Since You've Gone to Heaven

Album: Big Day in a Small Town (2016)
  • Since you've gone to Heaven I don't like coming home
    But I can't stand the thought of mom in that big house alone
    She can't keep it up, she really ought to sell
    Oh that house without you in it is nothing but a shell
    Since you've gone to Heaven, the whole world's gone to hell

    Everybody says that Billy is looking more and more like you
    But he won't talk about you until he's had a few
    He dropped out of college, he's in and out of jail
    Had to pawn your pocket watch last month to post his bail
    Since you've gone to Heaven, the whole world's gone to hell

    And I hate you had to leave us, but glad you didn't live to see this
    The broken pieces of the family you made
    Mama's looking so much older, baby brother can't stay sober
    I bet you're rolling over in your grave

    Since you've gone to Heaven, they shut the sawmill down
    Guys you worked for thirty years with have all moved out of town
    There's signs in every store front, seems like everything's for sale
    They say the market's bouncing back, but it's sure hard to tell
    Since you've gone to Heaven, the whole world's gone to hell

    And I hate you had to leave us, but glad you didn't live to see this
    The broken pieces of the family you made
    Mama's looking so much older, baby brother can't stay sober
    I bet you're rolling over in your grave

    Since you've gone to Heaven, I've struggled with goodbye
    And broke a lot of promises I made the day you died
    Wish I was more like you, less like myself
    And I wish that I could talk to you 'cause I could use your help
    Since you've gone to Heaven the whole world's gone to hell Writer/s: SHANE L. MCANALLY, BRANDY LYNN CLARK
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Downtown Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., ME GUSTA MUSIC
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