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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