Mary Anne

from by ellen cherry

/

lyrics

Oh Maryanne, let’s ride on through the weather.
We’ll make a stand; we’ll press our hands together.
And you will say, “Now let us pray.
Like we are lovers, to our Virgin Mother.”

Oh Maryanne, you might have heard
I stopped believing in the Word,
but the repeating had left a trace
and so I hail Mary so Full of Grace.

Oh Maryanne, will you help me find her?
You sing the prayer to serve as our reminder.
I’ll steer the wheel in the right direction
And maybe then, She’ll offer her protection.

Oh Maryanne, do you think She’ll hear us
with satellites clouding her receivers?
And all the voices that we’ve flown to outer space--
the foolish hopes of our human race.

Oh Maryanne, will you help me find her?
You sing the prayer to serve as our reminder.
I’ll steer the wheel in the right direction
And maybe then, She’ll offer her protection.

Oh Mother Mary give me your Grace
so that the past can be erased.

Oh Maryanne, let’s ride on through the weather.
We’ll make a stand; we’ll press our hands together.

Oh Maryanne, I am a liar:
I let my mind be ruled by my desire.
Mother Mary send me your Grace
so that the past can be erased.

Oh Mother Mary give me your Grace
so that the past can be erased.

credits

from Portraits, released September 17, 2016

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

ellen cherry Baltimore, Maryland

Emmy nominated singer/songwriter ellen cherry (lowercase letters intentional!) is a full-time touring and working performer based in Baltimore, MD. In 2017, ellen presents a new touring project called Portraits in Song that marries her love of storytelling and her passion for history through songs and portraits of interesting women in history to increase love and empathy for all. ... more

shows

contact / help

Contact ellen cherry

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code