Cryin' for Me (Wayman's Song)

Album: American Ride (2009)
Charted: 73
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  • Got the news on Friday mornin'
    But a tear I couldn't find
    You showed me how I'm supposed to live
    And now you showed me how to die

    I was lost till Sunday morning
    I work up to face my fear
    While writing you this goodbye song
    I found a tear

    I'm gonna miss that smile
    I'm gonna miss you my friend
    Even though it hurts the way it ended up
    I'd do it all again
    So play it sweet in heaven
    'Cause That's right where you want to be
    I'm not cryin' cause I feel so sorry for you
    I'm cryin' for me

    I got up and dialed your number
    And your voice came on the line
    With that old familiar message
    I'd heard a thousand times it just said
    Sorry that I missed you
    Leave a message and god bless
    I know you think I'm crazy
    But I had to hear your voice again

    I'm gonna miss that smile
    I'm gonna miss you my friend
    Even though it hurts the way it ended up
    I'd do it all again
    So play it sweet in heaven
    'Cause That's right where you want to be
    I'm not cryin' cause I feel so sorry for you
    I'm cryin' for me

    So play your upside down left handed
    Backwards bass guitar
    And I'll see you on the other side
    Superstar

    I'm gonna miss that smile
    I'm gonna miss you my friend
    Even though it hurts the way it ended up
    I'd do it all again
    So play it sweet in heaven
    'Cause That's right where you want to be
    I'm not cryin' cause I feel so sorry for you
    I'm cryin' for me

    I'm still cryin'
    I'm cryin' for me
    I'm still cryin' Writer/s: TOBY KEITH
    Publisher: Tokeco Tunes
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • Heidi from UtahI just lost my best friend to cancer. We played it at her burial. She was a member of a Toby Keith fan club and he recognized her and gave a signal that he had seen her. It was only appropriate that it be played for her.
  • George Secour from CaliforniaMay our Lord hold you and your family close during this battle! Praying for you and all affected by this terrible disease my brother!
  • Doug from CaliforniaReal professional to be able to create something that inspirational on short notice.
  • Jennifer Graves Crump from NyMy son Dusty(Dustin Allen Graves) went missing April 15th and they looked for 4 days and found him. It was the worst feeling in the world. My son, the very person I lived and breathed for was gone.
    This song makes me think of Dusty cause he was such a good, tender-hearted, hard working, respectful, compassionate selfless person at the age of 26. He was as some say an "old soul" he truly was. He was PERFECT IN EVERY WAY TO ME in 15 days he will have been passed away for two years at times I think "its been that long ?" Other times I feel like it just happened and say "how will I ever get through this?" I never ever stop thinking of him & my heart will never be the same as it was when he was here.
    I'm grateful that he doesn't have to live in this World today cause honestly Idk if he could have dealt with the whole COVID trauma. When he passed it was exactly 1 month and 3 days into COVID so he didn't have to see all the "UGLY" that came from it. Now the Ukraine with Russia is something else he wouldn't have dealt with very good either. All 3 of us, him, me & his dads biggest fear is to die. All 3 of us are afraid to die from drowning or fire(Im sure its a lot of people's fear)
    I MISS YOU EVERY SINGLE DAY, EVERY MINUTE OF EVERYDAY! I don't live anymore I merely exist and its a horrible way to live(as your husband watches & is broken from our son, now is broken watching me) I just want to see him again and I can't wait to hug him, hold him and tell him how much I've missed him and sad life was w/o him. Although I'm sure he knows. Thanks for letting me share.
    I MISS YOU MY BABY BOY SO MUCH! 1-4-3. F.A.A.D
    Til I see you again,
    LOVE MOM
  • AnonymousDon’t. Cry for me when I’m gone
  • Alan Jackson from EnglandHeard this beautiful song, and just needed to know who was its creator and who it was about as it kept on going around in my mind and wouldn't leave me be. So grateful for this clip and in a year when I have lost two good friends it has a special place in my heart. Thank you.
  • Tori from Thorntown, InI lost my best friend in September due to a seizure caused by Juvenile diabetes. She was 14. Anyway, I found out she was dead on a friday morning, and sunday, I broke down. I heard this song for the first time in 2009, just after my aunt died, but it just makes so much more sense now that Sarah died <3
  • Tiffany from Shiloh, GaMy mother-in-law just recently passed away. Her daughter chose this song to be played at her funeral. I have heard this song many times, but never really listened to the worlds until that day at her funeral. I love this song now and often find myself singing it when I think of her.
  • Terri from Prescott, Wiomg, this song breaks my heart. see i just lost my best friend to cancer. it took her in 3 months. this song is exactly how i'm feelin these days. how i wish i heard this song back when she died i definitely would of had this played at her funeral. what a touching, beautiful song.
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