"Don't Forget To Remember Me" as written by Ashley Glenn Gorley, Kelley Lovelace and Morgane Hayes....
Eighteen years had come and gone
For mama they flew by
But for me they drug on and on
We were loading up that Chevy
Both tryin' not to cry
Mama kept on talking
Putting off goodbye
Then she took my hand and said
"Baby, don't forget

Before you hit the highway
You better stop for gas
There's a fifty in the ashtray
In case you run short on cash
Here's a map, and here's a Bible
If you ever lose your way
Just one more thing before you leave
Don't forget to remember me."

This downtown apartment sure makes me miss home
And those bills there on the counter
Keep telling me I'm on my own
And just like every Sunday I called mama up last night
And even when it's not, I tell her everything's all right
Before we hung up I said
"Hey mama, don't forget

To tell my baby sister
I'll see her in the fall
And tell Me-maw that I miss her
Yeah, I should give her a call
And make sure you tell daddy
That I'm still his little girl
Yeah, I still feel like I'm where I'm supposed to be
But don't forget to remember me."

Tonight I find myself kneeling by the bed to pray
I haven't done this in a while
So I don't know what to say
But, Lord, I feel so small sometimes in this big ol' place
Yeah, I know there's more important things
But don't forget to remember me
Don't forget to remember me


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"Don't Forget to Remember Me" as written by Morgane Hayes Ashley Gorley

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    General CommentPretty self explanatory really. Basically she's leaving and she doesn't want everyone to forget her and she doesn't want to forget anyone as well. Everyone who knows her knows that she needs to move on and live on her own and do what she needs to do, and she realizes that. She's starting a new chapter in her life but she doesn't want anyone to forget to remember her.


    :-)
    XxTragicFateon January 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this song! can really relate to it, becuase i'll be leaving soo to go to college and i'm gonna be leaving everything!
    finallyfreeon January 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is my theme song.

    "I called momma up last night
    And even when it's not, I tell her everything's alright"

    I can't even BEGIN to explain how I relate to that - it sums everything up that's going on in my life right now.

    This is my favorite part though :
    "Tonight I find myself kneeling by the bed to pray
    I haven't done this in a while
    So I don't know what to say but
    Lord I feel so small some times in this big ol' place
    Yeah I know there are more important things, but
    Don't forget to remember me"

    To me, it's just a little reminder for people that even though I'm gone, please don't forget to remember me. I moved away to college this January, it was the first time I've EVER left my home, my family, my friends and I was worried that we'd lose touch - but we haven't and I know we won't :)
    LMB228on March 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. This is my first year of college, and I can relate to this song in so many ways. My mom and I have always been really close, so it was really hard to leave her. Oddly enough, I actually do call my parents every Sunday night, and until a few days ago, I had been telling my mom that I was fine even though there were some things going on. And I can definitely relate to the idea of feeling 'so small some time in this big ol' place'.
    slowly fall aparton March 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI was scanning the chanels on the radio one day and just came across this song, she has a beautiful voice wich drew me in, soon i'll be relating to the song, i go off to basic training later this year.

    Don't Forget to remember me :-D
    JamRockQueenon April 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentall of my best friends are graduating in 17 days. and im only a freshman in high school, whereas they are all seniors and it's really killin me. and no, im not some "immature freshman"... but graduation is really gonna kill me. so i think this is her leaving her home to go to college and heading into the "real world"
    m/rockthecasbahm/on May 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commentshe sang this in the recent american idol finale. she was looking so cute! great vocal performance. i cant believe it! taylor hicks won!
    wicked_angelon May 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhen she won idol last yr i was so disappointed cuz i loved bo bice to death... but when i heard her sing during this american idol finale the song acually gave me the the goosebumps!! the words n her voice are amazing... she did deserve to win i guess!!
    nethinmusicalon June 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti don't really know anyone that cant relate to this song. The way that I relate to it is because i'm a real family person. I went to fat camp last summer and missed so much. I missed everything from birhtday parties to bar-b-ques. I knew people would forget to remember me over that MONTH it really is a great song
    sexylittlecowgirlon June 16, 2006   Link
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    General Commentaggh!!! this song really didnt affect me when i first heard it.

    Now when i hear it, I'm sad because it reminds me of my mom. I'm moving to florida in november to be with my boyfriend who is in the air force. I've lived on my own for three years now, but i've always been within 10 minutes of both of my parents.

    This is a huuuuuge step in my life, but i know i need it in order to grow up a little more and to move on and not be so dependent on my family.

    I'm super excited about it, but at the same time sad. and i can just see my mom putting off the good bye.
    Jeepin0106on July 06, 2006   Link

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