Sing 'Em Good My Friend

Album: Welcome to the Fishbowl (2012)
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  • He was selling an old guitar at a bar
    I saw her smiling picture in his wallet
    He said "I call her 'baby' but her Christian name is Charlotte"

    She spends her days downtown hooked up to some machine
    The say time can heal but time can't heal everything
    The Lord's gonna take her home real soon flying on angel's wings

    I'm gonna cry right now and that's okay
    We're all gonna die someday
    You won't remember a single word I'm trying to say

    It's all a grand illusion when you think you're in control
    She's all I got left of sellin' everything I own
    There's no good in a goodbye it's the beginning of the end
    I left some songs in the guitar
    Sing 'em good my friend

    This old guitar and case has been in a million bars
    Been a fools disciple miss dance recitals
    And the birth of every child
    Honestly honesty never goes out of style
    So sing the pain my friend

    So the world she's her as just desperate grey and old
    All I see is my true love my heart my life my soul
    At least for one more night, I got a beautiful wrinkled hand to hold
    So sing the truth my friend

    I'm gonna cry right now and that's okay
    We're all gonna die someday
    You won't remember a single word I'm tryin' to say

    It's all a grand illusion when you think you're in control
    She's all I got left of selling everything I own
    There's no good in a goodbye it's the beginning of the end
    I left some songs in the guitar
    Sing 'em good my friend

    I'm gonna sing the pain I'm in
    I'm gonna sing the truth within
    I'm gonna sing them good for my old friend

    Well I cried when I got in my truck so I put on my shades
    Looked up at the crimson sky as the sun began to fade
    And for the first time in a long time I swear
    I think I prayed

    I'm gonna sing the pain I'm in
    I'm gonna sing the truth within
    I'm gonna sing them good for my old friend
    Yeah my old friend Writer/s: JAREN JOHNSTON, TOM DOUGLAS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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