Because of you I will always go to Memphis
Because of you it will always feel like home
I should have known the right answer was the simplest
I should have trusted in the things I've always known

I was unprepared for feeling like I do
And I was unprepared for all the things that came along with you

So I'm sorry
That I couldn't save you
That I couldn't be what you needed
Please forgive me
Oh you know I tried
Cuz I'm still on my hands and knees
You'd better believe
That I'd stay here till you could pull us up
Oh but baby, I guess sometimes love is not enough

Because of you I may always need a light on
Just to prove what I feel is just your ghost
And baby because of you I'll never drink too much
And I'll never understand how one drop could drown me
How it could steal your love

So I'm sorry
That I couldn't save you
That I couldn't be what you needed
Please forgive me
Oh you know I tried
Cuz I'm still on my hands and knees
You'd better believe
That I'd stay here till you could pull us up
Oh but baby, I guess sometimes love is not enough

Sometimes when the wind blows
I'll pretend that is you
Telling me its not my fault
That I couldn't get through
And baby I'll always be sorry
That I couldn't save you
I could not save you

Please forgive me
Oh you know I've tried
Cause I am still on my hands and knees
You'd better believe that I'd stay here Till you could pull us up Oh, but baby, I guess sometimes love is not enough

Because of you I will always go to Memphis


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    General CommentThis song is amazing. Wow.
    sambeeon October 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a beautiful song. I think this song is really about being in a relationship and wanting to save someone so much but really never being able to allow yourself or the other person to be saved. With that, guilt can get the best of you and that is really what this song is. It's guilt, confusion, and misery all mixed to make an awesome acoustic song. Jessica Harp is extremelly talented.
    shopchick85on August 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so beautiful. It's exactly how I feel about my ex-boyfriend :´(
    Kiki55on November 25, 2008   Link

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