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God bless Texas and Deacon Shackleford He read the bible seven times and he believed every word That ol beat up leather book had been through it all He sat on the back pew so he could chew him a chaw singing Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me He carried candy for the kids in his Sunday dress coat Hed take me fishing after church, he taught me things I needed to know No Deacon didnt have a family, Lord knows he wished he did He told the whole congregation that I was his grandkid And today he joined up with Jesus wearin shiny pearl snaps We sang a few gospel hymns and then the soldier played Taps I bet hes walkin with Pete down a street paved with gold Showin off his brand spankin new wings and his barbed wire halo He married sweet Emma Grace before the war was through She held his right arm next to his anchor tattoo He was on a ship off at sea, when she died in child birth He lost his whole world from the far side of the Earth He lost the will to love, he lost the will to live Until he met a man who taught him to forgive Yeah life took him to hell and back, to hell and back a time or two But in the end he beat the devil until he was black and blue Singin I once was lost, but now Im found, was blind but now I see… And today he joined up with Jesus wearin shiny pearl snaps We sang a few gospel hymns and then the soldier played Taps I bet hes walkin with Pete down a street paved with gold Showin off his brand spankin new wings and his barbed wire halo Before he went, he made me promise him that I wouldnt cry And though I told him that I wouldnt, you know I couldnt help but lie Cause today he joined up with Jesus wearin shiny pearl snaps We sang a few gospel hymns and then the soldier played Taps I bet hes walking with Pete down a street paved with gold As sure as the old church bell still rings He always said he had country in his soul Hes showin off his brand spankin new wings and his barbed wire halo Sweet chariot comin forth to carry me home Swing low sweet chariot comin forth to carry me home
They say you never know what youve got till its gone Hes gonna learn the hard way when he finds you long gone Gone like the wind in your hair hands in the air Singing so long good luck I want to set your heart free Ride with me I want to be your getaway Heart free ride with me I want to be your getaway truck 1989 Cheyenne Chevrolet 5 speed single cap Bench seat, faded grey Turned over twice seemed too nice but it knows how to run Girl Ill get you out with a bang like a bullet from a gun They say you never know what youve got till its gone Hes gonna learn the hard way when he finds you long gone Gone like the wind in your hair hands in the air Singing so long good luck Girl, I want to set your heart free Ride with me I want to be your getaway Heart free ride with me I want to be your getaway truck Summer time sunshine cheap sunglasses My heart sang southern twang sweeter than molasses Like a country angel two-steppin in my dance off dreams Girl youve got a heart of gold and youre beautiful in blue jeans They say you never know what youve got till its gone Hes gonna learn the hard way when he finds you long gone Gone like the wind in your hair hands in the air Singing so long good luck Girl, I want to set your heart free Ride with me I want to be your getaway Heart free ride with me I want to be your getaway truck They say life is like a highway it can turn into a dead end road I aint afraid to get stuck I got a four wheel drive kinda heart My love is tough enough to carry any load They say you never know what youve got till its gone Hes gonna learn the hard way when he finds you long gone Gone like the wind in your hair hands in the air Singing so long good luck Good luck They say you never know what youve got till its gone Hes gonna learn the hard way when he finds you long gone Gone like the wind in your hair hands in the air Singing so long good luck Girl I want to set your heart free Ride with me I want to be your getaway Heart free ride with me I want to be your getaway Heart free ride with me I want to be your getaway truck I want to be your getaway truck
Im gonna give em that 2, 4, 4 on the floor, like an outlaws boys on the day Before. got the pretty girls out there begging for more Gotta give em all what They came here for. Doin my thing singing my song Right on track Im chugging Along. Im here and gone like yesterday Rolling like an old freight train On a wing and a prayer and a glorified greyhound bus Flying down the road running 9-0 and kicking up dust Drinkin truck stop coffee countin birds on those telephone wires. Burnin the midnight oil And the tread off these old goodyear Tires Im gonna give em that 2, 4, 4 on the floor Like an outlaws boys on the day Before. got the pretty girls out there begging for more Gotta give em all what they came here for Doin my thing singing my song, right on track Im chugging Along. Im here and gone like yesterday, rolling like an old freight train And sometimes my mind is a million miles away I know youre sound asleep at Home while Im on this stage. and Im missing you Wishing I was kissing you Everyday. but girl I gotta keep rollin Rollin like an old freight train. and its a Mighty lonesome sound when theres not soul around To help you ease your pain But you gotta keep rollin. Rollin like an old freight train Im gonna give em that 2, 4, 4 on the floor, like an outlaws boys on the day before Got the pretty Girls out there begging for more Gotta give em all what they came here for Doin my thing singing my song, right on track Im chugging along Im here and gone like yesterday, rolling like an old freight train Comin on down the line Feel that diesel engine whine, smell the smoke stack Hear the gears grind full steam ahead halfway out of my mind Im too far gone to be turning back Going clickity clack down the railroad tracks Im here and gone like yesterday Rolling like an old freight train. just like an old freight train Tell me do you wanna ride this train
Well, that golden halo doesnt go so well With my red bandana and blue jeans God knows when Im good, Im good And when Im good, its seldom, so it seems So they say fools play with fire Im trying my best to not get burned While I soak myself in gasoline One would think by now I might have learned But Ive never learned No, Im not the man they think I am It weighs heavy on my heart and mind Yes, I stumble every step along the way Like a wino who cant walk the line Its like tightrope walking on a windy day Theres heaven in her eyes and hell to pay And Im solid as a rock and sink in sand Trying like the devil to be a good man So beware of broken glass Should you stare into the window of my soul And judge me not, Ill only bare it all So you know that you are not alone Youre not alone No, Im not the man they think I am It weighs heavy on my heart and mind As I stumble every step along the way Like a wino who cant walk the line Well, Im tightrope walking on a windy day Theres heaven in her eyes and hell to pay Im solid as a rock and sink in sand Trying like the devil to be a good man Oh my God Feed me the crumbs that fall upon your floor As those saints walk through your pearly gates Lord, let the sinner crawl through your backdoor Oh, oh Oh, oh No, Im not the man they think I am It weighs heavy on my heart and mind As I stumble every step along the way Like a wino who cant walk the line Well, Im tightrope walking on a windy day Theres heaven in her eyes and hell to pay Im solid as a rock and sink in sand Trying like the devil to be a good man Im solid as a rock and sink in sand Lord, Im trying like the devil
They would put me in bed, tuck me in tight Say my prayers, kiss my hand, make me feel safe at night Walking out, holding hands, barely crack my door Turn the Opry on and waltz across the floor Id sneak over to the light and Id take a peek They kept dancing all night even if the signal got weak I can still see your Ooh, silhouettes swaying across the wall Ooh-ooh, no, we didnt have much Then again, we had it all They made that little house a home Full of heart and soul Just like a love song on country radio They could sing em all, two-part harmony tune Like Loretta and Conway, Johnny and June I could hear mama laughing as daddy swept her off her feet You know the sound of love has never sounded so sweet And thirty years later, Ive got three kids and my wife Their love songs, a legacy, the soundtrack of my life I can still see your Ooh, silhouettes swaying across the wall Ooh-ooh, no, we didnt have much Then again, we had it all They made that little house a home Full of heart and soul Just like a love song on country radio Ooh-ooh Ooh-ooh And theyll sneak over to the lights And theyll take a peek And well keep dancing all night Even when the signal gets weak And someday theyll see Ooh, silhouettes swaying across the wall Ooh-ooh, no, we didnt have much Then again, we had it all They made that little house a home Full of heart and soul Just like a love song on country radio Silhouettes swaying across the wall No, we didnt have much Then again, we had it all Ooh-ooh Ooh-ooh
Well its pretty much understood Rainy days are just no good for leaving No need in mixing misery and gin So it goes for icy days Heartache and slick highways No time to wait, youre gonna break if you bend and bend again But a fresh new start Will warm your heart Like the sun breaking through a cloudy sky If ever was a good day Its the day that boy can kiss that girl goodbye Just like a red-eye flight Two tail lights in the night Gonna spread your wings and fly That boy can kiss that girl goodbye Just like a west-bound train Youre drinking cheap champagne Got no more tears to cry Youre long gone like a whisper in the wind That boy can kiss that girl goodbye Bye bye Bye bye No need in naming names Players love playing games And he played your heart like a little violin Its a brand new rhyme and riddle Its your turn to play that fiddle And that same old song and dance is coming to an end Cause a fresh new start Will warm your heart Like the sun breaking through a cloudy sky If ever was a good day Its the day that boy can kiss that girl goodbye Just like a red-eye flight Two tail lights in the night Gonna spread your wings and fly That boy can kiss that girl goodbye Just like a west-bound train Youre drinking cheap champagne Got no more tears to cry Youre long gone like a whisper in the wind That boy can kiss that girl goodbye Bye bye Bye bye If he really wants a goodbye kiss He must be out of his ever-loving mind Yeah if he really wants a goodbye kiss You tell him to go kiss it where the sun dont shine If ever was a good day Its the day that boy can kiss that girl goodbye Just like a red-eye flight Two tail lights in the night Gonna spread your wings and fly That boy can kiss that girl goodbye Just like a west-bound train Youre drinking cheap champagne Got no more tears to cry Youre out like a light, like a red-eye flight Like two tail lights in the dust of midnight Hes out of mind, youre out of sight That ship has sailed, that ship dont fly Youre gone like a train, like a west-bound train With a one-way ticket, drinking cheap champagne Flush it down the drain cause theres no more tears to cry Youre long gone like a whisper in the wind That boy can kiss that girl goodbye
So cast away all our cares in the world, like a worm on a hook on a cane pole line Let your hair down, kick your feet up let a country boy show you a real good time So honey lets find a little fun, make a little noise, throw a little sawdust on a hardwood floor, wanna shine that buckle While I’m holdin’ you tight, on a good time lonestar Saturday night Naw, don’t worry bout the preacher man, he used to play fiddle in a honkey tonk band. I’ll have you there bright and early In the front row pew, Lord knows I love lovin on you So cast away all our cares in the world, like a worm on a hook on a cane pole line Let your hair down, kick your feet up let a country boy show you a real good time Call your Mama, tell her don’t wait. Leave the light on cause we’re gonna be late Gonna do it up right, Gonna shut the place down, Gonna find a highway a little ways from town Down a dirt road, past a windmill, round the pumpjack just over the hill, there’s a tire swing hangin from a live oak tree We can flip skinny dippin down in the creek So cast away all our cares in the world, like a worm on a hook on a cane pole line Let your hair down, kick your feet up let a country boy show you a real good time Girl let me love you, like its our last night, I wanna see the stars in your eyes, Then make a little magic there in the Moonlight, and top it off with a Texas sunrise So cast away all our cares in the world, like a worm on a hook on a cane pole line Let your hair down, kick your feet up let a country boy show you a real good time So cast away all our cares in the world, like a worm on a hook on a cane pole line Let your hair down, kick your feet up let a country boy show you a real good time
This old Mexican cowboy at the bar Looked a hundred years old He had a million dollar smile And his withered brown skin shimmered like California gold He said, Im a little short on cash, but Im long on life For a shot of tequila, Ill give you some dang good advice He said, Dont leave your beer in the hot Texas sun Dont argue with a woman while shes holding a gun Never cheat when it comes to love or dominoes Vaya con dios said the old vaquero Well my heart sank The more he drank, the more he poured out his misery How he lost her after forty seven years And his tears started flowing like the Rio Grand-e He started speaking in Spanish then he kissed his rosary Said Por siempre mi amor, his one more to her memory He said, Dont live you life like a sad country song A fool on a stool is still a stool, right or wrong Pride is a bandito breaking hearts as he goes Vaya con dios said the old vaquero I walked over to the corner, turned the old jukebox on When I turned back around like a ghost he was gone So I paid his tab, called a cab, called it a night And came straight home to you As we laid there in bed I told you all the things he said We laughed, we cried, and I held you the whole night through You know I think of him often, out there all alone Maybe he was an angel, or just an old man from San Anton He said, Dont leave your beer in the hot Texas sun Dont argue with a woman while shes holding a gun Never cheat when it comes to love or dominoes Vaya con dios He said, Dont live you life like a sad country song A fool on a stool is still a stool, right or wrong Pride is a bandito breaking hearts as he goes Vaya con dios said the old vaquero He said, Vaya con dios This old Mexican cowboy at the bar Looked a hundred years old He had a million dollar smile And his withered brown skin shimmered like California gold
She keeps it all together I always come unwound Shes cool calm and collected I wanna paint the town Shes like a Sunday morning Im a dancehall Saturday night Shes like a stain glass window Im a lonestar neon light She has another side That no one sees but me She is the only one That brings me to my knees Theres something about Sinatra And a bottle of Chardonnay Without a single word She takes my breath away When she gets that look in her eyes When she gets that want you Need to love you Right now kind of look in her eyes Shes always lookin so fine That I cant believe mine And when those stars align Just add a little white wine And moonlight and that girls off the hook When shes good shes good But even better when she gets that look She sparkles like a diamond She twinkles like a star Shes like a ray of sunshine That always melts my heart And when Im feeling empty Her love makes me whole Just like a country breeze That soothes my weary soul Slow dancin Romancin Shes up to something Wearin nothin but her beautiful smile Shes up to something Wearin nothin but a beautiful smile When she gets that look in her eyes When she gets that want you Need to love you Right now that kind of look in her eyes Shes always lookin so fine That I cant believe mine And when those stars align Just add a little white wine And moonlight and that girls off the hook When shes good shes good But even better when she gets that look When shes good shes good But even better when she gets that look Theres something about Sinatra And a bottle of Chardonnay Without a single word She takes my breath away Shes like a Sunday morning Im a Saturday night Shes like a stain glass window Im a neon light
In the rain and the mud in July in Cheyenne They had to carry away that brave young man A little part of every heart of every rodeo fan Died there in the rain and the mud in July in Cheyenne Lookin back it doesnt seem so long ago He was bigger than life, God rest his soul Why he died that day is hard to understand Right there in the rain and the mud in July in Cheyenne So tip your hat to the cowboy every once in a while And take time to remember that cowboys smile A little part of every heart of every rodeo fan Died there in the rain and the mud in July in Cheyenne Gold buckles on a shelf collecting dust Still his memory shines inside of all of us Some miss their hero, some miss their friend His mom and daddy long to see their little boy again So tip your hat to the cowboy every once in a while And take time to remember that cowboys smile A little part of every heart of every rodeo fan Died there in the rain and the mud in July in Cheyenne In the rain and the mud in July in Cheyenne They had to carry away that brave young man If your washed in the blood someday youll see him again It wont be in the rain and the mud in July in Cheyenne
I got a letter from your lawyer And you got one from mine They say Its gonna be final Once we sign that dotted line Well I guess well get our freedom And a so called fresh new start But when you take half of everything Youll be taking half my heart Our love got lost somewhere in lifes complications Torn between two lawyers and all their legal litigations Chorus: Off the record, theres something I need to say to you This aint easy but its what my heart has to do Cause I cant let you go until I let you know Off the record, Im still in love with you I took down our wedding picture From above the fireplace And I stood there awhile Staring at your pretty face Have we lost our love To differences we cant resolve But if push comes to shove Thank God no children are involved I can still see you throwing your rose bouquet I never thought Id see the day wed throw it all away Off the record, theres something I need to say to you This aint easy but its what my heart has to do Cause I cant let you go until I let you know Off the record, Im still in love with you Bridge: Ive done all I can do now all I can do is pray And ask the Lord to let me hear you say Off the record, theres something I need to say to you This aint easy but its what my heart has to do Cause I cant let you go until I let you know Off the record, Im still in love with you Girl, off the record, Im still in love with you
In another time and place Grandma would kiss my face Wish I could go back there again Id climb up in my Grandpas lap Id lay down and take a nap That old man and me were best friends And one day I turned around Leaves are fallin, fallin down Those fields were bare and brown And they were gone Long gone like bluebonnets in the spring Were only here for a little while Its beautiful and bittersweet So make the most of every mile So pack light and love heavy Give it all your heart and soul So in the end you wont regret one thing Life is like bluebonnets in the spring Theres so much I cant explain Such as gravity and pain Still I remain, blindfolded and full of faith I kissed my angel girl goodbye Still cant help but wonder why But I believe Ill see her again someday So, hold em tender, hold em tight Pray every mornin, day, and night That God will help you raise them right And dont you blink, dont blink Cause like bluebonnets in the spring Were only here for a little while Its beautiful and bittersweet So make the most of every mile So pack light and love heavy Give it all your heart and soul So in the end you wont regret one thing Life is like bluebonnets in the Spring Life can be filled full of sorrow Time is something you cant borrow So love like theres no tomorrow Because today could be the day Like bluebonnets in the spring Were only here for a little while Its beautiful and bittersweet So make the most of every mile So pack light and love heavy Give it all your heart and soul So in the end you wont regret one thing Life is like bluebonnets in the spring Life is like bluebonnets in the spring
The old man was sitting on the tailgate of a 62 Ford flatbed Picking on an old guitar, he looked at me and said The engine’s dead It was a good run son, as he strummed a melancholy chord Now Ive got nothing but time to kill until the coming of the Lord He played me a few songs, one about a Randall knife One about a train, one about the pain of losing the love of his life He took a puff of that cigarette, he blew a breath of smoke that could smother He said They always said these would kill me and they did then he laughed and he lit another He said I hear that you write songs boy, play me one that I might know So I sang him my latest greatest hit, a number one on music row He stopped me before I could finish the verse, said I think Ive heard enough of that When you’ve heard one youve heard em all, with a grimace of a grin he took his old guitar back He said I guess thats alright if thats all youve got to give If thats all youve got to say in this one life youve got to live There’s no meaning in your melody so predictable and weak Wasted words and shallow rhymes I’d rather hear a woman cuss me a blue streak You see, the pencil to the pad is like the bullet to the gun The pen is mightier than the sword if the words are forged from fire from the sun Yet some do it for the fame, the fun, the money and all the glory Yet some do it for their weary soul, wont rest until they tell their story You gotta make ’em feel what you feel, help em dream a dream and make em wonder Its like catch lightning in a bottle, make ’em smell the rain and hear the thunder Let em taste the tears of joy or the bittersweet taste of sin Find the passion in a four letter word or a Sunday morning Amen And then he flicked his ashes and he pointed at my heart Said if youre searching for solid gold, thatd be a real good place to start Let the words speak for themselves, tell the truth, right or wrong And bare your soul for all to see all for the sake of the song
Pinch me I must be dreaming waking up with you and feeling The tender touch of your good morning kiss No where else on earth is better than being next to you Next to heaven, it doesnt get any better than this Next to heaven lies my fate, my best friend and my sole mate God knows this kind of love only comes from up above Youre the answer to my prayers, nothing else compare Im next to heaven when I am next to you You look just like an angel tangled in white satin sheets Lying there with your hair all in a mess I swear you look your best all dressed up next to nothing Next to heaven, it doesnt get any better than this Chorus
If a melody is like a memory Youre a long hot summer night symphony Blaring on the speakers of my Monte Carlo Down FM 109 on my FM Radio We could take it slow Put it on cruise control You know its been a while Were never going outta style I was thinking... while the sun is sinking... low we could go all night Never going outta style in my Chevy, parking at the levy Getting hot and heavy after all this time The trends will come and go The winds of change will blow The way we love is never going outta style singing Singing Rebel Rebel at the top of our lungs Out of town windows down playing those dashboard drums Everybody said youd never make it too far With some poor boy playing on some pawn shop guitar You know my crazy dreams Were busting at the seams Just like these old boots and jeans Were never going outta style I was thinking... while the sun is sinking... low we could go all night Never going outta style in my Chevy, parking at the levy Getting hot and heavy after all this time The trends will come and go The winds of change will blow The way we love is never going, never going outta style Were never going outta style Ill pop my collar do my best James Dean Well hit the road like a Steve McQueen movie scene Show me your million dollar Marilyn smile And Ill show you a love love love Thats never going outta style I was thinking... while the sun is sinking... low we could go all night Never going outta style in my Chevy, parking at the levy Getting hot and heavy after all this time The trends will come and go The winds of change will blow The way we love is never going outta style We could take it slow Put it on cruise control The way we love is never going outta style Never going outta style I was thinking... while the sun is sinking... low we could go all night Were never going outta style In my Chevy, parking at the levy Getting hot and heavy after all this time Never going outta style Were never going outta style Yeah, were never going outta style
We both work hard for money already spent Blaming each other for where it all went Never thinking of love only paying the loans Griping bout bills and keeping up with the Jones Just once lets forget about making ends meet Or whose got the nicest yard on the street Darlin let loose, let your hair down Were staying at home for a night on the town Chorus: So turn the music up, and dim the lights down Let those old records keep spinning around Replace all our worries with some romance Tell me you love me then well shut up and dance When youre in my arms it makes me feel Like I own a mansion on top of the hil But its not how bigs the house its how happys the home How poor is a rich man who lives all alone Chorus: So turn the music up, and dim the lights down Let those old records keep spinning around Replace all our worries with some romance Tell me you love me then well shut up and dance Solo Chorus: So turn the music up, and dim the lights down Let those old records keep spinning around Replace all our worries with some romance Tell me you love me then well shut up and dance
All the old men at the diner Tellin’ tales too tall to tell They’re all braggin’ about the good ol days And how this country has gone to hell But as for me, I believe We got a heartland full of hope Were comin’ back around ‘Cause you can’t hold down the American Soul It’s the joy of grandma laughin’ And grandpa’s funny jokes It’s the rumble of those ol baseball cards Flappin’ between the spokes It’s a Fourth of July picnic It’s farm-made and rock and roll From town to town You can hear the sound of the American Soul Oh, say can you see Flag that you wave Freedom ain’t free In the home of the brave It’s the roots and the boots From the hard hat to the steel toe It’s the hustle and bustle Blood, sweat, and tears that build the backbone Of the American Soul It’s the words of “Amazing Grace” And it’s “Born in the U.S.A.” It’s those Yankees in the playoffs Those Cowboys on a Sunday It’s a red, white, and blue It’s the yellow, brown, and black It’s those rotten ol Republicans And those darned ol Democrats Say can you see The flag that you wave Freedom ain’t free In the home of the brave It’s the roots and the boots From the hard hat to the steel toe It’s the hustle and bustle Blood, sweat, and tears that build the backbone Of the American Soul Of the American Soul Oh, say can you see Flag that you wave Freedom ain’t free In the home of the brave It’s the roots and the boots From the hard hat to the steel toe It’s the hustle and bustle Blood, sweat, and tears that build the backbone Of the American Soul All we need is a little love To knock off a little rust Take time to shine that penny So we can read “In God We Trust”
Breaker breaker one nine is someone out there on that line If you see my girl wont you please remind her That my heart is breaking and this big ol rig is shaking Im gonna keep that hammer down until I find her Well she packed her bags and rented a U-Haul Unhitched my heart hit the road around nightfall Now Im throwin hubs and speeding out of control She never said where she was going but she said where I could go Breaker breaker one nine is someone out there on that line If you see my girl wont you please remind her That my heart is breaking but I dont smell no bacon So Im gonna keep that hammer down until I find her Well we took that big trip on down the aisle Everything was hunky dory for a while Now this Detroit is winding, my mind is grinding gears I can hardly see the road with this truck load of tears Breaker breaker one nine is someone out there on that line If you see my girl wont you please remind her Ive got Smokey on my tail and unless I go to jail Im gonna keep that hammer down until I find her
She knows Im always on the fly, always kisses me goodbye With godspeed and angel wings And when I chase that falling star, I trip and fall too far She picks me up by my heartstrings Oh, shes got those strings around my heart, ah Oh, shes got those strings around my heart Oh, she has my heartstrings Im a trailblazer, stargazer, a rainbow rambler born to roam But shes like no one Ive ever known She reels me in and gently brings me back home Oh, shes got those strings around my heart, ah Oh, shes got those strings around my heart Oh, she has my heartstrings If she ever cut me loose, came unraveled or untied I know it would break my heart if she broke that velvet line Full of never ending grace, tangles me in love and lace Oh, she has my heartstrings When she loves, when she laughs, when she cries Oh, she has my heartstrings When she whispers my name and she sighs Oh, shes got those strings around my heart, ah Oh, shes got those strings around my heart Oh, she has my heartstrings
Yeah, this one goes out to the dreamer always out there aiming high Dont you let em clip your wings or say that you cant fly This one goes out to the loser losing time and time again And time again keeps on believing that someday theyre gonna win When nobody knows your name, nobody knows your face Everybody counts you out long before you start that race You can let em place their bets, let em laugh and drink their wine Let em eat their words when youre first to the finish line Todays your day in the sun, youre rolling like a young gun Now its your time to ride, let your dark horse run They cant measure your heart, they cant tear you apart Youre finally catching your stride, let your dark horse run Through the fire and barbed wire Youre a runaway train, theres no turning back This one goes out to the girls, go show the world you can Never let em hold you back just because you arent a man This one goes out to those underdogs who arent afraid to bite Change the game, break the chain, get off that porch and fight Todays your day in the sun, youre rolling like a young gun Now its your time to ride, let your dark horse run They cant measure your heart, they cant tear you apart Youre finally catching your stride, let your dark horse run Through the fire and barbed wire Youre a runaway train, theres no turning back Let your dark horse run Let your dark horse run Let your dark horse run Let your dark horse run I rode into town with a dream and a song But they told me that I just dont belong And the fable of a label that stomped on my heart Added fuel to the fire, added soul to my art So I went back home like all those outlaw boys Bought a van, got a band, making my brand of noise So, I built with my hands my own destiny And I became what they said that I couldnt be I got a chip on my shoulder, but it doesnt weigh me down I got a chip on my shoulder, but it doesnt weigh me down I got a chip on my shoulder, but it doesnt weigh me down It whispers Get back up when I get knocked on the ground Todays your day in the sun, youre rolling like a young gun Now its your time to ride, let your dark horse run They cant measure your heart, they cant tear you apart Youre finally catching your stride, let your dark horse run Through the fire and barbed wire Youre a runaway train, theres no turning back Let your dark horse run Through the fire and barbed wire Youre a runaway train theres no turning back Let your dark horse run Let your dark horse run Let your dark horse run
We crossed that border every Friday night We sat beneath that ol Dos Equis neon light That stucco wall has stories well never tell Jimmy spent three days in that ol Mexican jail The boys of summer disappeared that fall As the years flew by, we grew up after all Real life is running and gunning to no end Its time we take it on back, way back to way back when Can I get an amen amigo hey why dont we go Check out the world somewhere south of the Rio Bring the girls, have a ball, up all night, no last call Then sleep in until ten, wake up and do it all again Good friends are good for the soul, can I get an amen amigo I miss ol Ma Crosbys Restaurant and Bar I miss the queso and the guaco and those gut string guitars Its time we load that hitch, its time we ditch this town Set sail before the sun goes down Can I get an amen amigo, hey why dont we go Check out the world somewhere south of the Rio Bring the girls, have a ball, up all night, no last call Then sleep in until ten, wake up and do it all again Good friends are good for the soul, can I get an amen amigo Theres nowhere to float this boat in this sea of concrete I miss those cheap sunshades, I miss those flip-flop feet I wanna go back there, I wanna cast that reel Wanna hear my brown-eyed girl sing Margaritaville Can I get an amen amigo, hey why dont we go Check out the world somewhere south of the Rio Bring the girls, have a ball, up all night, no last call Then sleep in until ten, wake up and do it all again Good friends are good for the soul, can I get an amen amigo Can I get an amen amigo, hey why dont we go Check out the world somewhere south of the Rio Bring the girls, have a ball, up all night, no last call Then sleep in until ten, wake up and do it all again Good friends are good for the soul Im saying good friends are good for the soul Let me tell you good friends are good for the soul Can I get an amen amigo Can I get an amen amigo
Dont you ever let this world push you around Use your head and keep your feet firmly on the ground And if you get knocked down Get back up and try again And dont you ever lose that sparkle in your eyes Dont bottle up your passion like a jar of fireflies If you ever lose sight of your light And you feel like givin in Dont you forget your faith in God above Dont you forget your mom and daddys love When you fear, when you fail, when you feel youre gonna fall Follow your heart and always believe in the underdog Dont buy a thing unless you can pay in cash Go ahead and throw those credit cards in the trash Love is a virtue, honesty is the key Say your prayers, brush your teeth, dont you watch too much TV If youre down in the count one strike away Choke up and crowd the plate and put the ball in play Keep your nose down when you win Keep your head up when you lose And youre gonna lose And there will come a day When I will fly away So make me smile while were apart You gotta sing from you soul and play with all of your heart Theres a good chance your heart will break in two Trust that God has someone special planned for you Did you know I was down on love and luck When he sent your mom to me? Someday youll have babies of your own So cherish every moment, youre gonna blink and theyll be grown The greatest honor that Ive ever had Is having you call me your dad Boys dont forget your faith in God above Dont you forget your mom and daddys love When you fear, when you fail, when you feel youre gonna fall Follow your heart and always believe in the underdog When you fear, when you fail, when you feel youre gonna fall Follow your heart and always believe in the underdog
He made the heavens and the earth Separated day from night He made man and it was good Still something wasnt right And all creation stood in awe At the woman standing there Wearing nothing but a smile And a flower in her hair And all along, the good lord knew What the world would be like without a girl like you Your loves the kind of beautiful That will never be surpassed Now I know why he saved the best for last There was someone who broke my heart Long before I fell for you I would have swore she was the one I thought she was my dream come true As all the walls came crashing down I hit my knees right there Looking back Im thanking God For that unanswered prayer And all along, the good lord knew What the world would be like without a girl like you Your loves the kind of beautiful That will never be surpassed Now I know why he saved the best for last How can I describe my love for you Youre my life youre my whole wide world Its kinda like a feeling I feel holding our new born baby girl And all along, the good lord knew What the world would be like without a girl like you Your loves the kind of beautiful That will never be surpassed Now I know why he saved the best for last Now I know why he saved the best for last
Everybody wants to be a star But shooting stars always burn out way too soon And the sun is way too hot to hold And always leaves after every afternoon So its not so bad to be the moon No, it’s not so bad to be the moon So dont you dare duck behind the clouds and hide You help children dream and you make lovers swoon Dont you know you’re strong enough to change the tide So its not so bad to be the moon No, its not so bad to be the moon Even poets say theres magic in your shine Every night, the whole wide world looks up to you And to stare at the sun would leave them blind So its not so bad to be the moon No, its not so bad to be the moon Its not so bad to be the moon So dont you dare duck behind the clouds and hide You help children dream and you make lovers swoon Don’t you know you’re strong enough to change the tide So its not so bad to be the moon No, it’s not so bad to be the moon No, its not so bad to be the moon No, its not so bad to be the moon Its not so bad Everybody wants to be a star But shooting stars always burn out way too soon
He was just eighteen Full of fire and gasoline He was lean and mean And they called him Texas He went off to war To a far and distant shore He’d never left his home before He was from Texas As they stormed that beach one foggy summer day He said if I don’t make it back promise me one thing Take me home if I die When I’m gone don’t ya cry Find some shade right beside a live oak tree Sing those old songs of faith I’ll fly away amazing grace But you find comfort knowing that my soul found peace And you can bury me beneath the deep blue skies of Texas Well she was just eighteen Prettiest thing he’d ever seen Like a real life beauty queen And someday she’d be his wife But for the next four years She fought back her tears While he fought back his fears Fighting for his life And in his darkest hours Her love would bring him a light He would read her letters He would pray at night Take me home if I die When I’m gone don’t ya cry Find some shade right beside a live oak tree Sing those old songs of faith I’ll fly away amazing grace But you find comfort knowing that my soul found peace And you can bury me beneath the deep blue skies of Texas He always said the real heroes Never made it back home And though the war was long over You know for him it still lived on And it still lives on When he was eighty-three Still full of fire and gasoline He was still lean and mean And they still called him Texas And on the day he died She was right there by his side She held his hand as she softly sang his lullaby Take me home if I die When I’m gone don’t ya cry Find some shade right beside a live oak tree Sing those old songs of faith I’ll fly away amazing grace But you find comfort knowing that my soul found peace And you can bury me You can bury me You can bury me beneath the deep blue skies of Texas
My mountain is a mole hill My thrones a busted chair This crown has turned to rust And its all tangled in my hair This high horse that I ride on Its gonna buckle at the knee Upon my castle made of sand I cannot be the king of me Theres the man in white His words are painted red Theres power in his blood And only truth in what he said Theres the man in black With a needle in his vein Lying flat upon his back This is the prayer that he once prayed He said My mountain is a mole hill My thrones a busted chair This crown has turned to rust And its all tangled in my hair This high horse that I ride on Its gonna buckle at the knee On my castle made of sand I cannot be the king of me And this harem in my heart Is filled with pot metal and fools gold Once your statue turns to dirt All thats left in the end is your soul God save your soul So he said, shout out of control With all your heart and soul Though this cold world may tear you apart Let the whole world know x2 Lord, I am just a man I cannot be the king of me
If you dont care, Id like the rocking chair It would mean a lot to me, it kinda fits me perfectly And that picture book from those trips we took Id like to keep a few keepsakes to help when my heart aches So let me put it all out on the table Girl, Ive got my suitcase by the door You just say the word and Ill be long gone If home aint where your heart is anymore You know I could be there by the morning So long, adios San Antonio Am I right or wrong? Am I moving on? Am I Amarillo? Pack the garage, saddle up the Dodge Fix the horse trailer taillight and Ill be gone tonight One last love you, head towards Plainview Stop and hang with my ol friend Get three sheets to that West Texas wind So let me put it all out on the table Girl, Ive got my suitcase by the door You just say the word and Ill be long gone If home aint where your heart is anymore You know I could be there by the morning So long, adios San Antonio Am I right or wrong? Am I moving on? Am I Amarillo? Well, Ill be at that Golden Light every Friday night, the cover charge is free I wont be hard to find should you find your heart is missing me So baby, let me put it all out on the table Girl, Ive got my suitcase by the door You just say the word and Ill be long gone If home aint where your heart is anymore You know I could be there by the morning So long, adios San Antonio Am I right or wrong? Am I moving on? Am I Amarillo? Am I right or wrong? Am I moving on?
I still wear his old, faded, red bandana I use it to wipe the sweat away from my brow You know I used it to dry my eyes on the day that he left me What I wouldnt give to have him here still wearing it now It’s hard to believe itll be 20 years come November Man, sometimes I swear it seems like only last Fall I can still hear the wisdom in his words like well-spoken poetry I can still see the salt rings on his old 20X Resistol Oh, but the days turned to months into ages Just as sure as barbed wire turns into rust Old cowboys ride off into the sunset Ashes to ashes, dust to dust Ashes to ashes, dust to dust Ashes to ashes, dust to dust Ashes to ashes, dust to dust
Somewhere on a nowhere road I hear you whisper this Slow that Mustang down, come on and steal my kiss Girl I’ve got you in my arms, coming all undone No fences in your heart run wild horses Run free as the wind my passion on your skin Your lips on mine run wild horses Run out of control deep down in your soul We become one, run wild horses run Out there on that sunset strip those stars come out at night But they don’t shine like you, you’ve got your own spot light Girl I want to take you home, wanna get you all alone Unleash this love of mine run wild horses Run free as the wind my passion on your skin Your lips on mine run wild horses Run out of control deep down in your soul We become one, run wild horses run Run wild horses run So let’s break these chains and go down like the setting sun No love don’t need these reigns no we can’t be bound can’t tie us down run wild horses Run free as the wind my passion on your skin Your lips on mine run wild horses Run out of control deep down in your soul We become one, run wild horses run Run free as the wind my passion on your skin Your lips on mine run wild horses Run out of control deep down in your soul We become one, run wild horses run Run wild horses run Run wild horses run
Defying odds, Im defying gravity Rising above all the negativity Ive got a long list of things that they said I couldnt do I didnt know I couldnt fly therefore I flew So, I scratch and claw, chisel and chip With a heart-shaped hammer and a good firm grip Keep on swinging, climbing those charts Sharing that soul til youre touching those hearts I dont wanna waste even one breath Dont wanna waste time being scared to death So take that leap of faith Go and shake your fear of flying Cause if you dont believe then you wont So keep on losing until you dont You know you get just what you give so Live or die trying You gotta work your hands to the bone And keep your dreams to the grindstone If it was easy thered be nothing to it Daddy said if it was easy everyone would do it Ive had doors slammed in my face I know well the taste of last place You get back up fighting when you fall The worst thing you can do is do nothing at all I dont wanna waste even one breath Dont wanna waste time being scared to death So take that leap of faith Go and shake your fear of flying Cause if you dont believe then you wont So keep on losing until you dont You know you get just what you give so Live or die trying Cause you know fame is just a name thats gonna fade away Long to be forgotten once its chiseled on your grave Fortune is a frame of mind so dont sell your soul There aint no luggage rack when it comes your time to go Say a prayer for the weary, broken-hearted and the poor Say a prayer for the rich and greedy always wanting more Make a wish upon a star, blow a kiss up to the moon And live your life for those who got their wings too soon I dont wanna waste even one breath Dont wanna waste time being scared to death So take that leap of faith Go and shake your fear of flying If you dont believe then you wont So keep on losing until you dont You know you get just what you give so Live or die trying You know you get just what you give so Live or die trying Defying odds, Im defying gravity Rising above all the negativity Ive got a long list of things they said I couldnt do I didnt know I couldnt fly, therefore I flew
Girl you don’t have to get dolled up, old T-shirt on you, will do just fine. Besides, you know nothing stays on you too Long, once you’re in these arms of mine. And I’ve seen you pretty in pink, I’ve seen you beautiful in blue. I have to say I love the way my lips look on you So lay back baby and close your eyes. Let me run my fingers through your hair, Soft kisses down the side of your neck, and We both know where it goes from there. Girl even after all these years, lovin you still feels brand new, I just have to Say, I love the way my lips look on you That cotton dress that you wore tonight looked amazing on you, and that’s for sure. And not as good as it does right now Lyin there on our bedroom floor. And I like the way I make you blush, I wanna take you where we’ve never been, I wanna Whisper in your ear, I wanna taste your sweet skin So lay back baby and close your eyes. Let me run my fingers through your hair, Soft kisses down the side of your neck, and We both know where it goes from there. Girl even after all these years, lovin you still feels brand new, I just have to Say, I love the way my lips look on you So lay back baby and close your eyes. Let me run my fingers through your hair, Soft kisses down the side of your neck, and We both know where it goes from there. Girl even after all these years, lovin you still feels brand new, I just have to Say, I love the way my lips look on you I just have to say, I love the way my lips look on you
First moment I saw your face I was moved by amazing grace And I cried like a baby Just like Ill do walking you down the aisle I found fortune like diamonds in the love of a daughter Worth more than all the gold in the world And they say that a son is the pride of a father But my heart belongs to my little girl Diamonds and daughters, precious and few Diamonds and daughters, timeless and true Dont you ever forget that your heart is divine You belong to the one who made you sparkle and shine Diamonds and daughters And Ill be there for you every step of the way From your very first breath until my dying day And the woman I see in that white wedding gown Is just my little girl saying, Daddy wont you spin me around? Diamonds and daughters, precious and few Diamonds and daughters, timeless and true Dont you ever forget that your heart is divine You belong to the one who made you sparkle and shine Diamonds and daughters Diamonds and daughters Diamonds and daughters, precious and few Diamonds and daughters, timeless and true Dont you ever forget that your heart is divine You belong to the one who made you sparkle and shine Diamonds and daughters First moment I saw your face I was moved by amazing grace
Ive been heart broken, broke down Hard up and hard fought Misunderstood, misguided And Ive missed by a longshot I understand firsthand Ive been where you been Dont you forget Every sunset will become a sunrise soon again So be bold and be brave And beware of those schemes Stay razor sharp and find your mark As you go chase your dreams Watch out for those dangers Always dancing in the dark When the shadows of the nights shoot out the lights I know youll be the spark So promise me before you go Follow your arrow You will pray to never stray from straight and narrow Be steadfast and steady Always be ready Aim for the stars and the sky Take heart, pull it back and let it fly Good things come to those who pray So dont you chalk it up to chance And never let your arrow be led by arrogance Fill your quiver full of courage Show this world youre heaven sent Keep a good head on your shoulders Every arrow needs a fine piece of flint So promise me before you go Follow your arrow You will pray to never stray from straight and narrow Be steadfast and steady Always be ready Aim for the stars and the sky Take heart, pull it back And let it fly on the wings of an angel Let it fly with the grace of a dove Through the lightning and thunder Never aimlessly wander Let it fly with kindness and love Let it fly with kindness and love Let it fly Let it fly Promise me before you go, follow your arrow You will pray to never stray from straight and narrow Be steadfast and steady Always be ready Aim for the stars and the sky Take heart, pull it back and Promise me before you go, follow your arrow You will pray to never stray from straight and narrow Be steadfast and steady Always be ready Aim for the stars and the sky Take heart, pull it back and let it fly So stand firm in your faith as you raise up your bow Fear not the dragon, you are the arrow
58 lost their lives Mothers and fathers, husbands and wives 58, every daughter and son Left a long trail of tears, along 91 58 got wings way too soon Waltzin across the stars and the moon 58 angels singin’ along Forever missed, this is your song
By about the time that I came around Hed grown tired, his health was headed southbound He was slow climbing in the saddle But once he was up, he could fly Lord, he could fly He told me stories ’bout the California gold Working with Shorty in that West Texas cold He was rough as a cop, tougher than nails But when he talked about her, he would cry Oh, how hed cry And I learned how to rope and I learned how to pray And how actions speak louder than any words you may say Like busting broncs, I’ve hung on for dear life To everything that he ever said Oh, and though hes long gone Im still out here riding with Red I never liked or learned too much from school He taught me the hard knocks and the Golden Rule How to chew, how to spit, work hard and never quit He gave me money so I could spend it on the girls And I learned how to rope and I learned how to pray And how actions speak louder than any words you may say Like busting broncs, Ive hung on for dear life To everything that he ever said Oh, and though hes long gone Im still out here riding with Red And I learned how to rope and I learned how to pray And how actions speak louder than any words you may say And like busting broncs, I’ve hung on for dear life To everything that he ever said And I’ll keep singing his song So his memory lives on Oh, and though hes long gone I’m still out here riding with Red Riding with Red
Im a tired troubadour, nothing less, nothing more Just a traveler singing my song Im a hopeless romantic, melodically frank A vagabond that dont belong Full of wishing well wishes for gone farewell kisses A drifter with daredevil dreams My illusions delusion has come to conclusion This worlds not what it seems Theres no place like home sweet home When Im down on my luck, hungry, hard up and low You keep the fire burning strong, youre my coat from the cold Inside those windows and walls, youre the heart and the soul You wash my worries away whenever I hear you say You will never be alone Wherever you are, youre never too far from home sweet... Home is the sound of feet on the ground Running in as you walk through the door All the smiles and the laughter, the love that youre after Is there as you kneel to the floor When Im gone for too long, you go leave the light on Always waiting on me patiently And time after time, when Im out of my mind You refresh my memory Cause theres no place like home sweet home When Im down on my luck, hungry, hard up and low You keep the fire burning strong, youre my coat from the cold Inside those windows and walls, youre the heart and the soul You wash my worries away whenever I hear you say You will never be alone Wherever you are, youre never too far Wherever you are, youre never too far From home sweet home Home sweet home Home sweet home Home sweet home
Now this is a true story for the most part That occurred on the top floor of this bigwig record executives office in Nashville, Tennessee Now understand Im not poking any fun or disrespecting anybody God knows I love country music with all my heart and soul And I love the Grand Ole Opry But I do have a problem with someone who cant even play a D chord on a guitar Telling someone with a dream that they wont get far So this song is dedicated to all those underdogs like me out there running around Dont get discouraged if you have a dream Dont be afraid to chase it down Its how it goes He said, Son, dont get offended by what Im about to say I can see you have a passion For the songs you write and play But you lack what we all call commercial appeal And you just dont have what it takes To make it here in Nashville Ouch... Well my heart felt like a train wreck But I wore a smile on my face I said, Thank you for your time, sir Put my guitar back in its case Our little conversation was like a revelation Redirecting my dreams Cause God knows Id never sell my soul to rock n roll or rap Or wear those tight skinny jeans Cause you know Id rather sing my own songs Than be a puppet on a string Ill wear what I want to wear Im gonna sing what I wanna sing Heaven knows all I need Is my faith, my fans, my friends and my family Besides Id rather be an old fence post in Texas Than the king of Tennessee So I loaded up my old pickup truck And I drove back home to Amarillo Got a gig off old route 66 At this ballroom called The Armadillo And for the first thousand shows or so Not a soul showed up I thought about quitting every other day But I just kept on kicking that cup Yeah, I kept kicking that can surrounded by blood, sweat, and beers And wouldnt you know I became an overnight sensation In just over ten years And now Im packing out all the dance halls And the rodeos every night I got a pretty wife, a ranch, a band, a bus, a boat Id say Im doing alright And you know Id rather sing my own songs Than be a puppet on a string Ill wear what I want to wear Im gonna sing what I wanna sing Heaven knows all I need Is my faith, my fans, my friends and my family Besides Id rather be an old fence post in Texas Than the king of Tennessee Oh, how bout a little front porch picking, boys Well, wouldnt you know that old record man Showed up one night at this honky tonking bar After my show he said, Son, I believe you might be the next big country star He said, We like how you keep it raw We like how you keeping it real And I think you may just have what we all like to call commercial appeal Huh, aint that something Well, sir... Id rather sing my own songs Than be a puppet on a string Ill wear what I want to wear And Im gonna sing what I wanna sing Heaven knows all I need Is my faith, my fans, my friends and my family Besides Id rather be an old fence post in Texas Than the king of Tennessee God bless Tennessee But Id rather be just an old fence post in Texas Than sell my soul to rock n roll or rap Or wear those tight fitting skinny jeans
Now there you go givin that eye With your hand on my thigh You got me swervin all over the place You got me wantin and needin Youre the reason for my speedin And you know you cant blame it on the breaks Blame it on those baby blues For lookin like you do Blame it on your slow dancin, county road romancin Blame it on the moonlight shinin bright Tailgate kind of summer night Blame it on you for lovin me so true Girl you can blame it on your smile, your whisper, and your touch Blame it on your lips for kissin me so much Blame it on those baby blues But you cant blame me for lovin you Yeah when the sun goes down on the sleepy little town You turn my world into a country love song Take a good long look in the mirror Naw, it couldnt be any clearer And youll see what turns my radio on The way you love me Cant get enough of me Rain or shine, all the time, with all your heart and soul Ill be lookin in your eyes By the time the sunrise comes Shinin through your bedroom window No, no matter what you do Girl you cant blame me for lovin you You can blame it on those baby blues For lookin like you do
I was singing at the ol Broken Spoke I could have swore she came walking in Forgot the words to a song that I wrote Must be losing my mind once again Her daddy is a southern Baptist preacher I had to choose her or the bars where I sang Now when I call I cant seem to reach her Im gonna find her if its the last thing Chorus: So Ill drive all night long Till I find where we went wrong But theres no love in sight - Just those lonely Lubbock lights I was ready to give up the road As I turned onto her street But the silhouette there in her window Was of someone who once looked like me Id placed a price on her heart But someone else collected the bounty Now this lost soul dont know where to start I think Im lost somewhere in Hale County Chorus That west Texas wind grew colder As I left her further behind me Sometimes I stop and cry on the shoulder Cause every town I pass helps to remind me Chorus
Wed walk up and down the Concho River Wed find a soft place to watch the sun go down So was it me or was it what I could not give you She left me shattered, my life scattered all around Chorus: She said time would heal my broken heart And Id find a true companion for my soul You know she was right, we were wrong Nothing more than a pretty song About a boy who loved a girl In San Angelo Repeat Intro When Id close my eyes, I could hear her singing In the chapel where she said wed wed someday It rattled me so to hear them old church bells ringing Knowing well enough wed never love that way Repeat Chorus Looking back it was a blessing she broke my heart in two But if I had never lost her, baby Id have never found you Repeat Chorus About a boy who once loved a girl in San Angelo
Willies riding shotgun, Wayons sleepin in the back Billy Graham is preaching about Jesus Christ with the Man in Black Lennons talking politics, Dylans mumblin on his phone Ol Kristofferson says turn it up Merle thats a Tom Petty song Yeah No, Elvis aint dead, he just got tired of the velvet and the press Hes hangin out with Emmylou and Gram Parsons on a boat out in Key West And speaking of Memphis, the best blues band in town Plays every Tuesday night, Stevie Ray and Jimmy tune it up and burn it down Just like my heroes Im as free as the wind Singing those old songs just like they did back then Some are here and some are gone Old habits die hard and legends live on and on Somebody said they saw Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain At a little dive thirty miles outside the east side of LA Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper Are all hangin out at Night Hawks drinking whiskey with Eddie Hopper Just like my heroes Im as free as the wind Singing those old songs just like they did back then Some are here and some are gone Old habits die hard and legends live on and on and on Legends live on I had dream one night, one day I was at this South Texas cafe Playing 42 with Townes Van Zandt and Ernest Hemmingway We had Hank on the jukebox, burning that pipe tobacco slow My ol man chimed in and said Kids these days need to dig deeper to find their soul Can I get an amen? Dig deeper to find your soul Better pick up that shovel and get to work Just like my heroes Im as free as the wind Singing those old songs just like they did back then Some are here, some are gone Old habits die hard and legends live on and on Just like my heroes Im as free as the wind Singing those old songs just like they did back then Some are here and some are gone Old habits die hard and legends live on and on and on Legends live on Legends live on Legends live on and on and on Legends live on Legends live on Legends live on and on and on And on and on and on
Lets turn the world off, let’s turn the lights down low Lets turn on something sexy on the stereo Lets call room service, let’s order drinks for two Youre watching reruns in bed, meanwhile, Im watching you Girl, youre mine for the weekend So lay back and relax, Ill let you find your groove Mine, all mine, for the weekend So Im gonna take my sweet time to make my move Just like a soft, slow kiss, no need in rushing this Wanna learn your every want and need and curve and tenderness No rush to seal that deal cause well make time stand still And if it tries to fly away we’ll stop that clock until We’ve used it up right, girl, weve got all night So, don’t make any plans, Ive got nothing but you on my hands Yeah, yeah Wanna taste a fine wine, wanna taste those sweet red lips I wanna dance across your skin using my fingertips You know I know you, but I wanna know you more So put that Do Not Disturb sign outside on our door Girl, youre mine for the weekend So lay back and relax, Ill let you find your groove Mine, all mine, for the weekend So I’m gonna take my sweet time to make my move Just like a soft, slow kiss, no need in rushing this Wanna learn your every want and need and curve and tenderness No rush to seal that deal cause well make time stand still And if it tries to fly away well stop that clock until Weve used it up right, girl, weve got all night So, dont make any plans, Ive got nothing but you on my hands I can feel your body shaking Ive got nothing but you on my hands And all these memories were making Just like a soft, slow kiss, no need in rushing this Wanna learn your every want and need and curve and tenderness No rush to seal that deal cause well make time stand still And if it tries to fly away well stop that clock until Weve used it up right, girl, weve got all night So, dont make any plans, Ive got nothing but you on my hands Ive got nothing but you on my hands Ive got nothing but you on my hands
Here we go.... Youre too hard to handle Scandal after scandal You must think Im naive I dont want you to go But I need you to leave Its wild alibis and those outrageous lies You expect me to believe I dont want you to go But I need you to leave Well, Ive thought about it and Ive made up my mind Its time we call it quits You know you may be fun for Saturday night But the rest of the week is the pits Measure what we have between the good and the bad And theres just too much uncertainty I dont want you to go But I need you to leave Because you placed the blame on the pink champagne For dancin naked on New Years Eve I dont want you to go But I need you to leave Ill buy a one-way ticket to destination - you pick it Anywhere from Tulsa to Tel Aviv I dont want you to go But I need you to leave Well, Ive thought about it and Ive made up my mind Its time we call it quits You know you may be fun for Saturday night But the rest of the week is the pits Anytime youre nice, I cant help but think twice Theres always something up your sleeve I dont want you to go But I need you to leave I dont want you to go But I need you to leave Aw yeah....
Its a one stoplight red light, dont diss it Dont blink - if you do, you might miss it It dont look like much I know but This place has heart and soul Its where love was born and loved ones are buried A little church where we got married Living life like a black and white movie After all this time you still move me Years and years of tears and smiles Good memories go for miles Yeah I love this town No there aint a road we aint been down Yeah Im still here and youre still here beside me riding around Girl just like an old love song Playing on and on and on and on Well keep on going strong Tune out the world when it goes wrong Dont you know that everybody dreams about what we found A big love in a small town Its a mom and pop corner shop five and dimer My granddaddy bought my new old timer A six pack and a pack of smokes Peanut patties and cherry cokes They roll up those sidewalks at night But thats alright Yeah I love this town No there aint a road we aint been down Yeah Im still here and youre still here beside me riding around Girl just like an old love song Playing on and on and on and on Well keep on going strong Tune out the world when it goes wrong Dont you know that everybody dreams about what we found A big love in a small town Raising crops and raising kids Like our folks and their parents did Some say were behind the times Like thats a bad thing But baby thats a good thing Yeah I love this town No there aint a road we aint been down Yeah Im still here and youre still here beside me riding around Girl just like an old love song Playing on and on and on and on Well keep on going strong Tune out the world when it goes wrong Dont you know that everybody dreams about what we found Dont you know that everybody dreams about what we found A big love in a small town A big love in a small town A big love in a small town We got a big love, big love We got a big love, big love A big love in a small town
She was home all alone on a Saturday Night She was all dressed up, not a thing going on When this online dating infomercial caught her eye She laughed and thought to herself All the good ones are gone Still she jumped on the net, filled out her registration Well luckily gave her a age and occupation How much do you make what do you love to do Take care congratulations found the perfect match for you She thought oooh. last thing I need is another Pickup truck and some pickup line oooh. from some wannabe cowboy Wasting my time with red roses and wine I love fast cars, slow kisses, John Wayne movies And I dont mind dancing, I wanna fall in love Wanna waltz across Texas, looking for a good ole fashion romance Now at the very same time, on the other side of town His busted up broken heart, was lookin for a rebound And that online dating infomercial caught his eye He had nothing to lose so he gave it a try He thought ooh. last thing I need is another pretty girl Who just wants to have fun oooh. but when he read what she wrote That is when he said to himself, this ones the one I love fast cars slow kisses, John Wayne movies And I dont mind dancing, I wanna fall in love Wanna waltz across Texas, Im looking for a good ole fashion romance Oooh. some find true love in a bar, in a church love will find you Where ever your at, they struck a match made in heaven Who wouldnt want to find something like that They loved fast cars slow kisses, John Wayne movies And they dont mind dancing, they walk down the isle Then they waltz across Texas, finally found a good ole fashion romance Good ole country fashion romance, fast cars slow months
We were just ten years old when we bonded for life In that Maple tree, you and me, and my old timer knife The trade we made with the blade sealed a deal like no others Yeah, it hurt like hell but not a teardrop fell We were blood brothers Same soul with a different shade of skin Blood is thicker than water We were thick as thieves through the thick and thin Growing up in a world calling us different colors But it was more than black and white Wish everyone would act like blood brothers Remember when you busted up my lip and I dotted your right eye? I liked your sister, so I kissed her behind the bleachers in junior high Man you were red hot mad, we got suspended from school And we spend the rest of the day fishing our problems away Cause we were blood brothers Same soul with a different shade of skin Blood is thicker than water We were thick as thieves through the thick and thin Growing up in a world calling us different colors But it was more than black and white Wish everyone would act like blood brothers Blood brothers When we learn to look through His eyes in heaven above Well see with all hate and heartache theres nothing stronger than love When we learn to look through His eyes in heaven above Well see with all hate and heartache theres nothing stronger than love We were blood brothers Same soul with a different shade of skin Blood is thicker than water We were thick as thieves through the thick and thin Growing up in a world calling us different colors But it was more than black and white Wish everyone would act like blood brothers Same soul with a different shade of skin Blood is thicker than water We were thick as thieves through the thick and thin Growing up in a world calling us different colors But it was more than black and white Wish everyone would act like blood brothers Blood brothers Blood brothers
No, there aint nothin like a summer on a Saturday night Love is in the air and life is right Put on your dancin boots, slip your red dress on And Ill pour the wine and play your favorite song I wanna swing you round the kitchen floor And leave a trail of clothes all the way through the bedroom door I turn out the porch light I want to take you home tonight I wanna feel your heartbeat next to mine I wanna feel your desire, then take you higher Then those stars up in the moon light sky Were gonna fly, were gonna fly I dont wanna leave this house I wanna take you home Dont wanna leave this house I wanna take you home tonight No, there aint nothin like a Sunday mornin sunrise When you wake me with your sweet surprise Theres no kids around, its been a while Since Ive seen that come an get me smile No, we dont have to go to Mexico To find some getaway somewhere along the coast Cause right here is just right Im gonna take you home tonight I wanna feel your heartbeat next to mine I wanna feel your desire, then take you higher Then those stars up in the moon light sky Were gonna fly, were gonna fly I dont wanna leave this house I wanna take you home Dont wanna leave this house I wanna take you home tonight I wanna feel your heartbeat next to mine I wanna feel your desire, then take you higher Then those stars up in the moon light sky Were gonna fly, were gonna fly I dont wanna leave this house I wanna take you home Dont wanna leave this house I wanna take you home Dont wanna leave this house I wanna take you home tonight Take you home tonight Take you home tonight
Born and raised in oklahoma the young man moved to tennessee He started runnin with the devil chasin that honky tonkers dream Well at some dive out on lifes highway headed southbound She was sent from up above and her true love turned his world around Chorus: God bless angels and pray for outlaws To find a new found love for their lost cause Lord knows she loved him despite all his flaws And he loved her cause she made him wanna be A better man No there werent no halo above her beautiful brown hair No he never saw her wings he always knew that they were there Lord she had this way of knowin when he needed her the most Its like she had some kind of connection with the father son And the holy ghost Repeat chorus Lord know it wasnt cold as hell Like everybody thought it would be Lord it was actually a beautiful july morning When he and that preacher man came walkin Up out of that tree Repeat chorus He loved her cause she made him wanna be A better man And he was
Bluebonnets down a long stretch of hill country highway Windows down, radio up, ride shotgun next to you You were smoking Camel Lights behind the wheel I can still hear you say Three hundred thousand miles you cant beat an ol beat up Chevrolet Well Grannys in the kitchen, smell of fried chicken frying Shes cooking in her apron singing along with Patsy Cline Playing ball in the front yard, little sister runs in crying She climbs up in her arms, I hear her laughing through the old screen door They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like you anymore They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like you anymore Well the days have changed since the golden days in some ways weve come so far But I never dreamed wed trade the American Dream for a fancy foreign car Have we sold our souls to save a buck traded hard work for dumb luck And those old country songs are sounding better than ever before They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like you anymore Now they dont make em like they used to They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like you anymore So you live the kind of life so long after youre long gone Youll always be there in their hearts and your love light will shine on And someday theyll sit around down at John Ts Country Store Theyll be laughing over stories you told a thousand times before, saying Say it, they dont make em like you anymore They dont make em like you anymore They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like you anymore They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like you anymore Well no news is good news, tell me whose news really tells the truth The death toll rises high as gas prices shoot straight through the roof Meanwhile politicians preach while some preachers politic Well we need is lots of love, yeah, lots of love might do the trick Instead we criticize, we glamorize whos right or wrong, whos left or right Missing out on so many beautiful colors fighting over whats black and white Weve gotta forgive, gotta learn to live together, make the world a better place And just maybe someday somebody somewhere will look back on today Look back on us and say They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like they used to They dont make em like you anymore
He wanted someone who loves the land as much as he does Someone who knows the blessin of a good hard rain Somebody simple and strong that he knows he can count on Soft as the wind, youre bold enough to bless his name Thats why God loves cowboys, I believe theres a place in his heart Cause when the herd needs tendin, the fences needs mendin He knows theyll work hard, on his great big ranch called life Cause they love and take care of all its creations From the horses they ride to those broken hearted honky tonk angels Oooooh Thats why God loves cowboys He knew they need room and freedom So he gave em Texas and those big Montana skies He was there when he heard those prayers coming from shying Right beside that young man on his last ride Thats why God loves cowboys, I believe theres a place in his heart Cause when the herd needs tendin and the fences needs mendin He knows theyll work hard, on his great big ranch called life Cause they love and take care of all its creations From the horses they ride to those broken hearted honky tonk angels Ooooooh Thats why God loved cowboys Ooh those cold nights get lonely He needs more then just a good fire keeping him warm Ooh theres nothing more holy Than a love of a woman weather life storm Thats why God loves cowgirls, I believe theres a place in his heart Cause when the herd needs tendin and the fences needs mendin He knows theyll work hard, on his great big ranch called life Cause they love and take care of all its creations From the horses they ride to those broken hearted honky tonk heros Ooooooh Thats why God loves cowgirls Ooooooh Thats why God loves cowboys
One, two, three, four We all got troubles, we all got pain Everybodys got their own versions of cocaine Nobodys perfect like a thorn on a rose Ive got a closet full of skeletons underneath my clothes Long overdue for confessing my confession Im the hypocrite poster-boy, perfected imperfection Take your heart out on the highway When you hit the road again Youre always treating every stranger That you meet like an old friend No, life doesnt have a rewind so dont live it with regret And you better watch out where you flick your cigarette So dont be starting fires unless youre getting cold Mix it up with wine and music and a loved one to hold I dont throw stones, dont want no one throwin em back So save yourself the trouble and go cut the world some slack You take your heart out on the highway When you hit the road again Youre always treating every stranger That you meet like an old friend Just like an old friend We all got troubles, we all got pain Everybodys got their own versions of cocaine Left wing or right wing, it takes both wings for flight Cant you hear the children singing? Red and yellow, black and white So stop your fightin, start unitin, sing along I think wed all agree we love a Tom Petty song You take your heart out on the highway When you hit the road again Youre always treating every stranger That you meet like an old friend You take your heart out on the highway When you hit the road again Youre always treating every stranger That you meet like an old friend Just like an old friend Just like an old friend Treating every stranger Just like an old friend
Well this southern wind sings to me Like a shiner band parade Like an old flipped over six string For some lefty they call Cobain And the man in black right down to his shoes Fell in love with June And the roaring of the inmates As he sang Cocaine Blues Where did they go, I know where to You think they knew or had no clue You think I told them boys Youve done everything I needed you to do You think they had done something wrong, they even wrote it in their songs You think they thought it took too long for them to pay their dues When their work was through And two birds fell down in Tennessee Patsy Cline and Mr. Reeves And Four Walls still plays at the Broken Spoke Where Bob Wills is still the king And the fire flies high from the strat guitar lyin down in Jimis knees And its put out by a Texas Flood as Mr. Vaughan begins to sing Where did they go, I know where to You think they knew or had no clue You think I told them boys Youve done everything I needed you to do You think they had done something wrong, they even wrote it in their songs You think they thought it took too long for them to pay their dues When their work was through Where did they go, I know where to You think they knew or had no clue You think I told them boys Youve done everything I needed you to do You think they had done something wrong, they even wrote it in their songs You think they thought it took too long for them to pay their dues When their work was through
I know a thing or two about love But theres no doubt that I dont know three I know well, how it comes to an end Like when you walked out on ol Bandit and me And Id be lonely again If for not my best friend By my side when it all falls apart Time after time Ive been burned But all from love that Ive learned Is a dog will never break your heart One time she ran away from home I drove around calling her name When I came back she was on the porch swing Wagging her tail with a smile on hеr face And Id be lonely again If for not my bеst friend By my side when it all falls apart Time after time Ive been burned But all from love that Ive learned Is a dog will never break your heart And they say that opposites attract But truth be told, we never cared for your cat I just called to tell you the news And Ill try my best this time not to cry But old Bandit shes not doing well Thought maybe youd like to tell her one last goodbye And Id be lonely again If for not my best friend By my side when it all falls apart Time after time Ive been burned But all from love that Ive learned Is a dog will never break your heart A dog will never break your heart Who says a dog will never break your heart?
If it was just another night like so many nights before Just Another dance, another time around the floor Just another Heart, youd break and leave behind Tell me why Youre still awake and that girl is still on your mind Cause shes not just another pretty face This time youre in it for more than just the chase Your hearts against the wall, you thought you seen em all But shes not just another pretty face You thought your heart was ten feet tall and bullet proof Till A girl only five foot three shot you with the cold hard truth All your friends might say, youre way in over your Head But deep down their just jealous its not them Instead Youve gone hungry, saving for that Diamond ring I never thought youd see the day Youd get down on a knee Cause shes Not just another pretty face This time youre in it For more than just the chase Your hearts against the wall You thought you seen em all But shes not just Another pretty face
Yeah, these old boots have roots Just like my last name, I swear I will never bring it shame Yeah, these old boots have roots When the winds are bitter cold, I know this love of ours will hold These old boots have roots So I march to the beat of my heart pounding like a drum Let em run me down, but Ill stand my ground No, I wont forsake or forget where I come from I swear Ill never break your heart, only wanna make you smile These old boots want nothing more than to walk you down the aisle These old boots have roots Yeah, these old boots have roots They told the mark to walk the line, girl, only you can make them shine Yeah, these old boots have roots Theyre tested, tried and true, walking side by side by you These old boots have roots So I march to the beat of my heart pounding like a drum Let em run me down, but Ill stand my ground No I wont forsake or forget where I come from I swear Ill never break your heart, only wanna make you smile These old boots want nothing more than to walk you down the aisle These old boots have roots Yeah, these old boots have roots They haul a heavy load, down a long and winding road Yeah these old boots have roots Strong as a live oak tree, someday you can bury me in These old boots So I march to the beat of my heart pounding like a drum Let em run me down, but Ill stand my ground No I wont forsake or forget where I come from I swear Ill never break your heart, only wanna make you smile These old boots want nothing more than to walk you down the aisle Ill never bend for a dream, God knows Ill never trade them in For some shallow hearted soul bouncing back and forth again Yeah, these old boots have roots Yeah, these old boots have roots Baby. these old boots have roots
By that look on your face I know you know whats on my mind Honey its really half your fault Standing there looking that fine I swear i cant believe my eyes You look so good it almost hurts Wearing nothing but a smile And one of my old favorite sweatshirts Chorus: If youre wanting a reaction Girl Im fixing to ignite You say it takes two to tango So put on your dancin shoes tonight Theres still that magic when we touch Just like i felt the very first time And i have to pinch myself cause I still cant believe youre mine Lord knows im blessed to be the man Who gets to sweep you off your feet When it comes to loving you You know i never miss a beat Chorus Theres a full moon shining and Baby were both fixing to find What you get when you mix Soft kisses with a little red wine Chorus
Ive had one of those days Good for nothing kind of days Ive had hard luck, bad luck and no luck at all Girl I need you to be my soft place to fall So lay your pretty head on my side of the bed I turn it on and on When I turn off those bedroom lights Say you want me to stay Kiss my worries away Far away Ive had one of those days Before nothing kind of days Baby I need one of your nights I want to hold you tight Fine wine and candle lights Ive had red lights, bar fights Bright lights blinding me Girl I need your touch to set me free Girl we got that kind of romance One that will dance without even touching the ground Remember that night on your street I said Id sweep you of your feet Well forever is forever And Ill never gonna let you down Never ever gonna let you down So lay your pretty head on my side of the bed I turn it on and on When I turn off those bedroom lights Say you want me to stay Kiss my worries away Far away Ive had one of those days Before nothing kind of days Baby I need one of your nights One of your nights Ive had one of those days Good for nothing kind of days
You know love shouldnt be so complicated We both know theres only two sides to a wall But pride can be ten foot thick and twenty foot high I think its time that we bring in that wrecking ball Ive got a blanket and a bottle of wine Lets strip it down and see what we might find Oh my my be my girl tonight Ive got a heartache and youve got yours Let it all fall on our bedroom floor Oh my my be my girl tonight And some say love is way overrated But I wonder did they think that way back when I remember our first night we held on tight The world was sweet and simple, lets go back there again Ive got a blanket and a bottle of wine Lets strip it down and see what we might find Oh my my be my girl tonight Ive got a heartache and youve got yours Let it all fall on our bedroom floor Oh my my be my girl tonight No were not gonna sleep til we get this right We can straighten those picture frames come morning light Be my girl tonight Ive got a blanket and a bottle of wine Lets strip it down and see what we might find Oh my my be my girl tonight Ive got a heartache and youve got yours Let it all fall on our bedroom floor Oh my my be my girl tonight Oh my my be my girl tonight Oh my my wont you be my girl Oh my my be my girl
Don’t you know life is kinda crazy, what are the chances that I’d see you here. I think about you round this time every Year. Racin down this Texas highway, chasing after dreams of love, I thought I had it all. Dancing with you down at Gruene Hall. I smile when I think about You and me in the cab of that ol pickup truck, our first kiss my foot slipped off the clutch, bit my lip and laughed out Loud and your still laughin now. I loved you so much, both believing in promises we couldn’t keep. Havin way too much fun And too little sleep. Once upon a time you were my world, but you’ll always be my Summertime Girl Our little town was lazy, there wasn’t much to do to pass the time, so we got bored and stole that county road sign. Just Like you did with my heart, you stole it away and tore it apart, left it shot full of holes, girl I guess that’s the way it Goes, Lord knows we had a good run You and me in the cab of that ol pickup truck, our first kiss my foot slipped off the clutch, bit my lip and laughed out Loud and your still laughin now. I loved you so much, both believing in promises we couldn’t keep. Havin way too much fun And too little sleep. Once upon a time you were my world, but you’ll always be my Summertime Girl I thought my heart would stop, yeah I thought my life would end, when you said goodbye, to my surprise, the sun came up Again. And when those bluebonnets bloom, it reminds me of you down on that riverwalk. On that forth of July let those Fireworks fly. With willie and the boys, Down in Luckenbach You and me in the cab of that ol pickup truck, our first kiss my foot slipped off the clutch, bit my lip and laughed out Loud and your still laughin now. I loved you so much, both believing in promises we couldn’t keep. Havin way too much fun And too little sleep. Once upon a time you were my world, but you’ll always be my Summertime Girl You’ll always be my Summertime Girl
Saw you early this mornin Sleepin all dressed in white For a moment, I thought you were an angel Come to take me home alive You woke up and you caught me starin Smiled and said Hey cut it out I said that I must be crazy I said crazy bout you and I kissed you on the mouth And if I am truly crazy Dont you know I like my life that way? And if Im really goin on out of my mind Wont you hop on board, and make your getaway? I took a walk on down the seashore I saw a poor man pickin up some cans I saw a little boy had some saltwater in his eyes Reachin out for his mamas hand And I watched a stranger give that man a dollar Watched the mama wipe the tears from the little boys eyes And then I stared up into the heavens Said Oh my God, Im glad that Im alive Glad that Im alive If I am truly crazy Dont you know I like my life that way? And if Im really goin on out of my mind Wont you hop on board, and make your getaway? Wake up in the mornin and turn all the lights on Turn em out at night so that we can hide Sometimes I sleep with all the lights on Yeah, it helps me to appreciate the night I hear people talkin about life all the time How they remember times so sad Dont you think life would be awful boring If the good times were all that we had? If I am truly crazy Dont you know I like my life that way? And if Im really goin on out of my mind Wont you hop on board, and make your getaway? If I am truly crazy Dont you know I like my life that way? And if Im really goin on out of my mind Wont you hop on board, and make your getaway? Baby hop on board, and make your getaway Getaway Getaway Getaway
Girl, I cant take this, Ill help you shake this tonight Well set the whole thing afire, let me know if I can bum you a light Yeah, that candles out of rope, theres no flicker of hope So flip that Zippo, watch a bad thing go up in smoke Burn up those memories and unforgettable regrets Like smoking Marlboro cigarettes And now were gonna burn em down I feel you bouncing back Youre rising up out of those ashes If heartaches were striking matches Girl, were gonna burn em down Ill strike a match, you light em up Tonight, well burn em down No more midnight I miss you, hook up and kiss you call Cause when those smoke rings are gone Hes gonna blame it on the alcohol Yeah, that candles out of rope, theres no flicker of hope So flip that Zippo, watch a bad thing go up in smoke Burn up those memories and unforgettable regrets Like smoking Marlboro cigarettes And now were gonna burn em down I feel you bouncing back Youre rising up out of those ashes If heartaches were striking matches Girl, were gonna burn em down Ill strike a match, you light em up Tonight, well burn em down Girl, I cant take this, Ill help you shake this tonight What goes around comes around, back around Burn em down Burn up those memories and unforgettable regrets Like smoking Marlboro cigarettes And now were gonna burn em down I feel you bouncing back Youre rising up out of those ashes If heartaches were striking matches Girl, were gonna burn em down Burn up those memories and unforgettable regrets Like smoking Marlboro cigarettes And now were gonna burn em down I feel you bouncing back Youre rising up out of those ashes If heartaches were striking matches Girl, were gonna burn em down Ill strike a match, you light em up Tonight, well burn em down Ill strike a match, you light em up Tonight, well burn em down
We pull into town, try to find the fairgrounds Park this Cadillac out back, behind the loading chutes Finally made the big show, traveling with the rodeo Im one of the boys that make sure nobody pays with their Life aint easy for a joker like me Ive got a smile painted on my face Its only make believe Shes got me where she wants me Got me blinking when they cover the gate Im afraid someones gonna get hurt Cause Im not thinking straight Im in love with the rodeo queen A clown in love with the rodeo queen Every night the crowd goes wild when they see her riding Shining like a diamond, she dont even know my name I try to turn my feelings off before they load the roughstock Gotta get my stuff together, take a shot and forget How much time stands still when the bull starts spinning When the bull starts spinning When the bull starts spinning And baby bye, Ill tell you right I might work up the nerve to tell her right I aint just some fool in a barrel no Theres a real heart beating underneath my Over-sized wranglers, yellow suspenders I might look like it but I aint a pretender No no I gotta tell her, gotta tell her Gotta tell her that Shes got me where she wants me Got me blinking when they cover the gate Im afraid someones gonna get hurt Cause Im not thinking straight Shes got me where she wants me Got me blinking when they cover the gate Im afraid someones gonna get hurt Cause Im not thinking straight Im in love with the rodeo queen A clown in love with the rodeo queen
Hey honey so what we had a little fight We both said some things that we didnt mean last night Yeah we should of kissed and made up instead of giving up And getting up on the wrong side of the bed And lord knows that im an early riser And with this new day he sent me a reminder Just as sure as the sun keeps risin True love is true and it knows no compromisin Chorus: So what part of i love you dont you understand Maybe you should take a wiff in that old big red coffee can And if you still cant see youre the one and only one for me And always will be heres a kiss and a cup Sweetheart wake up and smell the coffee Lookin right here at the front page of this mornins paper Just bad news and headlines of hatred and anger This old cruel world theyll try to bring it to the ground But ill be danged if its gonna keep on keepin the good luck down Repeat chorus Honey aint that just like a woman Makin somethin out of nothin at all Then again aint that just like a man Acting bullet proof and ten foot tall Repeat chorus Heres a kiss and a cup Sweetheart wake up Heres a kiss and a cup No i wont give up Heres a kiss and a cup Sweetheart wake up And smell the coffee
I still think about us In the rush that we felt With the rag top down and the radio blasting You were riding shot gun In nothing but a bikini and a seat belt Looking better than the law should have been allowing We hit the corners going 90 Lovin blindly fallin Head over heels over you Every feeling that we felt Was a feeling that felt brand new And you looked just like an angel With that cross on your necklace You were young, i was wild, we were reckless Wed drive on down to the river Burnin up those hot summer nights Laughin at the cowboys getting crazy Pickin fights It wasnt funny When that deputy, caught you and me Steaming up those windows And how your daddy never found out about it Honey, heaven only knows Chorus I looked into your eyes and I Promised you forever I believed it with all my heart I just didnt know any better Gettin over you took years Aww despite those tears I cried Id do it all over again All for the thrill of the ride Chorus Young, wild, and reckless
Young man on the side of the road. Lost and beat up with nowhere to go. Smells like a hangover from days ago, but he does What he can to survive. Single mom with a dead end job. 90 hour week just to keep what she’s got. But the bills add up And now she’s caught. She does what she can to survive. Well, let me say that love won’t take away the pain. But don’t be Afraid cause it will never walk away If your scared that you don’t matter. If your lost and need to be found. If your lookin’ for a savior. All you gotta do Is turn around Some turn to a bottle. Some turn to a drug. Some turn to another’s arms, but it seems like it’s never enough. Well, I Won’t say that you will never fail again. But, there is grace to wash away your every sin If your scared that you don’t matter. If your lost and need to be found. If your lookin’ for a savior. All you gotta do Is turn around. All you gotta do is turn around Turn around You don’t have to take the broken road. You can turn around and come back home You don’t have to take the broken road. You can turn around and come back home If your scared that you don’t matter. If your lost and need to be found. If your lookin’ for a savior. All you gotta do Is turn around No one listens to you anymore. Any your heart has broken down. You don’t need to move. Love has come to you. All you Gotta do is turn around All you gotta do is turn around
Not that I already obtained all this Or have already been made perfect But I press on to take hold of That which Christ Jesus took hold of me Brothers I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it But one thing I do Forgetting what is behind and striving for what is ahead I press on towards the goal to win the prize For which God has called me heavenward In Christ Jesus
I held the keys to that Chevrolet And you held the keys to my heart Id throw a fit, hit the dash Get out and kick the tire When that old piece of junk wouldnt start Itd be smoking good Im slam down the hood Just to see you laughing at me On the other side of a dirty windshield Lookin as pretty as you could be We sure saw a lot of miles Never even crossed that county line I wouldve bet the farm, given my right arm So youd always be mine Did we crash and burn or make a wrong turn Or run out of gasoline? I lost you around 3rd gear and 17 In the blink of an eye high school flew by You went your way and I went mine But we swore wed make it Our love could take it 400 miles could stand the test of time Well I left that fall to play college ball But my dreams would all come to an end Cause you know the big leagues never called And you went and fell in love with him We sure saw a lot of miles Never even crossed that county line I wouldve bet the farm, given my right arm So youd always be mine Did we crash and burn or make a wrong turn Or run out of gasoline? I lost you around 3rd gear and 17 Memories flash through my mind like old faded photographs I still think about you in that red Malibu And I just cant help but laugh We sure saw a lot of miles Never even crossed that county line I wouldve bet the farm, given my right arm So youd always be mine Did we crash and burn or make a wrong turn Or run out of gasoline? I lost you around 3rd gear and 17 Love broke down around 3rd gear and 17 I lost you around 3rd gear and
Theres a memory that rings clear as a bell I was bouncing like a bull rider on his knee I sure miss those old stories that hed tell From a hobo on a freight train To a sailor out at sea My granny says that Ive got his smile Hes the reason I take pride in my last name No he never made the headlines Nobody sings his song So for every unsung hero Im singing this today So raise your bottle to the boys and lets remember All the fallen and the price they had to pay Hold them up high and salute all the ones that made it back And for the ones away from home, dont forget to pray Grandpa could sing you every Hank Williams song But its Amazing Grace that brought him back around Hed shed a tear talking about the day That German gunner shot his best friend down My daddy fought a war some say in vain He came home in a wheel chair, and he walks with a cane Seems like every generation has to pay the cost I think about my family And the good friends that weve lost From Normandy to Korea, to Khe Sanh, Vietnam Heartaches streach from coast to coast From Bunker Hill to Fallujah, Gettysburg, to Japan Everyone whos ever served or lost someone Lets make a toast
River’s strong, you can’t swim inside it We could string some lights up the hill beside it Tonight the moon’s so bright you could drive with your headlight’s out Cause a little bit of summer’s what the whole year’s all about Girl you look fine, fine fine, put your feet up next to mine We can watch that water line get higher and higher Say, say, say ain’t this been some kind of day You and me been catchin’ on like a wildfire Don’t get up just to get another you can drink from mine We can’t leave each other We can dance with the dead, you can rest your head on my shoulder If you wanna get older with me Cause a little bit of summer makes a lot of history Girl you look fine, fine fine, put your feet up next to mine We can watch that water line get higher and higher Say, say, say ain’t this been some kind of day You and me been catchin’ on like a wildfire Girl you look fine, fine fine, put your feet up next to mine We can watch that water line get higher and higher Say, say, say ain’t this been some kind of day You and me been catchin’ on like a wildfire Girl you look fine, fine fine, put your feet up next to mine We can watch that water line get higher and higher Say, say, say ain’t this been some kind of day You and me been catchin’ on like a wildfire Ba-da-ba-da-da, Ba-da-ba-da-da, Ba-da-ba-da-da Ba-da-ba-da-da, Ba-da-ba-da-da, Ba-da-ba-da-da Ba-da-ba-da-da, Ba-da-ba-da-da, Ba-da-ba-da-da
First kiss I thought I died and gone to heaven In the parking lot of that old 7/11 I filled up a truck I went in to pay when I walked out She was with him smilin as she drove away I know thats gonna leave a mark Just like a tattoo on my heart My little brunette wrecking ball with a sexy southern drawl Its gonna tear my world apart And I know just like a moth drawn to a flame Ill come runnin when she whispers my name And like a tattoo on my heart I know thats gonna leave a mark If you play with fire youre bound to get burned You would think by now that I wouldve learned But shes lookin so hot, so what can I say My mama said dont but I did it anywayyy I know thats gonna leave a mark Just like a tattoo on my heart My little brunette wrecking ball with a sexy southern drawl Its gonna tear my world apart And I know just like a moth drawn to a flame Ill come runnin when she whispers my name And like a tattoo on my heart I know thats gonna leave a mark Aww tug on them heart strings now I wish you didnt look so dang good I wish you wouldnt smile at me that way if theres any Its a lot shinnin brighter than the sun Like a sock from above tellin me to run awayyy I know thats gonna leave a mark Just like a tattoo on my heart My little brunette wrecking ball with a sexy southern drawl Its gonna tear my world apart And I know just like a moth drawn to a flame Ill come runnin when she whispers my name And like a tattoo on my heart I know thats gonna leave a mark And like a tattoo on my heart I know shes gonna leave a mark
Sunday afternoon church potluck George Jones blaring from my grandpas truck Grannys fried chicken and her sweet tea Now thats a bittersweet memory The old tire swing where my little boys play Well, that was me only yesterday Doing double back flips off the branch in the tank Kissing on you and fishing from the bank Weve had some good times, got through the bad times The sound of laughter always covers up the sad times Strong as an oak, solid as a hickory Thats a love made in the shade of our family tree Passed down from my granny and my grandpa Mom and daddy kept it safe, kept it sturdy and tall Summers were hot, winters were long But our roots were deep and our faith was strong Now some are gone, and some are all grown You and me, baby, branched out on our own With every sunset comes another sunrise I can see my daddy in our little boys eyes Lost love once throughout the years Remember their smiles and dry those tears Cause theyll live on in your heart and mine So let love grow like a country vine Weve had some good times, got through the bad times The sound of laughter always covers up the sad times Strong as an oak, solid as a hickory Thats a love made in the shade of our family tree Made in the shade of our family tree Sunday afternoon church potluck George Jones blaring from my grandpas truck A family that prays together Is a family that stays together Love the Lord thy God and Savior With all your heart and love thy neighbor A family that prays together Is a family that stays together Love the Lord thy God and Savior With all your heart and love thy neighbor
Hold tight with a leather fist. Watch out when he starts to twist. It’s what the daddys used to tell them boys how to Ride them bulls. Got a jingle in my jeans, sore places in between. And I’m leavin’ old Abilene with a push and a pull 10-4 buddy come on back. A horse trailer on a Cadillac. Yeah we’re talking to the cowboy in the coupe deville Chug-a-luggin’ up one side, slidin’ down the other. Well, I’m a lover of the other side of the hill Turn up that radio. Don’t wanna think about a rodeo. Don’t wanna think about a round-up up ol’ Cheyenne. ‘Cause it’s a Crazy circuit. Aww but still ya work it. Turn down that sound boys let’s get up and check the scan 10-4 buddy come on back. A horse trailer on a Cadillac. Yeah we’re talking to the cowboy in the coupe deville Chug-a-luggin’ up one side, slidin’ down the other. Hey, I’m a lover of the other side of the hill Bandanna hangin’ on my mirror. Still wet from ear to ear. Well, I guess its true then what the wise men say. When you Ride your last one, make sure he’s a fast one. And jump while he’s movin’. Tip your hat boys and walk away 10-4 buddy come on back. A horse trailer on a Cadillac. Yeah we’re talking to the cowboy in the coupe deville Chug-a-luggin’ up one side, slidin’ down the other. Hey, I’m a lover of the other side of the hill 10-4 buddy come on back. A horse trailer on a Cadillac. Yeah we’re talking to the cowboy in the coupe deville Chug-a-luggin’ up one side, slidin’ down the other. Hey, I’m a lover of the other side of the hill Hey, I’m a lover of the other side of the hill
I say Hey yall, look at me! Im the name of the game and they call me Country Cause I can rattle that buck, hook a big cat My girl is skinny but my rhymes are phat Im a gun-totin big mouth bass boatin And my granny likes a chew and chaw Ive been saved from sin, can I get an amen And then can I get a Hey, yall!? You know I got a jacked up pickup truck With mud flaps and a 4-wheel drive I got it decked out like a Country pimp Ill even let you twirl my fuzzy dice Cause Im a blue collar redneck Crazy white boy from the south And if you see any folk got a problem with that Sweet Potato Pie shut your mouth! I say Hey yall, look at me! Im the name of the game and they call me Country Cause I can rattle that buck, hook a big cat My girl is skinny but my rhymes are phat Im a gun-totin big mouth bass boatin And my granny likes a chew and chaw Ive been saved from sin, can I get an amen And then can I get a Hey, yall!? If you like Lynyrd Skynyrd on the radio Let me know and Ill sing you Free Bird I like Johnny Cash Grand Master Flash Im name droppin like you never heard I wont try it unless you fry it Put the Crisco in the pan I love fresh fried red hot hush puppies I got gravy running down my chin I say Hey yall, look at me! Im the name of the game and they call me Country Cause I can rattle that buck, hook a big cat My girl is skinny but my rhymes are phat Im a gun-totin big mouth bass boatin And my granny likes a chew and chaw Ive been saved from sin, can I get an amen And then can I get a Hey, yall!? Now all these hot senoritas want to ride with me I got em crawling up the side of my GMC Country Boys got my back Country Girls on my hook My 30-30 shined up and she lookin good An someone flyin on my redneck roots Knocking my gold belt buckle and my snake skin boots But Im in it to win it so place your bets And tell the whole world that Im the Honky Tonk Kid I say Hey yall, look at me! Im the name of the game and they call me Country Cause I can rattle that buck, hook a big cat My girl is skinny but my rhymes are phat Im a gun-totin big mouth bass boatin And my granny likes a chew and chaw Ive been saved from sin, can I get an amen And then can I get a Hey, yall!?
I sat down at a park bench watching my children play When this old timer took a seat he said hello hows your day Said to tell you the truth I shouldnt be here doing this Between the headlines and deadlines Ive got no time to reminisce Thats when he said sounds like youre a busy man son that aint front page news He said once upon a time I was wearing your brand of boots so listen up Ive gone the wrong way Ive learn the hard way Babys crawls then they walk before you know it There driven away As your staring at the tail lights you can feel life passing you by It goes zero to sixty in the blink of the eye He took a picture from his wallet that he carried threw out the war Of the beautiful brunet he married in 1944 My angel flew way its almost been five years And he told me her name then he wiped away his tear Then he said take a look at your little girl Enjoy that little girl smile Because on day your gonna turn around youll be walking her down the isle So count your many blessing and love with all your heart and hold on tight You better cherish every morning and hit your knees every night So I said lord Ive gone the wrong way Ive learned the hard way We live we die the years fly by like white lines on the high way Slow me down and make me see The kind of man I need to be Zero to sixty lives goes zero to sixty the old man said Ive gone the wrong way Ive learn the hard way Baby crawls then they walk before you know it There driven away As your staring at the tail lights you can feel life passing you by It goes zero to sixty in the blink of the eye…. in the blink of the eye
Just like that neon sign, Im buzzing Just like that full moon, Im so high No, its not what you think, its not from the drink Its not from something Im smoking Makes me feel like I can fly When youre in these arms of mine Im up on cloud nine On the dance floor floating around And I cant keep my boots on the ground I never want this night to end You got me three sheets to the wind Like a record were spinning around And I cant keep my boots on the ground When I fall and hit rock bottom When my star comes crashing to the ground My soft place to land, my steady right hand You make it all good, you make me feel like a man You lift me up, you never let me down Lord knows that you never let me down When youre in these arms of mine Im up on cloud nine On the dance floor floating around And I cant keep my boots on the ground I never want this night to end You got me three sheets to the wind Like a record were spinning around And I cant keep my boots on the ground Yeah, all my dreams come true Come morning light waking up next to you, right next to you Soft candle light, California red I cant keep my boots on the ground tonight when theyre underneath your bed, baby When youre in these arms of mine Im up on cloud nine On the dance floor floating around And I cant keep my boots on the ground I never want this night to end You got me three sheets to the wind Like a record were spinning around And I cant keep my boots on the ground Yeah, youre looking so fine, you got me up on cloud nine Yeah, baby, I cant keep my boots on the ground Come on kiss me and then, kiss me again and again Yeah, baby, I cant keep my boots on the ground
I dont know how to explain it But I know the words will hardly do Miracles, signs, and wonders arent enough for me to prove to you But dont you know Ive always loved you? Even before there was time And though you turn away, I tell you still Dont you know Ive always loved you? And I always will Greater love has not a man than the one who gives his life to prove That he would do anything And thats what Im gonna do for you But dont you know Ive always loved you? Even before there was time And though you turn away, I tell you still Dont you know Ive always loved you? And I always will But dont you know Ive always loved you? Even before there was time And though you turn away, I tell you still Dont you know Ive always loved you? Dont you know Ive always loved you? Even before there was time And though you turn away, I tell you still Dont you know Ive always loved you? And I always will
Deep in the mountain of Harlan County Employed by the Cumberland coal company The pay is short, the days are long But our labor union laws are coming on strong So I drink this whiskey for my throat Wear my hard hat and weathered coat Early every morning I stand in line Waiting to work these Kentucky coal mines We enter the shaft around five thirty With two dozen hands, cold, callused and dirty Well dig through a million tons of rock and clay And well still be digging at the end of the day Down on our knees we confess our sins And pray that the roof above dont cave in So bless our hearts and save or souls And the air we breathe down in the devils hole Just last week when the the ceiling fell The explosion trapped us in the depths of hell The weight of the earth took poor Tuckers life Leaving behind a hungry baby and wife We dug out with our shovels and picks But soon enough the black lung disease will make us sick So bless our hearts and save or souls And the air we breathe down in the devils hole I work deep in the mountains of eastern Kentucky I know if I leave Harlan alive Ill be more than lucky Wish I could go to Texas and plant some cottonseed But moving takes money and Ive got three mouths to feed So I drink this whiskey for my throat Wear my hard hat and weathered coat Early every morning I stand in line Waiting to work another Kentucky coal mine
Im gonna whistle my way down to the water hole In my bare feet overhauls and fishin pole Im gonna watch those cotton candy clouds float on past Im goin somewhere where I know Im goin nowhere fast Ah uh huh like a lazy Sunday drive Ah uh huh feelin good to be alive Ah uh huh ah uh huh leave all my troubles in the past Im goin somewhere where I know Im goin nowhere fast Well you may find me sittin on the dock of the bay With my old friend Otis just enjoyin the day I might hit the taco shack and take a good long nap In my leather easy chair with my baby on my lap Ah uh huh a little lovin in slow motion Ah uh huh just like the rhythm of the ocean Ah uh huh ah uh huh were makin memories that last Im goin somewhere where I know Im goin nowhere fast And everywhere I go everyone is in a hurry In a rat race full of never endin want and worry And like the man said life is short and then you die So fill your days with love, lemonade, and coconut cream pie Ah uh huh girl youre lookin mighty nice Ah uh huh I think Ill have another slice Ah uh huh ah uh huh were makin love thats gone last Im goin somewhere where I know Im goin nowhere Ah uh huh a little lovin in slow motion Ah uh huh just like the rhythm of the ocean Ah uh huh ah uh huh were makin love thats gonna that last Im goin somewhere where I know Im goin nowhere fast
Now first of all I gotta warn you. Before you fall in love with me This here kickin’ out the footlights ain’t all its cracked up to be Well, cheap hotels and truck stop coffee its what makes the wheels go round I know exactly what your thinkin’ girl. God only knows if I’ll ever settle down So if you think you can take it. And enjoy the nonsense and the noise Girl it ain’t easy holdin’ on to hard livin’, honky tonkin, Texas boys Just ask the women who have been there. Who’ve lived and breathed that crazy life. Ask sweet Jessie about ol’ Wayland Ask ol’ Willie’s four ex-wives Some day your gonna want a family. Some day you may be wantin’ more In a king size bed that’s always lonely. Whenever I walk out your door But if you think you can take it. And enjoy the nonsense and the noise Girl it ain’t easy holdin’ on to hard livin’, honky tonkin, Texas boys There’s something about them neon signs. I’m like a moth drawn to a flame Blame it on a smoky bar or a cryin’ steel guitar. Those pretty girls screamin’ my name So if you think you can take it. And enjoy the nonsense and the noise Girl it ain’t easy holdin’ on to hard livin’, honky tonkin, Texas boys Girl it ain’t easy holdin’ on to hard livin’, honky tonkin, Texas boys
I can still see you standing there next to me in the county fair ticket line With cotton candy in your one hand and your other hadn in mine It seems just like yesterday, letter jackets and football games girl Weve come a long way through the years had our fair share of heartache and tears Chorus Weve had our ups and downs and turn arounds but our love was stronger than any fight Even when we lost control we never let go we kept on hangin on for dear life I know no matter the size of the mountain you and me will be side by side Baby aint life and love one big rollercoaster ride Back in the day we were cool and crazy like two outlaws on the run Now making love means making babies and I swear were having twice the fun Its been no walk in the park but then again thats not our style It wouldnt be too entertaining without a little drama every once in awhile Chorus Baby you still drive me crazy, you still make my heart skip a beat With those butterfly first time feelings youve always kept me on the edge of my seat
She likes swinging doors, old sawdust floors A steal your heart away modern-day Bobby McGee She can sing along to every Guy Clark Song No she don’t dance with cowboys wearing skinny jeans She likes Pearl in a can, a honky tonk band She ain’t the kind that you can wine and dine Oh the only way to waltz away with her heart is one two step at a time She likes neon lights, those Lone Star nights Those homemade tamales down at John T’s Store Like the red headed stranger on her record player No they don’t make em like her anymore She likes Pearl in a can, a honky tonk band She ain’t the kind that you can wine and dine Oh the only way to waltz away with her heart is one two step at a time She likes Pearl in a can, a honky tonk band She ain’t the kind that you can wine and dine Oh the only way to waltz away with her heart Yes the only way to waltz away with her heart I’m saying the only way to waltz away with her heart is one two step at a time You better give her a whirl cause she ain’t a Heineken kind of girl One two step at a time One two step at a time One two step at a time One two step at a time One two step at a time
Growing up I never cared too much for Superman I guess he never could measure up next to my old man Theres no S on his chest, its just an old weathered flag God knows my heroes dont wear capes They wear dog tags and they stand tall Lined up on the wall of freedom Yeah, those dog tags in the crosshairs Theyre always right there when you need them You can bet their boots will hit the ground running Every time it hits the fan God knows my heroеs dont wear capes For me, its not somе country boy banging on a guitar Its not a politician preaching, or a movie star And Ill tell ya one thing thats a fact It sure aint that quarterback God knows my heroes dont wear capes My heroes wear dog tags and they stand tall Lined up on the wall of freedom Yeah, those dog tags in the crosshairs Theyre always right there when you need them You can bet their boots will hit the ground running Every time it hits the fan God knows my heroes dont wear capes Theres a star-spangled covered coffin A little boy watching his momma cry Remember, its more than just beer And barbecue when those fireworks fly My heroes wear dog tags My heroes wear dog tags and they stand tall Lined up on the wall of freedom Yeah, those dog tags in the crosshairs Theyre always right there when you need them You can bet their boots will hit the ground running Every time it hits the fan God knows my heroes dont wear capes God knows my heroes dont wear capes God knows my heroes dont wear capes Growing up I never cared too much for Superman I guess he never could measure up next to my old man
Well, hes a no good for nothing But she wishes he was good for something Besides his behind looking so fine In those wragler jeans Well all her friends cant help but stare At his blue denim derieer Wish that they were in her boots If you know what i mean And it may sound crazy But those wrangler butts Drive the cowgirls nuts Well he lays around all day long Stays out at night until the break of dawn Comes crawling in dragging Mud across her floor Well shed love to kick him out But she cant help but thinking about All the women who are waiting line For his 33/34s And it may sound crazy But those wrangler butts It aint healthy if they fit too tight You know this could hurt a man By the end of the night Its a powerful thing If they fit just right All the ladies know its a mighty beautiful sight Well hes never been one for anything That involves books He aint got much going for him besides his good looks You see he always stays in trouble When it comes down to romance It aint a joke when they say the boy Survives by the seat of his pants And it may sound crazy But those wrangler butts Drive the cowgirls nuts Yes it may sound crazy But those wrangler butts Drive the cowgirls nuts
I heard someone out poking fun At the ol country boy and the songs that he sung Still cracking jokes he sarcastically implied Let me guess your girls gone and your dog just died And I said hey... Chorus: Thats what I like about a country song Where somebody done somebody wrong Not just something that is understood By those high rollers in Hollywood Its about real folks living a real life with real problems, like and old ex wife If you agree with the boys and me then sing along Thats what I like about a country song Some like to rock, some like to roll Some like it fast and some like it slow If youre left or right or right down the middle Everybody stops to listen when that bow hits the fiddle Its music for the rich or poor Hot mamas driving to the grocery store All the farmers, the doctors The truckers and the teachers The young punks, the old drunks Even Church of Christ preachers PRAISE THE LORD! Thats what I like about a country song Where somebody done somebody wrong Not just something that is understood By those high rollers in Hollywood Its about real folks living a real life with real problems, like a future ex wife If you agree with the boys and me then sing along Thats what I like about Thats what I like about
Sometimes shell laugh And sometimes she will cry Sometimes shell get mad at you And leave you wonderin why A womans mind is a mystery That no man can uncover So dont waste your time trying to figure her out Show her you love her What she wants And what she needs May be two different things And the words you hear so clear Arent always what they mean She may say that shes cold at night Just to have you hold her So dont waste your time trying to figure her out Show her you love her The ocean doesnt ask why The moon pulls the tide So dont question the feelings she feels inside If you had all of the answers Tell me what would it matter So dont waste your time trying to figure her out show her you love her If she smiles and says she loves you as the tears roll from her eyes Then youve found a treasure That only true love can find A womans heart has parts that will never be discovered So dont waste your time trying to figure her out Show her you love her The ocean doesnt ask why the moon pulls the tide So dont question the feelings she feels inside If you had all of the answers Tell me what would it matter So dont waste your time trying to figure her out Show her you love her If you had all of the answers Tell me what would it matter So dont waste your time trying to figure her out Just show her you love her
She had on a pearl snapped shirt tied above her waist Faded blue jeans and a gold belt buckle That she won from a barrel race She hot to trot from her boots up to her curves She came walkin straight out of my dreams There goes my cowgirl She had a reputation that I thought that I could change Oh, but you cant rope the wind And you sure cant tame a rattle snake Litlle West-Tex tornado took me for a whirl She came walkin straight out of my dreams There goes my cowgirl Have mercy on me, she could dance a hole in the floor She was as wild as a tumbleweed Oh, and I couldnt have asked for more But unfortunately for me you know you cant tie her down When the old rodeo is over Shell move on to another town Oh, there she goes Have mercy on me, she could dance a hole in the floor She was as wild as a tumbleweed Oh, and I couldnt have asked for more But unfortunately for me you know you cant tie her down When the old rodeo is over Shell move on to the next go round So, if you see a horse trailer on a jet black Cadillac You better beware and approach with caution And keep your heart a few car lengths back Shes left a trail of tears all around the world And Ive shed a few over her too There goes my cowgirl As that cowgirl rode away That old sad song began to play No, this cowboy can sing cause there goes my cowgirl
Well rumor has it so they say She was broke down on the highway She was checkin it out She was underneath the hood When up rolled some country boys up to no good and makin noise To help the lady out like a good ole boy should The two came up on each side and said Hey honey you want a ride One winked and the other gave her a little pinch And so the story goes she hauled off and broke his nose With her daddys diamond horseshoe monkey wrench Shes a high-stakin, heart breakin, absolutely breath- takin Make no mistakin, shes mighty hard of holdin, many cowboys tried, many a cowboy dang near died Shes no sweetheart of the rodeo Well pretty girls these days get straight on top in so many ways Things in show biz and those glamour magazines Nah shes not one to befriend the latest so called fashion trend She just naturally looks fine in those tight blue jeans Shes a high-stakin, heart breakin, absolutely breath- takin Make no mistakin, shes mighty hard of holdin, many cowboys tried, many a cowboy dang near died Shes no sweetheart of the rodeo No shes no sweetheart of the rodeo Boys you been warned so now you know So straighten up and act your age Youll be lookin down the barrel Of her daddys 12 guage Shes a high-stakin, heart breakin, absolutely breath- takin Make no mistakin, shes mighty hard of holdin, many cowboys tried, many a cowboy dang near died Shes no sweetheart of the rodeo Lord shes a high-stakin, heart breakin, absolutely breath- takin Make no mistakin, shes mighty hard of holdin, many cowboys tried, many a cowboy dang near died Shes no sweetheart of the rodeo No shes no sweetheart of the rodeo
When life was easy and freedom was a Friday night Id pick you up, Id keep you out until the mornin light No cover charge, good cover band, girl, they could play em all Wed burn a hole in that sawdust til they called last call Yeah, time flies by, but nothing has changed Cause when you whisper my name You fire that engine up, feel that four on the floor Your hands inside my shirt, feet up on the dashboard Im still your wildest side and baby, youre my wildest dream Take you out and take you home, make a move and make you scream When you whisper my name Old good timе Johnnys long gone, but hes nevеr forgot They turned his honky tonk into a Walmart parkin lot Wed tear it up, wed close it down, drive out to Canyon Lake Singin you love songs all night just like I was George Strait Yeah, time flies by, but nothing has changed Cause when you whisper my name You fire that engine up, feel that four on the floor Your hands inside my shirt, feet up on the dashboard Im still your wildest side and baby, youre my wildest dream Take you out and take you home, make a move and make you scream When you whisper my name Baby, when you whisper my name Ill take you back in time, feel my hands on your face Just close your pretty eyes and let me take you back to that place You fire that engine up, feel that four on the floor Your hands inside my shirt, feet up on the dashboard Im still your wildest side and baby, youre my wildest dream Take you out and take you home, make a move and make you scream You fire that engine up, feel that four on the floor Your hands inside my shirt, feet up on the dashboard Im still your wildest side and, baby youre my wildest dream Take you out and take you home, make a move and make you scream When you whisper my name Baby, when you whisper my name Come on and whisper my name Come on, baby, wont you whisper my name?
Isabel and her brown skin shined like a sapphire in the summer sun The pride and joy of a Mexican lawman who lived by the gun He got cross ways with the cartel they shot down his only son Jose So in fear of his daughter’s life he packed their bags and late one night she heard him say I hear the grass is greener just beyond that Laredo border line They say freedom is much sweeter than sweet blood red sangria wine South Texas looks like heaven when you’re down here in this living hell So come on let’s cross that Rio, the coast is clear Isabel The coast is clear Isabel They came across our homestead tired and hungry, cold and moving slow We had fence to build a warm place to stay and they had nowhere to go So I worked cattle with her father we were stretching wire and driving post all day While Isabel worked with my mother and late at night I held her tight and she’d take my breath away I hear the grass is greener just beyond that Laredo border line They say Nfreedom is much sweeter than sweet blood red sangria wine South Texas looks like heaven when you’re down here in this living hell So come on let’s cross that Rio, the coast is clear Isabel The coast is clear Isabel The sheriff came across her father they treated him like an outlaw on the run And Isabel now wears my diamond and that little boy she holds is my son We got a green card for her father Mariano but it came two years too late We got word that he’d been gunned down in a border town shot in the back the last thing they heard him say I hear the grass is greener just beyond that Laredo border line And they say that freedom is much sweeter than sweet blood red sangria wine South Texas looks like heaven when you’re down here in this living hell So come on let’s cross that Rio, the coast is clear Isabel The coast is clear Isabel The coast is clear Isabel Clear Isabel Clear Isabel
Im thinking one partner. shes thinking three You drink with the Devil, I pray on my knees  Ive got this one problem, her name is Charlene And shes got one too and its called loyalty So I turned cold and its her fault, no love left in me now Had many girls, had plenty girls and they all let me down Now Im all alone with a heart of stone and Lord knows Im not proud This wasnt how I had things planned out When I get to Heavens gate Ill be honest, tried my hardest But love on Earth is just a fools game When I get to Heavens gate So many lessons, wheres my blessings? Apologise for all my mistakes Lord, forgive me, dont judge Lord, forgive me, dont judge Lord, forgive me, dont judge Dont judge Dont judge Let the rain fall down on me and wash the dirt off my skin Purify my mind again and forgive me for all my sins So many names, so many shames, so weak that I give in But if I thought they could be real with me, one bed I would stay in Because I wanted true love, but my love werent enough I guess the Devils got a grip with this thing we call lust Yeah, I wanted true love, but in this world, its so tough I must admit, I gave it up When I get to Heavens gate Ill be honest, tried my hardest But love on Earth is just a fools game When I get to Heavens gate So many lessons, wheres my blessings? Apologise for all my mistakes Lord, forgive me, dont judge Lord, forgive me, dont judge Lord, forgive me, dont judge Dont judge Dont judge When I get to Heavens gate Ill be honest, tried my hardest But love on Earth is just a fools game When I get to Heavens gate So many lessons, wheres my blessings? Apologise for all my mistakes When I get to Heavens gate Ill be honest, tried my hardest But love on Earth is just a fools game When I get to Heavens gate So many lessons, wheres my blessings? Apologise for all my mistakes When I get to Heavens gate Heaven, Heavens gate
I met Jesus in a bar I guess you just cant fall too far I was pourin whiskey in an empty heart When I met Jesus in a bar Man or angel, son of God he did not tell me who he was In that least expected place I saw heaven in His face and couldnt move We sat there for hours, I could feel His grace and power And I said things Id never told a soul I asked for forgiveness, he said Ive already done this dont you know? I met Jesus in a bar I guess you just cant fall too far I was pourin whiskey in an empty heart When I met Jesus in a bar I started cryin in my hands when I looked up again, He was gone Then I walked the whole way home for the first time knowin I was not alone Some meet Him on the highway, some meet Him on a Sunday on the back row of the church But I can only tell you my way was in a place where people go to hurt I met Jesus in a bar I guess you just cant fall too far I was pourin whiskey in an empty heart When I met Jesus in a bar I was pourin whiskey in an empty heart When I met Jesus in a bar
Well Ive done some things that I cant undo I took your trust and I tore it into No man in his right mind would have said its over Still I told you goodbye completely sober I wish I could say Id been drinking And blame the bottle but Ive never been one to booze Lord only knows what I was thinking Wish I could say Id been drinking Even thats just a fools excuse My mama knows her baby boy knows better Its gonna break her heart to hear were not together Shes always said she cares so much for you So what is she gonna say about the hell Ive put you through I wish I could say Id been drinking And blame the bottle but Ive never been one to booze Lord only knows what I was thinking Wish I could say Id been drinking Even thats just a fools excuse Even Tennessee whiskey couldnt wash away the pain Watered down with teardrops over light Kentucky rain I wish I could say Id been drinking And blame the bottle but Ive never been one to booze Lord only knows what I was thinking Wish I could say Id been drinking Even thats just a fools excuse I wish I could say Id been drinking And blame the bottle but Ive never been one to booze Lord only knows what I was thinking Wish I could say Id been drinking Even thats just a fools excuse
Will you love me in a trailer Til I can get up on my feet If its August in Arizona Could your heart stand the heat I could never be an actor Trying to be what I cant be If Im just a farm boy on a tractor Could you love me just for me And I cant offer you the stars above Just next to nothing except my love Of every day that I have to live My everything?s all Ive got to give Well old man Pete lives down the street With his wife of sixty years He said the hard times were bittersweet And all they owned was a catalog from Sears Mrs. Dorothy is his darlin? Shed stand by him win or lose She says now that they have money Her only weakness is spending it on shoes And I cant offer you the stars above Just next to nothing except my love Of every day that I have to live My everything?s all Ive got to give
Im muddy boots outside your door Im old blue jeans on your bedroom floor I might hang my hat and hang around for a little while Youre all alone with no one to hold But that ring you wear is solid gold Ever since the day I walked you down the aisle Im driftwood, Im a tumbleweed I ride the wind like a wildwood seed Beneath the midnight moon I think of us A heart like yours is hard to find Youre always gentle on my mind But if these wheels dont turn, theyll start to rust While Im rocking and rolling Like a rolling stone On a big ring rolling Down along the lonely road Ive been on her highways Youre my rock And Im your rolling stone Hear the brand new song Same old verse This black top blessing is a curse But you know Ive come to far to turn back now Week after week, mile after mile Youll save me with your sacred smile And I dont know why While Im walking and rolling Like a rolling stone On a big rolling Down along the lonely road Ive been on her highways Youre my rock And Im your rolling stone While Im walking and rolling Like a rolling stone On a big rolling Down along the lonely road Ive been on her highways Youre my rock And Im your rolling stone Baby youre my rock And Im your rolling stone And Im your rolling stone You know Id rather be holding Than holding this old guitar I play your heart like its a sad song While I chase this distance You know my hearts always at home And its highways are always blue Over my endless love affair With this old guitar And you You know Id rather be holding Than holding this old guitar I play your heart like its a sad song While I chase this distance You know my hearts always at home And its highways are always blue Over my endless love affair With this old guitar And you And you And you
Theres way too many lyin, stealin, cryin Cheatin fool hearted drinkin songs About somebody who done somebody wrong Honey honky tonkin is what i do But my true love is lovin on you So baby tonight we gonna write a love makin song Chorus: We could kick it off slow with a bottle of wine Or get straight to the old punch line Either way it starts its gonna end With an all night long Its guaranteed to be off the charts Solid gold number one in my heart Baby tonight we gonna write a love makin song Girl i get inspired by watchin you The sweet things you say and do And baby you got a few ideas of your own Well kiss for kiss and note for note Shut the door and lock the dead bolt Cause baby tonight we gonna write a love makin song Repeat chorus Repeat chorus
They say he came out singing the moment he was born And he could pick that old flat top guitar like a farmer pickin corn And hed sneak in those old honky tonks until theyd kick him out And his daddy wonder how he learned all the stuff he sang about CHORUS He sang songs about dogs, songs about drinking Songs about mamas and trains Songs about heart broke country boys Standin out in the rain Songs about dancehall beauty queens worth getting into a fight Songs about nothing better to do, songs about Saturday night When he turned eighteen he went off to the war His sweetheart wrote him letters she said shed wait for sure By the time he came back home she was nowhere to be found So he packed his bags hit them honky tonks from town to town CHORUS Well everywhere he went, everybody knew his name But he never got the big hit, he stayed just the same And he moved back to the country when it was time to call it quits Now if you want to hear his music, you have to buy his greatest hits
Hell start drinkin And hell start thinkin about her again Again, and again He musta bought the jukebox Cause those old sad songs just wont end They just wont end His old broken heart, still burns with desire Cause you cant put out an old flame By pouring whiskey on the fire And tonight hell make a toast, to her memory And then hell take another shot of 100 proof misery And his old broken heart, still burns with desire Cause you cant put out an old flame By pouring whiskey on the fire His tears fall like rain, but his pain just wont die down Cause theres another blaze thats brewin As he buys another round And tonight hell make a toast, to her memory And then hell take another shot of 100 proof misery And his old broken heart, still burns with desire Cause you cant put out an old flame By pouring whiskey No you cant put out an old flame By pouring whiskey Hell start drinkin And hell start thinkin about her, again
I Am Flat Dead On My Feet I Have Had Nothing To Eat I Am Sick Of Highways And Cold Hotels Rooms I Have Replay There In Our Soft Bed I Am So Tired Of Missing You So Lets Turn Out The Lights And Lay Here By My Side Give Me The Lose That I Need Baby Lets Love Some Sleep Tonight All These Shows That I Play Take Me So Far Away I Know That I Have Negleated Your Needs You Have Been Tested And Trialed Stuck Firm By My Side Waiting Patiently For The Man Of Your Needs So Lets Turn Out The Lights And Lay Here By My Side Give Me The Love That I Need Baby Lets Lose Some Sleep Tonight Sweetheart One Night Together Is Not Nearly Enough We Need The Rest Of Forever Making Up For Lost Love So Lets Turn Out The Lights Lay Here By My Side Give You The Love That You Need Lets Lose Some Sleep Tonight The Love That I Need Baby Lets Lose Some Sleep Tonight

Dataset Card for "huggingartists/aaron-watson"

Dataset Summary

The Lyrics dataset parsed from Genius. This dataset is designed to generate lyrics with HuggingArtists. Model is available here.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

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Languages

en

How to use

How to load this dataset directly with the datasets library:

from datasets import load_dataset

dataset = load_dataset("huggingartists/aaron-watson")

Dataset Structure

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

This example was too long and was cropped:

{
    "text": "Look, I was gonna go easy on you\nNot to hurt your feelings\nBut I'm only going to get this one chance\nSomething's wrong, I can feel it..."
}

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.

  • text: a string feature.

Data Splits

train validation test
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'Train' can be easily divided into 'train' & 'validation' & 'test' with few lines of code:

from datasets import load_dataset, Dataset, DatasetDict
import numpy as np

datasets = load_dataset("huggingartists/aaron-watson")

train_percentage = 0.9
validation_percentage = 0.07
test_percentage = 0.03

train, validation, test = np.split(datasets['train']['text'], [int(len(datasets['train']['text'])*train_percentage), int(len(datasets['train']['text'])*(train_percentage + validation_percentage))])

datasets = DatasetDict(
    {
        'train': Dataset.from_dict({'text': list(train)}),
        'validation': Dataset.from_dict({'text': list(validation)}),
        'test': Dataset.from_dict({'text': list(test)})
    }
)

Dataset Creation

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Source Data

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Licensing Information

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Citation Information

@InProceedings{huggingartists,
    author={Aleksey Korshuk}
    year=2021
}

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