Death Row

Album: Where We Started (2022)
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  • Yeah, just last week I went to prison
    To see some boys down on death row
    Brought some guitars and my buddies
    To play some songs I thought they'd know, huh
    Yeah, I could feel myself trembling
    When I shook one of their hands
    I thought that he would be a monster
    It turns out he's a whole lot like I am

    Yeah, we talked huntin', we talked fishin'
    Like I do with boys back home
    How Jesus is the ticket
    And narrow is the road
    About how all we need's forgiveness
    'Fore we see them streets of gold
    Yeah, I learned a lot about livin' from them boys down on death row

    One of 'em name's was Johnny
    Ain't touched the grass in thirty years
    Maybe, I ain't supposed to feel sorry, no
    But it 'bout brought me to tears
    Then it hit me, we're all human
    Ain't always proud of what we've done
    Everybody's days are numbered
    Only difference is they all know which ones

    We talked huntin', we talked fishin'
    Like I do with boys back home
    How Jesus is the ticket
    And narrow is the road
    About how all we need's forgiveness
    'Fore we see them streets of gold
    Yeah, I learned a lot about livin' from them boys down on death row

    Whoa
    Whoa
    Whoa

    One of 'em sang, Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound
    With one hand raised and one foot chained to the ground
    Yeah, he sang it like he knew he'd just been found
    Yeah, that next week, they laid him six feet down

    Oh oh
    I can't say that he's in Heaven, who am I to judge his soul?
    But Jesus don't play favorites, weighin' the name that He don't know
    Yeah, I learned that and then some, with them boys down on death row
    I learned all that and then some, from the boys down on death row

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