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wow, this song is amazing. Please rate... Song: Deathbed Artist: Relient k Album: Five Score And Seven Years Ago F I can smell the death on the sheets F Covering me F F/G C I can't believe this is the end C F But this is my deathbed G Am I lie here alone C F If I close my eyes tonight G C I know I'll be home C G The year was nineteen forty one Bb I was eight years old and F Far, far too young C To know that the stories G Of battles and glory Bb Was a tale a kind mother F Made up for her son You see C G Dad was a traveling preacher Bb F Teaching the words of the Teacher C My mother had sworn he G Went off to the war Bb And died there with honor F Somewhere on a beach there Am Ab But he left once to never return C/G D/F# Which taught me that I should unlearn F C Whatever I thought a father should be Eb I abandoned that thought D/F# Like he abandoned me D A/C# By forty seven I was fourteen C G I'd acquired a taste for liquor and nicotine Bb D/A I smoked until I threw up A Yet I still lit 'em up Ab G For thirty more years D Like a machine F C So right there you have it F C That one filthy habit F/D C G Is what got me where I am today F I can smell the death on the sheets Covering me F/G C G I can't believe this is the end F I can hear those sad memories Still haunting me So many things F/G C G I'd do again C F But this is my deathbed G Am I lie here alone C F If I close my eyes tonight G C I know I'll be home C G I got married on my twenty first Bb F Eight months before my wife would give birth C G It's easier to be sure you love someone Bb F When her father inquires with the barrel of a gun Am E/Ab The union was far from harmonious C/G D/F# No two people could have been more alone than us F C The years would go by and she'd love someone else Eb D/F# And I realized I hadn't been loved yet myself D A From there it's your typical spiel C Yeah if life was a highway G I was drunk at the wheel Bb I was seeing the loose ends D/A All fall apart A Ab G Yeah I swear I was destined to fail F# D And fail from the start F C I bowled about six times a week F C The bottle of Beam kept the memories from me F C The marriage had taken a seven-ten split F/D C G And along with my pride the ex-wife took the kids F I can smell the death on the sheets Covering me F/G C G I can't believe this is the end F I can hear those sad memories Still haunting me So many things F/G C G I'd do again C F But this is my deathbed G Am I lie here alone C F If I close my eyes tonight G C I know I'll be home C I was so scared of Jesus G/D But He sought me out Bb Like the cancer in my lungs F That's killing me now C And I've given up hope G/D On the days I have left Bb But I cling to the hope F Of my life in the next Am Then Jesus showed up E/Ab Said, "Before we go up C/G D/F# I thought that we might reminisce F See one night in your life C When you turned out the light Eb D You asked for and prayed for my forgiveness" D You cried wolf Bm A The tears they soaked your fur G Em The blood dripped from your fangs D A You said, "What have I done?" Em You loved that Lamb D Bm With every sinful bone A And there you wept alone G Em A Your heart was so contrite Em D G You said, "Jesus, please forgive me of my crimes Em D G Sanctify this withered heart of mine Em D G Stay with me until my life is through Em D G And on that day please take me home with you" G I can smell the death on the sheets Covering me D A I can't believe this is the end G I can hear You whisper to me, "It's time to leave G/Bb D A You'll never be lonely again" D G But this was my deathbed A Bm I died there alone D G When I closed my eyes tonight A G/D D You carried me home During the instrumental, its all : G D [Jon Foreman of Switchfoot sings] D F#/D I am the Way Bm Follow Me G A And take My hand D F#/D And I am the Truth Bm A G Embrace Me and you'll understand D F#/D And I am the Light C G And for Me you'll live again G A Bm For I am Love G A Bm I am Love D/F# G G A D I, I am Love That's it...please rate!!