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I've been sittin' here
Trying to find myself
I get behind myself
I need to rewind myself
Looking for the payback
Listen for the playback
They say that every man
Bleeds just like me
And i feel like number one
But yet i'm last in line
I watch my younger son
And it helps to pass the time
I take to many pills
It helps to ease the pain
I made a couple dollar bills
But still i feel the same
Everybody knows my name
They say it way out loud
A lot of folks fuck with me
It's hard to hang out in crowds
I guess that's the price you pay
To be some big shot like i am
Outstretched hands and one night stands
Still i can't find love

And when your walls come tumbling down
I will always be around

People don't know about the things
I say and do they don't understand
About the shit that i've
Been through, it's been so long
Since i've been home i've been gone,
I've been gone for way too long
Maybe i forgot all the things I miss
Oh somehow I know there's more to life
Than this, I said it too many times
And i still stand firm you get what
You put in and people get what they
Deserve, still i ain't seen mine
No I ain't seen mine
I've been giving just ain't been gettin'
I've been walking down that line
So I think I'll keep walking
With my head held high
I'll keep moving on and only God
Knows why

Only God... only God
Only God knows why
Only God... knows ... why, why, why only
God knows why
Take me to the river hey
Take me to the river



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    UnregisteredJun 5, 2012 at 12:22 am
    Just because you haven't found the answers to all of your questions, that doesn't mean they are aren't out there waiting for you to find them.
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 6, 2012 at 11:17 am
    What it means to me? Its an inspiration.

    Lyric wise? I think it means what happens to you is fate, and your own damn fault. But god wants you to be happy, so you keep moving forward and hes always there for you.

    One of the best songs ever written.
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 15, 2012 at 9:43 am
    Only god knows why means to me. It means that only god knows why your life is the way it is. Everything that happens to you. Only god knows.
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2011 at 7:28 pm
    It is saying nobody knows what he has been though. And he has done a lot of bad things in his life, but now he has that special someone and only god knows why he keeps moving foreward.
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    kim_25Mar 28, 2009 at 5:11 am
    I've been sittin' here
    Trying to find myself
    I get behind myself
    I need to rewind myself
    Looking for the payback
    Listen for the playback
    They say that every man
    Bleeds just like me
    And i feel like number one
    But yet i'm last in line
    I watch my younger son
    And it helps to pass the time
    I take to many pills
    It helps to ease the pain
    I made a couple dollar bills
    But still i feel the same
    Everybody knows my name
    They say it way out loud
    A lot of folks fuck with me
    It's hard to hang out in crowds
    I guess that's the price you pay
    To be some big shot like i am
    Outstretched hands and one night stands
    Still i can't find love

    And when your walls come tumbling down
    I will always be around

    People don't know about the things
    I say and do they don't understand
    About the shit that i've
    Been through, it's been so long
    Since i've been home i've been gone,
    I've been gone for way too long
    Maybe i forgot all the things I miss
    Oh somehow I know there's more to life
    Than this, I said it too many times
    And i still stand firm you get what
    You put in and people get what they
    Deserve, still i ain't seen mine
    No I ain't seen mine
    I've been giving just ain't been gettin'
    I've been walking down that line
    So I think I'll keep walking
    With my head held high
    I'll keep moving on and only God
    Knows why

    Only God... only God
    Only God knows why
    Only God... knows ... why, why, why only
    God knows why
    Take me to the river hey
    Take me to the river

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