Billy Paul

Album: Guitar Slinger (2011)
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  • [Chorus]
    What made you go crazy, Billy Paul?
    Was it true love or too much alcohol?
    Was your back all the way against the wall?
    What made you go crazy, Billy Paul?

    You were my friend for nearly twenty years
    You loved my dirty jokes and ice cold beer
    Tonight my eyes are filling up with tears
    'Cause it'll never be the same without you here

    When your picture cam across the evening news
    Said they found a woman dead up in your room
    Well I hit my knees and prayed it wasn't true
    Man it killed me when I found out it was you


    Now I've seen you at your best and now your worst
    The best of you is what I'll remember first
    We'll read your momma's favorite Bible verse
    And then watch you ride away in that old hearse

    Well I know you're ashamed for what you done
    The only choice you thought you had was just to run
    Pride always gets the best of everyone
    True forgiveness lies with the Father and the Son

    What made you go crazy, Billy Paul?
    Did you think you couldn't face those prison walls?
    Why'd you have to go and end it all?
    What made you go crazy, Billy Paul?

    [Chorus] Writer/s: Vincent Grant Gill
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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