DO YOU WANT TO GO TO HEAVEN
words and music by Curly Putman & Bucky Jones
recorded by T.G. Sheppard
It was the [F] hottest day of August
All of [Bb] of us were down by the banks of the Paint Rock [F] River
I was next in line to be baptised at the innocent age of ten [C7]
And I’ll [F] never forget, I remember it yet
The [Bb] taste of that clear, pure [F] water
And that preacher’s words still fill my head and I [C7] hear them now
and [F] then
He said, “Do you..
Chorus: Wanna [Bb] go to [F] heaven
And I [Bb] said [F]‘Yeah, [C7] just lead me [F] on’.
“Take my hand, can you [Bb] feel that [F] feelin’?”
And [Bb] I said, [F] “Yes [C] just lead me on” [F]
It was the hottest day of summer
And our final high school dance was just about over
I was old enough for the taste of love when boys turn into men
And I’ll never forget, I remember it yet, the taste of that clear, pure
But the preacher’s words I barely heard, as sweet Bonnie Lou gave in
She said,” Do you...
It was a lonely night in August
She was sittin’ at the end of the bar when I saw her
And with a little wine and an little time she would be a prize to win
Now I’ll never forget, I remember it yet, the taste of that clear, pure
But that preacher’s words could not be heard, when she whispered, “ Come
She said, “Do you...