[D]Grew up wanting [A]to be a rebel,
[G]But I gotta [A]keep it safe.
[D]Used to be [A]a rolling stone,
[G]I always en [Em]joy the chase.
[A]Too many parties, [D]nights turned to days
[A]The path that I’d chosen, [G]led me away
[A]Until I went broke and [D]then realized
[A]It ain’t no joke just [Em]staying alive
[A]I met a girl. [D]We fell in love.
Thought [A]she was a gift from the [G]heavens above.
We [A]went and got married, [D]rolling the dice
[A]We had some good times, and [D]times not so nice.
[A]Growing up we drifted and [Em]were paying the price.
[A]Now I’m all grown, [D]my family is too.
[A]Old habits of mine [G]I never out grew.
[A]Became a problem, [D]mostly for you.
[A]Now you’re gone. Our [D]children all grown.
[A]Counting the nights I’m [Em]sleeping alone.