"Mama Kin" as written by and Steven Tyler....
It ain't easy, livin' like a gypsy.
Tell ya, honey, how I feel.
I've been dreaming,
Floatin' down stream and
Losin' touch with all that is real.
Whole earth lover, keepin' under cover
Never knowin' where ya been.
You've been fadin', always out paradin'.
Keepin' touch with Mama Kin.

Well you've always got your tail on the wag.
Shootin' fire from your mouth just like a dragon.
You act like a perpetual drag.
You better check it out,
Or someday soon you'll have to climb back on the wagon.

It ain't easy, livin' like ya want to,
And it's so hard to find piece of mind. Yes it is.
The way I see it, you've got to say shit.
But don't forget to drop me a line.

Said you're as bald as an egg at eighteen.
And workin' for you dad is just a drag.
He still stuffs your mouth with your dreams.
You better check it out,
Or someday soon you'll have to climb back on the wagon.

Keepin' touch with Mama Kin.
Tell her where you've gone and been.
Livin' out your fantasy,
Sleeping late and smoking tea.

Keepin' touch with Mama Kin.
Tell her where you've gone and been.
Livin' out your fantasy,
Sleeping late and smoking tea.

It ain't easy, livin' like ya want to,
And it's so hard to find piece of mind. Yes it is.


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"Mama Kin" as written by Steven Tyler

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    General CommentThis song rox. I think it's about when you're out on the road sometimes ya have to come back to your roots. "Keep in touch with Mama Kin. Tell her where you gone and been" and "Don't forget to drop me a line". It is about stayin' in contact with ur family
    Aerofrogon January 21, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentits about keepin in touch with ppl.
    spooner113on June 16, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentive actually spoken to a member of aerosmith about what it means and "Aerofrog" is pretty much right. its kind of about keeping in touch with your roots.
    HOTlikeAcurryon May 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentone of the best aerosmith songs ever
    DazzdNCnfusedon June 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdef. some kick ass aerosmith here...
    scorchoon August 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love the piano in this too
    Aerobabeon March 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI didn't hear any piano in the studio version, Aerobabe. Is it really low in the mix?
    MillasLoveron April 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenton 'a little south of sanity' u can hear it :) especially in a part in the beginning
    Aerobabeon May 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBest Aerosmith song, Hands down. Steve, I want to plow your daughter. Thank you and good night.
    irish_deftone6on December 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIMHO...possibly the best rock anthem of all time...and only six posts thus far?
    Admanon February 02, 2005   Link

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