#1
This is a tribute to my old youth pastor. I thought of this at work, when I had some free time I typed this all out, and when I got home I came up with the chords. This very well may be the first song I ever attempt to record!

I hadn't seen her in a long time, and it broke my heart when I saw her on Sunday. She apparently has Parkinson's, and she looks and sounds...like...some...one...go..ing...ov...er...a...bump...y....road....She's not even that old, early mid 40's is my guess. I was very shook up about this, and I wanted to somehow show my appreciation for her, as she played a very big part of my life. Anyway, here it is. I know some parts may seem a bit awkward, like after the "..." parts, but it fits in the song in my head!


I want to thank you
From the bottom of my heart
I want to thank you
But where do I start
All that you've done for me
More than you know
Some way I have to
Show....you my appreciation

But what would be good enough
What can I really do
Something that would be
Good enough for you

And then I think...

How 'bout a song
How 'bout a lullaby
How 'bout we sing and dance
How 'bout we laugh and cry
How 'bout we share our pain
How 'bout we act insane
How 'bout we reminisce
This could be a hit or miss
But how 'bout a song?

I could write you a letter
Wouldn't that be exciting
That would be a horrible idea
I've got terrible handwriting
I could draw you a picture
I could call you on the phone
Or I could just plain leave you
Alone...That wouldn't be as fun as this was

This could be good enough
This is what I could do
Some way to show
My love for you

How 'bout a song
How 'bout a lullaby
How 'bout we sing and dance
How 'bout we laugh and cry
How 'bout we share our pain
How 'bout we act insane
How 'bout we reminisce
This could be a hit or miss
But how 'bout a song?

How 'bout we watch the rain
Nothing to lose or gain
Count the stars in the sky
At least we could try

And then I think...
Nah that's boring, so

How 'bout a song
How 'bout a lullaby
How 'bout we sing and dance
How 'bout we laugh and cry
How 'bout we share our pain
I think we've gone insane
How 'bout we reminisce
This could be a hit or miss
But how 'bout a song
How 'bout a lullaby
How 'bout we sing and dance
How 'bout we laugh and cry
How 'bout we share our pain
I know we've gone insane
How 'bout we reminisce
This sure is a hit or miss
But how 'bout a song?

How 'bout a song to sing? (repeat maybe)
#3
Hey I'm really sorry to hear about your youth minister. That's really sad.


I like the song... I usually don't like the short choppy sentences... But it sounds pretty good here.

In these kinds of songs, It's usually more of what you're saying than how you say it.

And in my opinion, you really get your message through, It really shows what you are trying to say.

Peace.
UG's HIPPIE
#4
Sorry to hear she's not doing too well,

but this song is very touching, and unlike a lot of the crip that gets thrown out on the radio, this one really does come from the heart

I especially like the chorus, I wouldn't change that a bit.
It's great stuff, I hope I get to hear a recording soon
#5
Ehhhhh. I'm heartless and not affected by frothy emotional appeal, so I might be the only one whose honest with you. This is really bad. If somebody wrote me a song like this it would be a great struggle to imitate flattery.