Race Is On, The

Reckoning

(Rollins)

 Last Updated 04/17/96

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       G                          G
I feel tears welling up from down deep inside,
     C                    G
Like my heart's got a big break
      G
And a stab of loneliness sharp and painful
     A           D
That I may never shake.

G
You might think that I'm taking it hard
          C                   G
Since you broke me off with a call,
          G
You might wager that I'll hide in sorrow
      D                        G
And I might lay right down and bawl.

                G
Now the race is on and here comes pride up the back stretch,
C
Heartaches a goin' to the inside,
G
My tears are holding back,
A             D
Tryin' not to fall.
G
My heart's out of the running,
          C                       G
True love scratched for another's sake,
            G
The race is on and it looks like heartaches,
          D            G
Where the winner loses all.

One day I ventured in love never once suspecting
What the final result would be.
Now I live in fear of waking up each morning,
And finding that you're gone from me.

There's an aching pain in my heart for the name
Of the one that I hated to face,
Someone else came out to win her,
And I came out in second place.

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Ed Bick's Tab Archive, 1997