Who Sang The Chance? Julie Roberts

Julie Roberts Julie Roberts cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2004-5-25
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country
length: 4:48
I found a book that my mama kept
Filled with secrets she hid
And in a dusty old attic, one mornin' I read
About a woman I never met

Who had dreams like mine
With every page I turned, the words came alive
Wish I could roll out of town like a run-away train
I'll do as I dare, let them call me insane

I'll never sit on the sidelines of life, I'll dance every dance
If I just had the chance
A tear fell on that faded page
'Cause this was somebody else

Not the mama I knew who never thought of herself
But the times, they were different then
And lines just didn't get crossed
And these words that she wrote, they somehow got lost

Wish I could roll out of town like a run-away train
I'll do as I dare, let them call me insane
I'll never sit on the sidelines of life, I'll dance every dance
If I just had the chance

The chance that she never had
Is now the gift that is mine
And our here on this road, I'm makin' up for lost time
Yeah, I am my mother's child

As I roll out of town like a run-away train
I'll do as I dare, let them call me insane
I'll never sit on the sidelines of life, I'll dance every dance
While I still have the chance

I'll never sit on the sidelines of life, I'll dance every dance
While I still have the chance

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 You Ain’t Down Home
  • 2 Break Down Here
  • 3 Pot of Gold
  • 4 Unlove Me
  • 5 Just ’Cause We Can
  • 6 Wake Up Older
  • 7 If You Had Called Yesterday
  • 8 No Way Out
  • 9 I Can’t Get Over You
  • 10 Rain on a Tin Roof
  • 11 The Chance