I stole the chord progression from Ophelia by The Band. (I just wanted to get that off my chest, because I’m pretty sure The Band never stole anything from me.) I still haven’t made the definitive recording of this song, but you’ve gotta admit – The Band would do a great version of this song.
Winfield cred: Showcase selection for Walnut Valley Festival’s NewSong Showcase, 2010
© 2010 Bryan Masters D7 G C C I'm a regular guy A7 with regular appetites D7 G and trouble has no trouble finding me C even when I try to do right C But I try to do right A7 and I try to do even better D7 G But trouble doubles back around C with a drink and low cut sweater C I wanna be a saint A7 like Mother Theresy D7 G Like Francis of Assisi C But brother it ain't that easy ch: C I wanna be a saint E7 But I is what I is and I ain't what I ain't A7 the road of life gets twisted when you're tryin' to walk it straight D7 and that's hard for me G cause sin comes easy C G7 to this wannabe saint It's hard to be a saint that's a tough row to hoe, honey it's tricky walkin' the high road when you're trippin' over women and booze and money The seven deadly sins all know me by my first name, brother All along I've known right from wrong but I can't do one when I'm doing the other so we do what we do what we do and we hope that we don't blow it cuz talkin' the talk is easy but walkin' the walk that's some might hard goin' yeah walkin' the walk that's some might hard goin' Bryan Masters Music/ASCAP