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#1128777 - 06/30/17 09:15 AM "An Angel To Be"  
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This is a country lyric. I'm looking for a cowriter to do the second verse and create a melody for the song. Suggestions are welcome & thanks for stopping by.

An Angel To Be
©David Arthur & ?

V1

A waitress down at the diner
Where I eat lunch every day
She's never made a lot in tips
And doesn't get much pay
Eyes pass her by on Sundays
When it comes to offering time
She can't give as much as them
She needs every dime

Ch

But there is so much more to her
Than the blind at heart can see
Those who think too highly of themselves
Feel above an angel to be

V2

Br

No grave is going to hold her
And a tombstone's just a rock
I know it marks ones place in life
But I heard some parishioners talk
Said she won't live life their way
But why would she walk their walk
Cause no grave is going to hold her
And a tombstone's just a rock

Ch

Yes there is so much more to her
Than the blind at heart can see
Those who think too highly of themselves
Feel above an angel to be


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#1128843 - 07/04/17 10:39 PM Re: "An Angel To Be" [Re: Drifter]  
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I've thought of a couple different ways I could go with the second verse but they just don't feel right yet. Any suggs are welcome.


"No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky." - Bob Dylan

"A song is anything that can walk by itself." - Bob Dylan

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#1128897 - 07/07/17 05:04 PM Re: "An Angel To Be" [Re: Drifter]  
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Still looking...


"No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky." - Bob Dylan

"A song is anything that can walk by itself." - Bob Dylan

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#1128898 - 07/07/17 05:07 PM Re: "An Angel To Be" [Re: Drifter]  
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Okay, I came up with a melody and only need help with the second verse if anyone is interested.


"No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky." - Bob Dylan

"A song is anything that can walk by itself." - Bob Dylan

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#1128903 - 07/08/17 01:21 PM Re: "An Angel To Be" [Re: Drifter]  
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Hi, didn't hear the tune. but here is a quick idea

A single mom with two kids
Always up before the dawn
She kept them well fed
Taught them right from wrong,
Wearing secondhand clothes
And old worn out shoes
Her pride never faltered
Her smile stayed true

just a rough idea may need smoothed out,
all the best.john


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#1129097 - 07/17/17 01:45 AM Re: "An Angel To Be" [Re: John Paragreen]  
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Originally Posted by John Paragreen
Hi, didn't hear the tune. but here is a quick idea

A single mom with two kids
Always up before the dawn
She kept them well fed
Taught them right from wrong,
Wearing secondhand clothes
And old worn out shoes
Her pride never faltered
Her smile stayed true

just a rough idea may need smoothed out,
all the best.john


Thanks for the suggs,John. This is a strong possibility.


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"A song is anything that can walk by itself." - Bob Dylan

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