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Album
Sinners Like Me

What I Almost Was

FIRST PLAYED
Thursday, Jul 06, 2006
Funky Frog, Mentor-On-The-Lake, OH
LAST PLAYED
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024
Choctaw Grand Theatre, Durant, OK
Release Date
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2006
Times Played
116

LYRICS

It was my senior year
I just turned eighteen
I was a Friday night hero, with division one dreams
I had an offer on the table
A four year ride
'Til that fourth and two and twenty four dive

I left on a stretcher, wound up on a crutch
Walked on that next summer
Wound up getting cut
I flipped off that coach, left that school in the dust
For letting my dreams go bust
But I thank God I ain't what I almost was

Yeah, I moved on back home
And came awful close to being some son-in-law to some CEO
Could a been a corner office, country club, suit and tie man
Answering' to no one, but her and him

I ran out on his money, ran out on her love
At four in the morning I loaded my truck
I left my home town in a big cloud of dust
I just had to follow my gut
And I thank God I ain't what I almost was

Guitar town, I bought this old Epiphone
Started stringin' chords and words into songs
I've been puttin' in time on 16th Avenue
Pourin' out my heart for tips on a stool
I ain't makin' a killin' but then there's those nights

When the song comes together and hits them just right
The crowds on their feet 'cause they can't get enough
Of this music I make and I love
And I thank God I ain't, yeah, I thank God I ain't
Man, I thank God I ain't what I almost was

Performances

Mar, 16 2024
Choctaw Grand Theatre
Durant, OK
Dec, 18 2021
Greensboro Coliseum
Greensboro, NC
Jun, 29 2019
The Gorge Amphitheatre
George, WA
May, 11 2019
Pepsi Center
Denver, CO
Apr, 26 2019
Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Greenville, SC
Mar, 29 2019
Fiserv Forum
Milwaukee, WI
Mar, 16 2019
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Greensboro, NC
Feb, 16 2019
Little Caesars Arena
Detroit, MI
Jan, 26 2019
Enterprise Center
St. Louis, MO
Jan, 19 2019
CHI Health Center
Omaha, NE
Sep, 22 2017
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gilford, NH
May, 27 2017
Bridgestone Arena
Nashville, TN
May, 26 2017
Bridgestone Arena
Nashville, TN
May, 25 2017
KFC Yum! Center
Louisville, KY
May, 20 2017
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Greensboro, NC
May, 19 2017
Verizon Center
Washington, DC
May, 18 2017
Santander Arena
Reading, PA
May, 13 2017
Scottrade Center
St. Louis, MO
May, 06 2017
Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Greenville, SC
May, 04 2017
Amalie Arena
Tampa, FL
Apr, 28 2017
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT
Apr, 22 2017
US Bank Arena
Cincinnati, OH
Apr, 14 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
Milwaukee, WI
Mar, 24 2017
Taco Bell Arena
Boise, ID
Mar, 18 2017
Tacoma Dome
Tacoma, WA
Mar, 14 2017
Rogers Arena
Vancouver, BC
Mar, 02 2017
Air Canada Centre
Toronto, ON
Feb, 28 2017
Budweiser Gardens
London, ON
Jan, 25 2017
Wells Fargo Center
Philadelphia, PA
Jan, 14 2017
Denny Sanford Premier Center
Sioux Falls, SD
Oct, 18 2015
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Raleigh, NC
Jul, 30 2015
Ascend Amphitheater
Nashville, TN
May, 02 2015
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
Apr, 30 2015
TD Garden
Boston, MA
Mar, 20 2015
Allstate Arena
Rosemont, IL
Mar, 13 2015
Mohegan Sun Arena
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Feb, 04 2015
Sleep Train Arena
Sacramento, CA
Jan, 29 2015
Spokane Arena
Spokane, WA
Jan, 24 2015
US Airways Arena
Phoenix, AZ
Jan, 23 2015
Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA
Jan, 10 2015
Bridgestone Arena
Nashville, TN
Jan, 08 2015
Smoothie King Center
New Orleans, LA
Dec, 06 2014
Denny Sanford Premier Center
Sioux Falls, SD
Nov, 22 2014
The Ford Center
Evansville, IN
Sep, 18 2014
CenturyLink Center
Omaha, NE
Sep, 17 2014
Wells Fargo Arena
Des Moines, IA
Oct, 11 2012
Resch Center
Green Bay, WI
Oct, 08 2012
Tivoli Theatre
Chattanooga, TN
Jan, 21 2010
The Country Club Dance Hall & Saloon
Augusta, GA
Sep, 24 2009
Workplay Theater
Birmingham, AL
Jul, 25 2009
Festival Country Rendez Vous
Craponne-sur-Arzon, Haute-Loire
Mar, 29 2008
The Dusty Armadillo
Rootstown, OH
Oct, 25 2007
The Boardwalk
Orangevale, CA
Mar, 31 2007
Dow Event Center
Saginaw, MI
Feb, 24 2007
Family Arena
St. Charles, MO
Feb, 09 2007
Joe's Bar
Chicago, IL
Dec, 01 2006
The Dusty Armadillo
Rootstown, OH
Jul, 06 2006
Funky Frog
Mentor-On-The-Lake, OH