12 Bars' Booze

      A song suggesting music is a better healer than booze.

       It is presented here with Band in a Box, Reaper, Cakewalk, and Ozone 11.   Dave Bell of Blue Attitude played guitar, and I added bass and vocal.

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12 Bars' Booze


Everybody's saying, "I told you so."

So much so I come to believe.

All this pain they can't begin to know.

Oh, why won't they just let me grieve?

How am I to live without you? Drown it out with 12 bars' booze?


You held my heart and then you let it fall.

And now they see it's torn in half.

You brought me love and then you took it all.

So now my life's an empty laugh.

Wash away this pain without you? Soak myself with 12-bars' booze?

You never told me you loved me. So why didn't I have a clue?

And when they told me you left me, why did I chase after you?

Everybody's saying I play like hell,

and that's the way I feel inside.

I play until my fingers start to swell.

The pain of loss I need to hide.

There's no time to drink about you. I pour myelf in 12-bar blues.

So down the drain with 12-bars' booze.

INTRO-- Dm7 Gm7 Gm7 Am7

V-- (Dm7 Gm7 Gm7 Dm7)2

         Am7 E7 Gm7 Am7

INTERLUDE-- Dm7-Gm7 Dm7-Am7...

BR-- (Gm7 Dm7)3 Bb7 Am7...

END-- Gm7...-Am7...=Am7... Dm7...


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