I Was There

Album: Punching Bag (2012)
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  • I was there that night in Bethlehem
    And when Neil and the boys came to the moon in that tin can
    At Gettysburg, Omaha Beach, in Vietnam
    I heard every soldier's cry and every mama's prayer
    I was there

    I was there when you took your first breath
    And when you let that stolen lucky strike
    And locked a choke to death
    When you were waist deep in Carter's Creek
    And Preacher John dunked you down in the water
    And raised you up for air
    I was there

    I'm always around, I was then and I am now
    And I'll be here when tomorrow comes
    When a road comes to an end
    I'm where you start again
    I'm never farther than a word away
    You've always got a friend

    When your grandma passed, I was in that house
    And when your grandpa ran down the streets of gold
    To show her around
    I was there

    I'm always around, I was then and I am now
    And I'll be here when tomorrow comes
    When a road comes to an end
    I'm where you start again
    I'm never farther than a word away
    You've always got a friend

    I was there last night on Highway Nine
    When you answered the phone and ran right through that stop sign
    I was in the cab of that bigger rig and that trucker's ear
    Made him swerve to the right and miss you by a hair
    I was there

    If you're feeling alone, look up
    I'm the one who answers prayers
    And I'm always there Writer/s: MONTY CRISWELL, TIMOTHY MENZIES
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group
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