Der Songtext des Liedes "Mother, The Queen Of My Heart" von Merle Haggard lautet:
I had a home out in Texas,
down where the blue bonnet's grew.
I had the kindest old mother;
how happy we were just we two.
Till one day the angels' called her,
that debt we all have to pay.
She called me close to hr bedside,
these last few words to say.
"Son, don't start drinking and gambling,
promise you'll always go straight. "
Ten years have passed since that parting,
that promise I've broke, I must say.
I started gambling for pastime,
at last I was just like them all.
I bet my clothes and my money,fall.
One night I bet all my mone