He Will Never Be

by LynnMarie

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LynnMarie Rink recently collaborated with legendary Nashville songwriter Tom Douglas (“The House That Built Me,” “I Run To You”) to write “He Never Will Be.” The music video stars numerous children from Nashville’s special needs community including LynnMarie's own son, James.

All profits go to special needs organizations. Please share with your friends and help us change perspectives, one share, one view, one heart at a time.


He Will Never Be

You know what they call him
A boy with special needs
Easy to see all the things
He will never be
A rock star, a quarterback
Einstein or a Steinbeck
Never hold an Oscar, never drive for Nascar
Win a million dollars playin’ on Jeopardy
Then one day I saw him waiting' on a short bus
And I had an epiphany

He'll never be a pessimist
He'll never be prejudice
Half glass empty kind of socialist
As a matter of fact
That boy is heaven kissed
And he showed me, all the things
He will never be

He's lives in the moment
I’m stuck in the past
Standin' in the kitchen sink full of dirty dishes
watchin' sand run out of the hour glass
I meet him at the curb
Cause it's a quarter to three
I see him smile and I swear I hear
an angel whisper to me

He'll never be a chauvinist
A card-carrying bigamist
Lying on a couch, crying his eyes out with a therapist
My boy is heaven kissed
And he showed me
all the things
He will never be

At night we say our prayers
Down there on our knees
I see my reflection in his eyes and I thank God
He's not like me

Cause he'll never be a synic
A critic or jaded
He'll be misunderstood, pitied, even hated
But at the end of the day
That boy is heaven kissed
And I thank God he showed me
what he will never be

Tom Douglas
LynnMarie Rink
Copyright 2013


released May 9, 2014
Produced by: LynnMarie Rink, Peter Cooper and Thomm Jutz
Recorded at TJ Tunes, Nashville, TN, March, 2014
Engineered and mixed by: Thomm Jutz
Mastered by Alex McCollough at YES Master
Accordion & vocals: LynnMarie Rink
Mandolin: Sierra Hull
Dobro: Justin Moses
Acoustic guitar: Thomm Jutz
Bass: Brian Zonn
Percussion: Lynn Williams



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