"26 Cents" as written by and William Wallace Steve Wilkinson....
(Steve Wilkinson/William Wallace)

She sat alone on a bus out of Beaumont
The courage of just 18 years
A penny and quarter were taped to a letter
And momma's goodbye in her ears

She watched as her high school faded behind her
And the house with the white picket fence
Then she read the note that her momma had wrote
Wrapped up with 26 cents

When you get lonely, call me
Anytime at all and I'll be there with you, always
Anywhere at all
There's nothing I've got that I wouldn't give
And money is never enough
Here's a penny for your thoughts
A quarter for the call
And all of your momma's love

A penny and a quarter buys a whole lot of nothing
Taped to an old wrinkled note
And when she didn't have much she had all momma's love
Inside that old envelope

When you get lonely, call me
Anytime at all and I'll be there with you, always
Anywhere at all
There's nothing I've got that I wouldn't give
And money is never enough
Here's a penny for your thoughts
A quarter for the call
And all of your momma's love

Oh its been years since momma's been gone
But when she holds the coins she feels her love just as strong

When you get lonely, call


Lyrics submitted by CRYN_OUT

"26 Cents" as written by William Wallace Steve Wilkinson

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    General CommentIt's a clever idea, 26 cents, but a quarter no longer gets one a phone call!
    CRYN_OUTon September 30, 2004   Link
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    General Commentdepends where your from.. cause i sure can get a phone call with a quarter!!!
    specialkay18on February 02, 2005   Link

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