Jim Evans

Jim Evans

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Rock - General | Tampa, Florida, United States
Total Song Plays: 10   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Plays:

3

Lyrics

So many people in the world today
I was sure that I could change them all
But my blissfully ignorant naivete
Was the fastest way to take a fall
You know I used to be so condescending
If you wouldn't take a public stand
Now I know I can't go on pretending
That's a fair or just demand

Chorus
You know I tried to make a difference
That was real
But too many times when I was crushed
Beneath the wheel
Taught me the best that I can do
Is to appeal
To the better angels of our nature

I used to be convince that I was right
Looking out through a fanatic's eyes
Seeing idealistic shades of black and white
Vowing how I'd never compromise
But I burned up all my righteous anger
Many, many years ago
Now I leave it to somebody younger
Who hasn't learned the things I know

Repeat Chorus

Before you leave like some medieval gentry
Off on a fools crusade
Will you let the mystic cords of memory
Keep you from the mistakes I made

Repeat Chorus

Song Length
4:00
Genres
Country - Contemporary, Rock - General
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal


Lyric Credits Jim Evans
Music Credits Paul Bonrud & Jim Evans