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jp wrote at 2008-12-06 17:44:27
the name of that song is grampa tell a story and the artist is rod erickson and you can still buy his stuff on his site.          jack


N/A wrote at 2011-03-29 05:02:43
My dad had the 45 to that song and it was sung by Rod Erickson.


Anne wrote at 2011-07-21 01:18:01
Hi  I have also been looking for the lyrics for Grandpa Tell A Story for many years without any success.  If anyone can help I would really appreciate it.  Thanks to anyone who can help.



Anne


Jimmie wrote at 2011-08-11 02:10:50
the song is " grampa tell a story " sung by Rod Erickson.

dont know if this is the version you heard. He put it out about 1971. I love this version. Seen the 45 on E-Bay $4.99  


darlene wrote at 2013-05-28 06:40:37
Yes there is a site that I found grandpa tell a story and the singer was Rod Erickson , but, I lost it ..sure would like to find it again  


Dee wrote at 2013-09-26 21:18:17
This is a really old country song. My Mom used to sing it to me when I was a young child. Mom passed away a year and a half ago and I find myself singing the song. I am not sure but it may be by Kitty Wells.


Gerry wrote at 2013-10-18 22:11:50
I've often wondered,what it takes,to leave two little girls        

Yes,there are things you just can't change,like a woman of the world

A note was all she left them ,what was she thinking of

With grandpa,they have everything,except their mommy's love

CHORUS:

Grandpa,tell a story,of mommy as a girl

Grandpa,if I had my mommy,she would be my world

Then grandpas eyes would moisten,his heart would skip a beat

How can you tell an angel that her mommy walks the street.    Dear mom & dad,I love them both,forgive me,if you can

When they grow up,say I'm dead and gone,don't tell them the kind I am.

Yes,I was never meant to be a mother or a wife

The I heard a little girl breathe and it cut me like a knife

Chorus:

I saw the pain that grandpa felt,it happened just this way

It isn't fair,but still it seems,the children have to pay

If mom could hear the way they speak,would it tear her apart

And if she ever hears this song,I hope it breaks her heart

Chorus:


Charla wrote at 2014-04-08 21:56:23
GRANDPA TELL A STORY



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYikZTB2ohs


Violet wrote at 2014-04-17 16:31:34
An answer to your question about the song,Grandpa tell a Story, the singer is Rod Erickson and it is on Youtube. I am trying to find the lyrics and chords but have not got anywhere, I will have to keep listening to the song and write it down.


goldenrockette wrote at 2016-08-06 02:07:47
Lyrics

I've often wondered what it takes to leave two little girls

Yet there are things you just can't change like a woman of the world

A note was all she left them with, what was she thinking of

With Grandpa they have everything except their mommy's love



Chorus:

Grandpa tell a story of mommy as a girl

Grandpa, if I had my mommy she would be my world

Then Grandpa's eyes would moisten, his heart would skip a beat

How could he tell an angel that her mommy walks the streets



I saw the way that Grandpa looked, it happened just this way

It isn't fair but still it seems the children always pay

If Mom could hear the way they plead would it tear her apart

And if she ever hears this song, I hope it breaks her heart



Chorus



There might be another verse but I can't remember now



This song is now on YouTube by Rod Erickson but the sound is not very good at all. I don't know if that was the original artist or not.


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