Don't Know (Who's Life I'm Living)

This tune was written after a visit from a friend. His wife is disabled, he's short of money, and while he's had a number of breaks in his life, nothing really panned out the way everyone thought it would. Every day is a struggle to keep it together for his family. Who would have thought it would turn out this way? Well, one thing's for damn sure: he's not alone in wondering who's life he ended up living...
 
Somebody help me, I'm about to cross that line
Somebody help me, I'm about to cross that line
I don't who's life I'm living, but I know that it can't be mine

Morning troubles
And the night time too
Look in the mirror, wonder
What I'm going to do
I've been down, kicked 'till I'm half blind
I don't know who's life I'm living
But I know that it can't be mine

Money gone
Can't pay my rent
Before I make it
All the money's spent
I've been down, kicked 'till I'm half blind
I don't know who's life I'm living
But I know that it can't be mine

Once upon a time
Had a great big car
Lots of friends
I was gonna be a star
I've been down, kicked 'till I'm half blind
I don't know who's life I'm living
But I know that it can't be mine

Old lady's sick
And the kids need shoes
Can't even ride
With these walkin' blues
I've been down, kicked 'till I'm half blind
I don't know who's life I'm living
But I know that it can't be mine

Somebody help me, I'm about to cross that line
Somebody help me, I'm about to cross that line
I don't who's life I'm living, but I know that it can't be mine


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