Please God, Don't Tell Anyone

Album: Entering Heaven Alive (2022)
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  • Please God, don't tell anyone
    What I do or what I have done

    When my father gets to Heaven, please spare him the tellin'
    Of the ways I've been sinnin' ever since the beginning
    He won't understand and even if he did, I'm still his son

    Please God, don't tell anyone
    Please God, don't show anyone
    All the idiot things that I've done

    When my son gets to Heaven will he be shown the yelling?
    And the robbing and fighting? And the thunder and lightning?
    He won't know that I did that just to feed my own daughter and son
    Please God, don't show anyone (hey)

    Oh, baby, what have I done?
    Have I proven myself to no one?

    Will the things I did well even save me from Hell?
    I can't even recall all the sins I can't tell
    Will the thousand good deeds be erased then by just one bad one?
    Oh, baby, what have I done? Oh

    Please God, don't tell anyone
    I was providing, not just having fun

    Well, my boy started screaming, so I started stealing
    My daughter was crying, so I started lying
    My baby was sobbing, so I started robbing with a gun

    Please God, don't tell anyone
    Oh please God, don't tell anyone Writer/s: Jack White
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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