Leaving to Stay

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Jonny Lang

Jonny Lang (born Jon Gordon Langseth, Jr., January 29, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning American blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. Lang's music is notable for both his unusual voice, which has been compared to that of a 40-year-old blues veteran, and for his… more »

I can't believe in what I've seen
I been forsaken. I been deceived 
Cast aside and left behind 
I can't believe my own eyes

I been waiting for the glory 
Of the coming of the Lord
I heard a lot of stories 
But all my prayers have been ignored 
I been waiting in the wings  Between the ocean and the shore 
But this time I'm leaving to stay
I'm walking away

I seen the red sky in the morning 
I seen the low tide slipping away
I do believe I'll take warning  Taking my leave to stay

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Like an angel afraid to fly
Like the last lonely rose hung on the vine

Written by: KEVIN JOSEPH BOWE

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