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What if I said yes
What if I'd gone out that night
What if you'd turned left
Everything would've turned out alright
What if I'd spoke up
What'd if I'd took the keys
What if I had tried a little harder instead of always trying to please

Joey I'm so sorry
Ohh can you hear me
Joey I'm so sorry

What if I'd said no
What if we'd never fell in love
What if we'd gone slow
Or a little be faster and broken up

Would I know this hurt
Would I feel this pain
Do you know that with all I have left in my very last breath I will call your name

Joey I'm so sorry
Ohoohoh can you hear me?
Joey I'm so sorry

Were you sad
Were you scared
Did you wish for a prayer to be free
Was it quiet and cold
Was it light or too dark to see
And did you reach for me

Joey I'm so sorry
Ohh can you hear me?
Joey I'm so sorry
Oohhhohh can you hear me
Joey I'm so...
Joey I'm so... sorry



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    UnregisteredMar 28, 2012 at 4:54 pm
    Its about joey drinking and she told him she wasn't going with him and now she is sorry about not being with him she wants him to be here still its very sad my dad passed away from drinking and driving this really hits home for me
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    tennangelAug 28, 2010 at 9:11 pm
    this comes home to me ... i was married for about 5 years to a man named joey and had a beautiful son by him which is 18 and joey my husband gopt killed when my son was 3 and it still hurts today .. Even tho i am remarried ... he was my life i loved him more then and thing ... this is about her boyfirend getting killed ...
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    kmb0812Sep 16, 2009 at 3:46 pm
    Actually if you listen to the first part of it its called night swim. they had got into it and he went swimming and he drowned the only reason i know is i watched her on tv and she told about it! it is a tru song about her and her boyfriend
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    BarbieRoxxSep 13, 2009 at 11:25 pm
    I totally agree with the meaning of the lyrics by dray17. That's exactly the way I perceive it.
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    dray17Aug 2, 2009 at 1:00 am
    joey dies from a car accident that involved drinking. she's apologizing for not going out that night, because if she had maybe he'd still be alive, and she wouldn't be going through the pain of losing him.

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