Listen to Coat of Many Colors song with lyrics from Dolly Parton

Coat of Many Colors

Dolly Parton30 Jun 2008

Coat of Many Colors Lyrics

Coat Of Many Colors - Dolly Parton

 

Back through the years

I go wonderin once again

 

Back to the seasons of my youth

 

I recall a box of rags that someone gave us

 

And how my momma put the rags to use

 

There were rags of many colors

 

Every piece was small

And I didnt have a coat

And it was way down in the fall

 

Momma sewed the rags together

 

Sewin every piece with love

 

She made my coat of many colors

 

That I was so proud of

 

As she sewed she told a story

 

From the bible she had read

About a coat of many colors

 

Joseph wore and then she said

 

Perhaps this coat will bring you

 

Good luck and happiness

 

And I just couldnt wait to wear it

And momma blessed it with a kiss

 

My coat of many colors

 

That my momma made for me

 

Made only from rags

But I wore it so proudly

 

Although we had no money

 

I was rich as I could be

 

In my coat of many colors

 

My momma made for me

 

So with patches on my britches

 

Holes in both my shoes

 

In my coat of many colors

 

I hurried off to school

 

Just to find the others laughing

 

And making fun of me

 

In my coat of many colors

 

My momma made for me

 

And oh I couldnt understand it

 

For I felt I was rich

 

And I told them of the love

My momma sewed in every stitch

 

And I told em all the story

 

Momma told me while she sewed

And how my coat of many colors

 

Was worth more than all their clothes

 

But they didnt understand it

And I tried to make them see

 

That one is only poor

 

Only if they choose to be

 

Now I know we had no money

 

But I was rich as I could be

 

In my coat of many colors

 

My momma made for me

 

 

Made just for me