wat ure gunna do
ure starin back at me
just tellin me
wat you think about me just bein me
i sit on you
i spit on you
i turn every lil thing you eva luved against you
i h8 you n i despise you
ill make you suffer like you always made me do
i so wish eminem cud see it
luff im soo much
es da best eva no one will replace im xx
by irene(uganda) on 10/10/2008 9:57am
this is greeeeat.woah keep it up my real soldier eminem.i just love your lyrics
by Chinnu on 12/6/2008 5:18am
theres a gr8 mistake ending is dont fuck with dad ok........its a gud job cool............
by brittany on 1/21/2009 3:20pm
love this song and to my little girl i love ya so much darlin'
by NAKEDI on 9/11/2009 5:14am
I REALLY LOVE THISE SONG IT REMINTS ME OF FATHER'S LIFE DEDICATED TO HIM MXAAAAA
by dark worer on 1/26/2010 7:17pm
i really like that song.but if all the lirics were corect then id love it even more. try harder next time.
by Derek Hatfield on 2/19/2010 4:29pm
I really LUV da song & i really LUV u. I also think that u r da BEST raper in da whole wide world i LUV u eminem
by trigger de m on 3/26/2010 8:46am
this is awesssssssssooooooooome]]=0--0909
by ritz.. on 7/6/2010 6:28am
masst kinda.a..
by god power on 10/20/2010 7:06am
he is a great rapper. I hear a bit of Jay Z influence on he's rhyme pattern...He is the best at the art of rap, story telling.

peace
by kaylaaa:) on 1/28/2011 8:23am
Eminem is amazingg.!
by bryan on 4/18/2011 8:38am
this song i freaking awsome some wrong words in the lyrics rewrite it so it will have the right lyrics so i can rap it
by emifan on 7/27/2011 8:27am
THe dash is for traumas
by kayne on 11/3/2011 11:54am
sucks Eminem
sucks50cent
by whitney.richardson4@gmail.com on 11/10/2011 11:56am
This song is the shiz!
by brooke on 1/9/2012 7:52am
wow thats a two sided emotion song
-sad
-funny kinda
by Bangis spy t on 1/9/2012 4:25pm
I luv d song en i luv u eminem...en i tink u ar d best rapper in d whole world...so 4ck haterz we dnt hav tym 4u coz we ar busy in luving EMINEM
by angela williams on 2/13/2012 7:36am
i love how this song came from the bottom of your heart and you mean it with ever thing i love how you jusy want her in your life how you keep her so close how you'll hold her tight when she needs you how you'll tell her you love her and how she just knows your their for her and that you gave her a life that you never had all i have to say is thank god and jesus that she has a dad that cares for her god bless you and your daughter
by ryan on 2/15/2012 12:30pm
lyrics were not right.
by Sandeep on 2/24/2012 11:02am
Em in Em a rocking song
by Punk-satish on 9/15/2012 6:21am
I lOVE THIS SONGS_AND "eminem". I like they singing power


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