D A The bright lights of this city are a pretty sight to see, A7 D G D perhaps they`re extra pretty to a country girl like me. D7 G Temptation waits at every turn, and it won`t let me be. D A A7 D So, Mama, when you pray tonight, say a special prayer for me. A G D I miss your tender goodnight kiss of love and understanding, E A A7 the good night kisses I get now are cruel and so demanding. D So, Mama, when you pray tonight, D7 G and while you`re on your knees, D A D Mama, say a special prayer for me. D A The nights get cold and lonely, when you`re far away from home, A7 D G D and lonely makes it easy for a good girl to go wrong. D7 G Evil eyes search through the night for lonely girls like me. D A A7 D So, Mama, when you pray tonight say a special prayer for me.