Not Innocent Enough

Album: The Loving Kind (2009)
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  • What the hell was I doing there
    In that fast-food parking lot
    They say I robbed the restaurant
    and a Memphis cop got shot
    I was trying to feed my habit
    I was scared and I was high
    It was never my intention
    That anyone should die

    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    My name is Philip Workman
    And I'm not innocent enough

    It's not a long walk from a trailer park
    to a Tennessee cell block
    But I got saved behind these bars
    Soon I'll give my soul to God
    Reverend Joe is praying for me
    And the family left behind
    They say my bullet took his life
    but that bullet was not mine

    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    My name is Philip Workman
    And I'm not innocent enough

    I had no money for a lawyer
    To fight the system from within
    There's no justice for the poor
    From the witness they brought in
    Circumstance and random chance
    I never meant to do no harm
    Now that cop and I, we've both died
    from that needle in my arm

    And there where those who called for mercy
    In those final days
    Even the officer's daughter
    cried to grant me stay
    but I'm not innocent enough
    I'm not innocent enough
    I'm not innocent enough
    I'm not innocent enough

    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    Just how many of us are innocent enough
    My name is Philip Workman
    And I'm not innocent enough Writer/s: CHARLEY STEFL, NANCI GRIFFITH, THOMAS JOHANNES JUTZ
    Publisher: Bluewater Music Corp., Universal Music Publishing Group
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