Sunday, January 15, 2017

Chances Are (The Blind Side)




Chances are when said and done
Who'll be the lucky ones who make it all the way?
Though you say I could be your answer
Nothing lasts forever no matter how it feels today
Chances are we'll find a new equation
Chances roll away from me
Chances are all they hope to be
Don't get me wrong I'd never say never
'Cause though love can change the weather
No act of God can pull me away from you
I'm just a realistic man, a bottle filled with shells and sand
Afraid to love beyond what I can lose when it comes to you
And though I see us through, yeah
Chances are we'll find two destinations
Chances roll away from me
Still chances are more than expectations
The possibilities over me
It's a fight with two to one, lay your money on the sun
Until you…
Chances
Chances
Chances lost are hope's torn up pages
Maybe this time
Chances are we'll be the combination
Chances come and carry me
Chances are waiting to be taken, and I can see
Chances are the fascinations
Chances won't escape from me
Chances are only what we make them and all I need
Songwriters: John Ondrasik / Gregg Wattenb

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

It's Our World - Jacquie Lee

It's Our World by Jacquie Lee (Monkey Kingdom Version)

I LOVED this Documentary! Monkey Kingdom by Disney, it is a "must see" Documentary,



"It's Our World"

The sun keeps rising every day
Time to run
Time to play
The wind is smiling on my face

There's something about
Your melody
Hear it singing through the trees
The rhythm's taking over me

Let's go, let's take a ride
Let's go light up the night
I got you by my side
We'll survive

It's Our World!
One song for you and me
It's Our World!
You're making me believe

No matter where we go
This world will guide us home
I feel it under my feet!

It's Our World!
Let's be the change we need
It's Our World!

You got to crawl before you climb
You might fall, but it's alright
A little rain
A little light

We're living like tomorrow's now
Taking on the ups and downs
Don't get dizzy
Spin around

Let's go, let's take a ride
Let's go light up the world
I got you by my side
We'll survive

It's Our World!
One song for you and me
It's Our World!
You're making me believe

No matter where we go
This world will guide us home
I feel it under my feet!

It's Our World!
Let's be the change we need
It's Our World!

This world
Keeps spinning
'Round and 'round
In our hands...

It's Our World!
One song for you and me
Yeah, It's Our World!
You're making me believe

No matter where we go
This world will guide us home
I feel it under my feet!

It's Our World!
Let's be the change we need
It's Our World!

It's Our World!!!
One song for you and me
It's Our World!!!
You're making me believe

No matter where we go
This world will guide us home
I feel it under my feet!

It's Our World!
Let's be the change we need
It's Our World!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Push - Matchbox Twenty



She said I don't know if I've ever been good enough
I'm a little bit rusty, and I think my head is caving in
And I don't know if I've ever been really loved
By a hand that's touched me, well I feel like something's
Gonna give
And I'm a little bit angry, well

This ain't over, no not here, not while I still need you
Around
You don't owe me, we might change
Yeah we just might feel good

[chorus]

I wanna push you around, well I will, I will
I wanna push you down, well I will, I will
I wanna take you for granted, I wanna take you for granted
Well I will

She said I don't know why you ever would lie to me
Like I'm a little untrusting when I think that the truth is
Gonna hurt ya
And I don't know why you couldn't just stay with me
You couldn't stand to be near me
When my face don't seem to want to shine
Cuz it's a little bit dirty well

Don't just stand there, say nice things to me
I've been cheated I've been wronged, and you
You don't know me, I can't change
I won't do anything at all

[chorus]

Oh but don't bowl me over
Just wait a minute well it kinda fell apart, things get so
Crazy, crazy
Don't rush this baby, don't rush this baby

[chorus]

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby



Standing in line, marking time
Waiting for the welfare dime
'Cause they can't buy a job
The man in the silk suit hurries by
As he catches the poor old lady's eyes
Just for fun he says, "Get a job."

That's just the way it is
Some things will never change
That's just the way it is
Ah, but don't you believe them

Said hey, little boy, you can't go where the others go
'Cause you don't look like they do
Said hey, old man, how can you stand to think that way?
And did you really think about it before you made the rules?
He said, son

That's just the way it is
Some things will never change
That's just the way it is
Ah, but don't you believe them, yeah

That's just the way it is
That's just the way it is

Well, they passed a law in '64
To give those who ain't got a little more
But it only goes so far
'Cause the law don't change another's mind
When all it sees at the hiring time
Is the line on the color bar, no

That's just the way it is
Some things will never change
That's just the way it is
That's just the way it is, it is, it is, it is




Saturday, February 14, 2015

Operator - Jim Croce

This is one of my favorite songs by Jim Croce........



Operator, well could you help me place this call
See, the number on the match book is old and faded
She's living in L.A
With my best old ex-friend Ray
A guy she said she knew well and sometimes hated

But isn't that the way they say it goes
Well let's forget all that
And give me the number if you can find it
So I can call just to tell 'em I'm fine, and to show
I've overcome the blow
I've learned to take it well
I only wish my words
Could just convince myself
That it just wasn't real
But that's not the way it feels

Operator, well could you help me place this call
'Cause I can't read the number that you just gave me
There's something in my eyes
You know it happens every time
I think about the love that I thought would save me

But isn't that the way they say it goes
Well let's forget all that
And give me the number if you can find it
So I can call just to tell 'em I'm fine, and to show
I've overcome the blow
I've learned to take it well
I only wish my words
Could just convince myself
That it just wasn't real
But that's not the way it feels
No, no, no, no
That's not the way it feels

Operator, well let's forget about this call
There's no one there I really wanted to talk to
Thank you for your time
Ah, you've been so much more then kind
You can keep the dime

But isn't that the way they say it goes
Well let's forget all that
And give me the number if you can find it
So I can call just to tell 'em I'm fine, and to show
I've overcome the blow
I've learned to take it well
I only wish my words
Could just convince myself
That it just wasn't real
But that's not the way it feels

I Got a Name - Jim Croce






Like the pine trees lining the winding road
I got a name, I got a name
Like the singing bird and the croaking toad
I got a name, I got a name
And I carry it with me like my daddy did
But I'm living the dream that he kept hid

Moving me down the highway
Rolling me down the highway
Moving ahead so life won't pass me by

Like the north wind whistling down the sky
I've got a song, I've got a song
Like the whippoorwill and the baby's cry
I've got a song, I've got a song
And I carry it with me and I sing it loud
If it gets me nowhere, I go there proud

Moving me down the highway
Rolling me down the highway
Moving ahead so life won't pass me by

And I'm gonna go there free

Like the fool I am and I'll always be
I've got a dream, I've got a dream
They can change their minds but they can't change me
I've got a dream, I've got a dream
Well, I know I can share it if you want me to
If you're going my way, I'll go with you

Moving me down the highway
Rolling me down the highway
Moving ahead so life won't pass me by
Moving me down the highway
Rolling me down the highway
Moving ahead so life won't pass me by

Friday, February 13, 2015

Lover's Cross - Jim Croce

A wonderfully talented man who met a tragic end.......



Lyrics and chords....


'Guess that it was bound to happen
Was just a matter of time
But now I've come to my decision
And it's one of the painful kind

/ C Am Dm G7 / / / C - Am - /

'Cause now it seems that you wanted a martyr
Just a regular guy wouldn't do
But baby I can't hang upon the lover's cross for you

/ F G Am - / F C Dm G7 / C Am Dm G7 C - - - /

Yes, I really got to hand it to you
'Cause girl, you really tried
But for every time that we spent laughing
There were two times that I cried

And you were tryin' to make me your martyr
And that's the one thing I just couldn't do
'Cause baby, I can't hang upon the lover's cross for you

'Cause tables are meant for turnin'
And people are bound to change
And bridges are meant for burnin'
When the people and mem'ries they join aren't the same

/ F G Am Em / F C Dm G7 / :

So I'll hope that you can find another
Who can take what I could not
He'll have to be a super guy
Or maybe a super god

'Cause I never was much of a martyr before
And I ain't bout to start nothin' new
And baby, I can't hang upon no lover's cross for you

Thursday, January 1, 2015

While My Guitar Gently Weeps - George Harrison





I look at you all see the love there that's sleeping
While my guitar gently weeps
I look at the floor and I see it needs sweeping
Still my guitar gently weeps

I don't know why nobody told you
How to unfold your love
I don't know how someone controlled you
They bought and sold you

I look at the world and I notice it's turning
While my guitar gently weeps
Every mistake, we must surely be learning
Still my guitar gently weeps

I don't know how you were diverted
You were perverted too
I don't know how you were inverted
No one alerted you

I look at you all see the love there that's sleeping
While my guitar gently weeps
I look at you all
Still my guitar gently weeps

Songwriters
LENNON, JOHN / MCCARTNEY, PAUL / HARRISON, GEORGE

There is an interesting story about the Les Paul George played while recording this song. It was a gift from Eric Clapton and it was stolen at one point. However, George got it back from the man who bought it at a pawn shop and George gave him two other guitars in exchange.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Big Love - Fleetwood Mac (River Dance Version)

The guitar work on this version is AMAZING!!!



Looking out for love
In the night so still
Oh I'll build you a kingdom
In that house on the hill
Looking out for love
Big, big love

You said that you love me
And that you always will
Oh you begged me to keep you
In that house on the hill
Looking out for love
Big, big love

I wake up alone
With it all
I wake up
But only to fall

Looking out for love
Big, big love
Just looking out for love
Big, big love

Songwriters: Buckingham, Lindsey

My Sacrifice - Creed



Hello my friend, we meet again
It's been a while, where should we begin?
Feels like forever

Within my heart are memories
Of perfect love that you gave to me
Oh I remember

When you are with me, I'm free
I'm careless, I believe
Above all the others, we'll fly
This brings tears to my eyes
My sacrifice

We've seen our share of ups and downs
Oh, how quickly life can turn around
In an instant

It feels so good to reunite
Within yourself and within your mind
Let's find peace there

รข€~Cause when you are with me, I'm free
I'm careless, I believe
Above all the others, we'll fly
This brings tears to my eyes
My sacrifice

I just want to say hello again
I just want to say hello again

'Cause when you are with me, I'm free
I'm careless, I believe
Above all the others, we'll fly
This brings tears to my eyes

'Cause when you are with me, I'm free
I'm careless, I believe
Above all the others, we'll fly
This brings tears to my eyes
My sacrifice
My sacrifice

(I just want to say hello again)
I just want to say hello again
My sacrifice


Writer(s): Mark T. Tremonti, Scott A. Stapp


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