Peggy Sang the Blues

Album: England Keep My Bones (2011)
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  • Peggy came to me in my sleep
    In the middle of the night
    On a Friday night last week
    She whispered: "Hush and don't be scared"
    Got me a few words of wisdom
    That I came back to share

    And she said
    It doesn't matter where you come from
    It matters where you go
    No one gets remembered
    For the things they didn't do

    I said, "Peggy won't you stay here for awhile?"
    We can drink whiskey
    We can play cards
    And we can get wild
    She said: "We can play poker and we'll play for keeps"
    "I only play angels lately and they never let me cheat"

    It doesn't matter where you come from
    It matters where you go
    No one gets remembered
    In this listless life
    For the things they didn't do

    And you can say I had a good start
    And you could say I had class
    And you could say I was born beneath the ceiling made of glass
    But I always kept an open house
    And yeah I always did right by my friends
    And when it comes to Saint Peter's gate
    I told the people remember one who needs to make amends

    'Cause better times are coming
    Better times ahead
    And no one gets remembered
    My deathless child
    Don't waste too long in bed

    And Peggy said:
    It doesn't matter where you come from
    It matters where you go
    And no one gets remembered
    In this listless, loveless life
    For the things they didn't do
    Now, now, now, now, now

    Well Peggy sang the blues
    I've been drifting off
    Well Peggy sang the blues
    And I've drifted off
    Well Peggy sang the blues
    And I've drifted off
    Well Peggy sang the blues
    Peggy sang the blues Writer/s: FRANCIS EDWARD TURNER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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