Good Morning John

Album: Closer To The Bone (2009)
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  • Good Morning, John!
    Ain't it great to see your future shining brighter
    in the naked light of day?
    Ain't it great to see your future shining brighter
    than the naked light of day?

    You maid it, son!
    But I confess there was a time or two I thought that
    you might let it slip away.

    I love you, John!
    In the cold and holy darkness you were always shining brighter than a star.

    God bless you, John!
    For the love and joy you've given and the living inspiration that you are.

    You've scared me, John!
    'Cause you crossed so many borders into danger with a price upon your head.

    They got you, John!
    And it hurts to see so many friends, who ran along beside you lying dead.

    I know you, John!
    There ain't nothing you can't handle now,
    'cause there ain't nothing bigger than your heart.
    There ain't nothing you can't handle out there ain't
    nothing bigger than your heart.

    Keep shining, John!
    Keep smiling, John!
    For you owe it to the others and the dark and holy wonder that you are.

    Hang in there, John!
    It's a rocky role to glory, but the strangest and strongest will survive.

    Keep smiling, John!
    We'll both make it there tomorrow but today lets say
    we're lucky we're alive.
    We won't make it there tomorrow,
    but today let's say we're lucky we're alive.

    I'll see you John!
    Though the best of good intentions have a way of gettin'
    scattered by the wind.

    I know you, John!
    There ain't nothing you can't handle now,
    'cause there ain't nothing bigger than your heart.

    I'm leavin' John!
    You can lose your mind and mem'ry but you ain't gonna
    lose me as your friend.
    I love you, John.
    You can lose your mind or memory, but you'll never lose me as your friend.

    Good morning, John!
    (Good morning John...)

Comments: 1

  • Thom from Greensboro, NcThis a great song and seems even more apprpriate now that Johny has left us. As the song indicates, his influence will continue long past his mortal life.
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