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SONG FOR SOLDIERS

ROCKIE LYNNE

THE EARLY YEARS

THE DAM SHOW

FAITH

ROLLING THUNDER

RADIO ROAD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

 

I AM A VOLUNTEER

I CHOOSE TO BE RIGHT HERE

THIS IS MY JOB

THIS IS MY LIFE

THIS IS WHO I AM

THIS IS WHAT I DO

I AM ONE OF THE FORTUNATE FEW

I FOLLOWED MY HEART AND I KNOW WHAT I'M DOING IS RIGHT

 

I'M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

TO OFFER MY LIFE IN THIS FIGHT

FOR THE RED WHITE AND BLUE

I WON'T BACK DOWN

I'LL STAND MY GROUND

ALONG WITH ALL THE OTHERS

MY BAND OF BROTHERS

SAY IT LOUD

I'M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

 

I WEAR THIS UNIFORM

AND STARE INTO THE EYE OF THE STORM

I’M PART OF A TEAM

THAT'S BIGGER THAN ME

WE ARE THE ROCKETS RED GLARE

THIS IS A FAMILY

ALWAYS WAS AND ALWAYS WILL BE

WHEN I'M FAR FROM HOME

I'M STILL NOT ALONE

MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS ARE THERE

 

I’M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

TO OFFER MY LIFE IN THIS FIGHT

FOR THE RED WHITE AND BLUE

I WON'T BACK DOWN

I'LL STAND MY GROUND

ALONG WITH ALL THE OTHERS

MY BAND OF BROTHERS

SAY IT LOUD

I'M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

 

JUST LIKE MY FATHER, HIS FATHER AND HIS FATHER BEFORE

I'LL KEEP THIS FLAME BURNING AND HONOR THESE COLORS THEY WORE

 

I’M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

TO OFFER MY LIFE IN THIS FIGHT

FOR THE RED WHITE AND BLUE

I WON'T BACK DOWN

I'LL STAND MY GROUND

ALONG WITH ALL THE OTHERS

MY BAND OF BROTHERS

 

SAY IT LOUD

I'M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

 

SAY IT LOUD

I’M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

 

I’M PROUD

I’M PROUD

PROUD TO BE A SOLDIER

 

Rockie Lynne, Mark Prentice

© 2009 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Song For John (BMI)

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AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

FROM THE CITIES TO THE FARMLAND

NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST

FROM THE ROCKIES TO THE OCEAN

AIN’T AMERICA THE BEST

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR,

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

WE ALL CAME HERE FROM SOMEWHERE

LORD HELP US NOT FORGET

THAT WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

MAN AIN’T AMERICA THE BEST

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

THE LADY IN THE HARBOR

WITH HER TORCH HELD HIGH

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

AND THAT BIG MONTANA SKY

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

© 2008 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)/Byron Hill Music/Quinnford Music (ASCAP)

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BOY IN A UNIFORM

 

HE'S THERE IN HIS UNIFORM

PROUD

THE PICTURE OF COURAGE AND STRENGTH

ABOVE THE CROWD

AMERICA'S PRIDE AND JOY

BUT HE'S DADDY STILL SEES

A LITTLE BOY

 

A LITTLE BOY IN A UNIFORM

FIVE YEARS OLD IN THE BACKYARD

PLAYING WAR

DREAMING OF EVERYTHING HE COULD BE

IN THIS LAND OF THE FREE

JUST LIKE HIS OLD MAN

DID BACK IN VIETNAM

HE WAS GONNA BE A HERO FOR SURE

THAT LITTLE BOY IN A UNIFORM

 

WE ALL LOOKED STRAIGHT AHEAD

SLOWLY WALKING

IN OUR DRESS BLUES BEAUTIFUL

NOBODY TALKING

THE MEDALS ON OUR CHESTS SAY IT ALL

A TRIBUTE TO THE ONE WE'VE LOST

 

A LITTLE BOY IN A UNIFORM

FIVE YEARS OLD IN THE BACKYARD

PLAYING WAR

DREAMING OF EVERYTHING HE COULD BE

IN THIS LAND OF THE FREE

JUST LIKE HIS OLD MAN

DID BACK IN VIETNAM

HE WAS GONNA BE A HERO FOR SURE

THAT LITTLE BOY IN A UNIFORM

 

THE SARGENT HANDS HIM THE FLAG

AFTER THE PRAYER

THE HONOR GUARD FIRES 21 ROUNDS

UP IN THE AIR

THE SOUND OF TAPS BRINGS A TEAR TO ALL OF US

BUT HIS DAD WILL ALWAYS SEE HIM AS HE WAS

 

A LITTLE BOY IN A UNIFORM

FIVE YEARS OLD IN THE BACKYARD

PLAYING WAR

DREAMING OF EVERYTHING HE COULD BE

IN THIS LAND OF THE FREE

JUST LIKE HIS OLD MAN

DID BACK IN VIETNAM

HE WAS GONNA BE A HERO FOR SURE

THAT LITTLE BOY IN A UNIFORM

 

HE’S THERE IN HIS UNIFORM

PROUD

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

© 2008 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)/Byron Hill Music/Quinnford Music (ASCAP)

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WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

THIS SONG IS FOR ALL YOU DID

I SAW YOU BACK WHEN I WAS A KID

SAIGON WAS BURNING ON MY TV

I REMEMBER WHEN YOU CAME HOME

YOU MUST HAVE FELT ALL ALONE

IT’S A LITTLE LATE BUT I’M GONNA SAY IT

 

THANK YOU

I WANT TO THANK YOU FROM MY HEART

AND THERE’S A MILLION OTHERS JUST LIKE ME

WHO WANT TO DO THE SAME

WE’RE GONNA THANK YOU

FINALLY SAY THE WORDS WE SHOULD HAVE SAID

IT’S LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

WELCOME HOME AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

WE’VE SEEN THE WALL WE’VE SHARED YOUR TEARS

FIFTY EIGHT THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND SEVENTY NINE STRONG

BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN FELL

LORD KNOWS IT MUST HAVE BEEN HELL

AND I’M SORRY THAT IT TOOK SO LONG

 

THANK YOU

I WANT TO THANK YOU FROM MY HEART

AND THERE’S A MILLION OTHERS JUST LIKE ME

WHO WANT TO DO THE SAME

WE’RE GONNA THANK YOU

FINALLY SAY THE WORDS WE SHOULD HAVE SAID

IT’S LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

THANK YOU

I WANT TO THANK YOU FROM MY HEART

AND THERE’S A MILLION OTHERS JUST LIKE ME

WHO WANT TO DO THE SAME

WE’RE GONNA THANK YOU

FINALLY SAY THE WORDS WE SHOULD HAVE SAID

 

IT’S LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

IT’S SO LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

© 2010 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Byron Hill Music/Quinnford Music (ASCAP)

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HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

MATTHEW GREW UP FARMING IN MOOSE LAKE MINNESOTA

HE PLAYED FOOTBALL AND DREAMED OF COLLEGE

HAVING A FAMILY WHEN HE WAS OLDER

HE HAD THREE THOUSAND REASONS

FOR JOINING UP TO FIGHT

IN THE SERVICE OF OUR COUNTRY

HE WAS WILLING TO GIVE HIS LIFE

 

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

POOR KIDS AND CLASS CLOWNS

EVERYBODY KNOWS WHEN PUSH COMES TO SHOVE

THEY’RE THE FIRST ONE IN LINE FOR THE COUNTRY THEY LOVE

THE COST OF FREEDOM IS BURIED IN THE GROUND

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

THERE’S MANY MORE JUST LIKE HIM

FROM ALL AROUND THIS LAND

JUST LIKE THEIR FATHERS BEFORE THEM

THEY’RE NOT AFRAID TO TAKE A STAND

THEY MIGHT NOT MAKE THE PAPERS

OR BE ON THE NIGHTLY NEWS

BUT THEIR IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER

FOR WHAT THEY CHOSE TO DO

 

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

POOR KIDS AND CLASS CLOWNS

EVERYBODY KNOWS WHEN PUSH COMES TO SHOVE

THEY’RE THE FIRST ONE IN LINE FOR THE COUNTRY THEY LOVE

THE COST OF FREEDOM IS BURIED IN THE GROUND

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

ALL ACROSS THIS NATION

THEY ANSWER THE CALL

THERE’LL BE AN INVITATION

IN HEAVEN FOR THEM ALL

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

POOR KIDS AND CLASS CLOWNS

EVERYBODY KNOWS WHEN PUSH COMES TO SHOVE

THEY’RE THE FIRST ONE IN LINE FOR THE COUNTRY THEY LOVE

THE COST OF FREEDOM IS BURIED IN THE GROUND

 

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

LIKE MOORESVILLE NORTH CAROLINA

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

LIKE CEDAR FALLS WASHINGTON

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

LIKE LIBERY MISSOURI

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

CHERRY HILL NEW JERSEY TO SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA

AND EVERY TOWN IN BETWEEN

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

© 2006 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)/Byron Hill Music (ASCAP)

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SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

 

YOU DON'T KNOW ME

BUT I'VE GOT YOUR BACK

THOUGH YOU MIGHT NOT SEE ME

ON YOUR PATH

YOU CAN LIVE YOUR LIFE

AND IGNORE THE FACT

 

YOU DON'T KNOW ME

BUT YOU DO

YOU DON'T KNOW ME

BUT I'M JUST LIKE YOU

I'M THE SMALL TOWN

YOU JUST ROLLED THREW

IT MIGHT BE AN

INCONVENIENT TRUTH

YOU DON'T KNOW ME

BUT YOU DO

 

I LIVE MY LIFE

SO YOU CAN LIVE THE LIFE YOU CHOOSE

IGNORE ME ALL YOU WANT TO

IT'S REALLY UP TO YOU

IT'S ALWAYS DO OR DIE

AND I DON'T NEED TO KNOW THE REASON WHY

I GO WHERE I HAVE TO GO

I DO JUST DO WHAT I HAVE TO DO

SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO

 

I'M A HARLEY

IN MY DADDY'S SHED

JUST WAITING FOR ME

TO RIDE AGAIN

YOU MIGHT HAVE PASSED ME

SOMEWHERE AROUND THE BEND

YOU DON'T KNOW ME

BUT YOU DO

 

WELL I LIVE MY LIFE

SO YOU CAN LIVE THE LIFE YOU CHOOSE

IGNORE ME ALL YOU WANT TO

IT'S REALLY UP TO YOU

IT'S ALWAYS DO OR DIE

AND I DON'T NEED TO KNOW THE REASON WHY

I GO WHERE I HAVE TO GO

DO JUST DO WHAT I HAVE TO DO

SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO

 

I'M A HEADSTONE WITHOUT A NAME

AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER

IN AN EMPTY GRAVE

YOU'LL NEVER KNOW THE PRICE I PAID

YOU DON'T OWE

BUT YOU DO

 

I LIVE MY LIFE

SO YOU CAN LIVE THE LIFE YOU CHOOSE

IGNORE ME ALL YOU WANT TO

IT'S REALLY UP TO YOU

IT'S ALWAYS DO OR DIE

AND I DON'T NEED TO KNOW THE REASON WHY

I GO WHERE I HAVE TO GO

DO JUST DO WHAT I HAVE TO DO

SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO

SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

 

Rockie Lynne, Josh Finlayson, Daryl Burgess

© 2009 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), ElmaRush Songs (SOCAN/ASCAP), Rich ‘N” Rare Music (ASCAP) all rights admin by Big Loud Bucks/More db Music (SOCAN) all rights admin by Big Loud Bucks.

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RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

THEY COME FROM EVERY CORNER OF OUR COUNTRY

THE CITIES THE MOUNTAINS AND THE FARMS

MODERN DAY MINUTEMEN AND WOMEN

LIKE HEROES FROM THE PAST

WHENEVER WE NEED THEM ALL WE HAVE TO DO IS ASK

THEY’RE CHRISTIAN, THEY’RE MUSLIM AND THEY’RE JEW

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

SACRIFICE THEIR FAMILIES AND THEIR FRIENDS

FOR OUR COUNTRY AND OUR FREEDOM THEY DEFEND

GIVEN EVERYTHING THEY’VE GOT SOME HAD TO GIVE IT ALL

THEY’RE THE BLACK MAN, THE WHITE MAN AND THE SOUIX

THE MIDDLE-CLASS, THE POOR AND THE WELL-TO-DO

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

AND WHEN THEY’RE DUTY CALLS THEM

TO STAND GUARD AND PATROL

THEY REPRESENT WITH HONOR

THE VALUES WE UPHOLD

THEY ARE THE PROUD AMERICANS

TESTED, TRIED AND TRUE

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

THEY ARE THE PROUD AMERICANS

TESTED, TRIED AND TRUE

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

LIKE ME AND YOU

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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ROCKIN’ IN THE FREE WORLD

 

THERE'S COLORS ON THE STREET

RED, WHITE AND BLUE

SOLDIERS SHUFFLING THEIR FEET

SLEEPING IN THEIR BOOTS

THERE'S A WARNING SIGN ON THE ROAD AHEAD

THERE'S ALOT OF PEOPLE SAYING WE'D BE BETTER OFF DEAD

DON'T FEEL LIKE SATAN BE WE ARE TO THEM

BUT WE TRY TO DO THE BEST

ANY WAY WE CAN

 

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN ' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

 

THERE'S COLORS ON THE STREET

RED, WHITE AND BLUE

SOLDIERS SHUFFLING THEIR FEET

SLEEPING IN THEIR BOOTS

THERE'S A WARNING SIGN ON THE ROAD AHEAD

THERE'S ALOT OF PEOPLE SAYING WE'D BE BETTER OFF DEAD

DON'T FEEL LIKE SATAN BE WE ARE TO THEM

SO WE TRY TO DO THE BEST

ANY WAY WE CAN

 

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN ' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN ' IN THE FREE WORLD

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

 

Neil Young and Frank Sampedro

© 1989 Poncho Villa Music (ASCAP), Silver Fiddle Music (ASCAP)

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WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN/I’LL FLY AWAY

 

I WAS STANDING BY MY WINDOW

ON A COLD AND CLOUDY DAY

WHEN I SAW THAT HEARSE COME ROLLING

TO CARRY MY BROTHER AWAY

 

AS I FOLLOWED CLOSE BEHIND HIM

TRYING TO CHEER UP AND BE BRAVE

ALL MY SORROWS I COULD NOT HIDE THEM

WHEN THEY LAID MY BROTHER DOWN IN HIS GRAVE

 

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN

BYE AND BYE LORD BYE AND BYE

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWAITING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

 

AS I FOLLOWED CLOSE BEHIND HIM

TRYING TO CHEER UP AND BE BRAVE

ALL MY SORROWS WELL I COULD NOT HIDE THEM

WHEN THEY LAID MY BROTHER DOWN IN HIS GRAVE

 

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN

BYE AND BYE LORD BYE AND BYE

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWAITING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

 

WELL SOME GLAD MORNING WHEN THIS LIFE IS OVER

I’LL FLY AWAY

WHEN I DIE HALLEJUH BYE AND BYE

I’LL FLY AWAY

 

WELL I’LL FLY AWAY OH GLORY

I’LL FLY AWAY

WHEN I DIE HALLEJUH BYE AND BYE

I’LL FLY AWAY

 

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN

BYE AND BYE LORD BYE AND BYE

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWAITING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

 

WELL I’LL FLY AWAY OH GLORY

I’LL FLY AWAY

WHEN I DIE HALLEJUH BYE AND BYE

I’LL FLY AWAY

 

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWATING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

LORD HAVE MERCY IN THE SKY

 

(A.P. Carter) Peer International Corp. (BMI) (c) 1932 in "Wonderful Message" by Hartford Music Co.

Renewed 1960 by Albert E. Brumley & Sons (SESAC) (admin. By EverGreen Copyrights).

Arrangement by Rockie Lynne

(c) 2008 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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HOME

 

EIGHTEEN AND CALLED FOR DUTY

GOD AND COUNTRY AND FELLOW MAN

BEACHES MADE FOR BEAUTY

ARE COVERED WITH BLOODY GRAINS OF SAND

 

MOTHERS HIDE YOUR CHILDREN

THERE’S DANGER IN THIS LAND

AND FATHER PLEASE FORGIVE ME

FOR I KNOW NOT WHO I AM

 

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

 

WELL I CAN HEAR THE DEVILS CALLING

BOMBS AND SIRENS FILL UP THE AIR

AND I CAN SEE MY BROTHERS FALLING

EVERY WHERE GOD EVERY WHERE

 

MOTHERS HIDE YOUR CHILDREN

THERE’S DANGER IN THIS LAND

AND FATHER PLEASE FORGIVE ME

FOR I KNOW NOT WHO I AM

 

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

 

WON’T YOU FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME TO MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2001 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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LIPSTICK

WELL ENOUGH OF THIS NONSENCE BABY

WE’RE BIGGER THAN THIS

LET’S GET BACK TO US

AND THE THRILL WE FELT WITH OUR FIRST KISS

YOU KNOW THE ROAD CAN TAKE US

OUT WHERE WE BOTH FEEL SO ALIVE

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

 

WE CAN GO DOWN TO OLE EL PASO

SPEND THE NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS

GO OUT TO CALIFORNIA

LIKE WE’VE ALWAYS DREAMED

MAKE LOVE OUT IN THE DESERT

I CAN WATCH THE SUNSET IN YOUR EYES

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

 

WELL I’M TIRED OF THIS LIFE WE’RE LIVING

DREAMING DEAD END DREAMS

LIKE AN OLD WORN OUT SHAG CARPET

FRAYING AT THE SEAMS

YOU KNOW WE GOT TO CHANGE IT

KNOW WAITIN TIL THE TIME IS RIGHT

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

 

WE CAN GO DOWN TO OLE EL PASO

SPEND THE NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS

GO OUT TO CALIFORNIA

LIKE WE’VE ALWAYS DREAMED

MAKE LOVE OUT IN THE DESERT

I CAN WATCH THE SUNSET IN YOUR EYES

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

 

LET ME TOUCH YOU, LET ME LOVE YOU

LET YOUR HEART RACE NEXT TO MINE

 

DOWN TO OLE EL PASO

SPEND THE NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS

GO OUT TO CALIFORNIA

LIKE WE’VE ALWAYS DREAMED

MAKE LOVE OUT IN THE DESERT

I CAN WATCH THE SUNSET IN YOUR EYES

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON

WHILE I DRIVE

WHILE I DRIVE

 

Rockie Lynne, Mark Prentice

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Universal Careers-BMG Music (BMI)

 

 

THE ONLY REASON

 

FOUR THIRTY A.M. JULY TWENTY EIGHT

IN THE MIDDLE OF A STORM NEVER TOUCHING THE BRAKE

I DROVE LIKE A BAT OUT OF HELL DOWN THAT LONELY OLD FOUR LANE

WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF HOUSTON JUST FADIN’ BEHIND

MY TIRES TEARIN’ UP THE ROAD TOWARDS THE STATE LINE

I WAS LEAVING THE GREAT LONE STAR STATE THAT I LOVE, FOR GOOD

 

FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN WHO LIVES IN LOUISIANA

ON A BAYOU BY THE RIVER WITH THE MOON IN HER HAIR

AND WHEN I GET THERE I’M GONNA GET DOWN ON ONE KNEE

‘CAUSE WHEREVER SHE IS, BOY THAT’S HOME FOR ME

DON’T GET ME WRONG

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

SHE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

 

JUST ABOUT BATON ROUGE I WAS CHANGIN’ MY MIND

THINKIN’ ‘BOUT ALL THE THINGS I’D BE LEAVING BEHIND

LIKE A RED RIVER SUNRISE AND THE STARS ON A GALVESTON NIGHT

 

FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN WHO LIVES IN LOUISIANA

ON A BAYOU BY THE RIVER WITH THE MOON IN HER HAIR

AND WHEN I GET THERE I’M GONNA GET DOWN ON ONE KNEE

‘CAUSE WHEREVER SHE IS, BOY THAT’S HOME FOR ME

DON’T GET ME WRONG

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

SHE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

 

LIKE LONG, LONELY NIGHTS

WONDERIN’ WHERE I’D SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE

GONE

LIKE AN OLD TUMBLEWEED

ROLLIN’ HIS WAY TO A PLACE HE CAN FINALLY CALL HOME

 

FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN WHO LIVES IN LOUISIANA

ON A BAYOU BY THE RIVER WITH THE MOON IN HER HAIR

AND WHEN I GET THERE I’M GONNA GET DOWN ON ONE KNEE

‘CAUSE WHEREVER SHE IS, BOY THAT’S HOME FOR ME

DON’T GET ME WRONG

 

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

SHE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

YOU’RE THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

 

Rockie Lynne, Mark Prentice, Monty Powell

© 2005 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Song For John (BMI), Lanark Tunes/Universal Music Group (ASCAP)

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MORE

 

YOU SAY I’M YOUR EVERYTHING

THE HALF THAT MAKES YOU WHOLE

YOU SAY YOU LOVE ME WITH ALL YOUR HEART

YOUR BODY AND YOUR SOUL

YOU SAY YOUR LOVE IS AN OCEAN

WITHOUT ANY SHORE

YOU ASK HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU

I LOVE YOU MORE

 

I’D GIVE YOU MY SEAT ON THE TRAIN TO HEAVEN

IF ONLY ONE US COULD GO

GIVE EVERY OUNCE OF BLOOD IN MY BODY

IF NO PAIN YOU’D EVER KNOW

I’D FIGHT EVERY EVIL

THAT EVER CAME AGAINST OUR DOOR

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME

I LOVE YOU MORE

 

WAKIN’ UP WITH YOU IN THE MORNING

AND SEEING YOUR SMILING FACE

MAKES ME FEEL LIKE GOD

HAS PUT US IN A PERMENANT STATE OF GRACE

YOUR KISS TELLS ME YOU NEED ME

LIKE NOBODY HAS BEFORE

YOU SAY HOW MUCH YOU WANT ME

I WANT YOU

MORE

 

WITH EVERY DAY THAT GOES BY

WHEN I HOLD YOU EVERY NIGHT

OUR LOVE WILL LAST UNTIL THE END OF TIME

THEN BABY WE’LL FIND EVEN MORE

 

I’D GIVE YOU MY SEAT ON THE TRAIN TO HEAVEN

IF ONLY ONE OF US COULD GO

GIVE EVERY OUNCE OF BLOOD IN MY BODY

IF NO PAIN YOU’D EVER KNOW

I’D FIGHT EVERY EVIL

THAT EVER CAME AGAINST OUR DOOR

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE

I LOVE YOU

MORE

 

Rockie Lynne, Dennis Morgan

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Little Shop Of Morgan Songs (BMI)

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SUPER COUNTRY COWBOY

 

MY DADDY LIKED GEORGE JONES, HAGGARD AND BUCK OWENS

MAMA LIKED THE EAGLES AND THE BEATLES AND THE ROLLING STONES

WHEN I WAS JUST A LITTLE KID

I BECAME A HYBRID

A SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

 

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

 

SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

I'M A TWIST AND SHOUTING, ACHY BREAKING, BUST A MOVE ON YOU

RIGHT NOW BOY

GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT

 

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

 

WHEN ELVIS SANG HOUND DOG THEY SAID IT WAS THE DEVIL'S TONGUE

THEY CENSORED HIM ON SULLIVAN, NOW HE'S LOVED BY EVERYONE

THERE'S AN F.M. EVOLUTION, COUNTRY MUSIC REVOLUTION

LP, CD, RIP IT FROM YOUR MP3 BOY

 

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

 

SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

I'M A TWIST AND SHOUTING, ACHY BREAKING, BUST A MOVE ON YOU

RIGHT NOW BOY

GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT

 

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

 

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

 

I’M A SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

I'M A TWIST AND SHOUTING, ACHY BREAKING, BUST A MOVE ON YOU

RIGHT NOW BOY

SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)/Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), Universal Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI) International

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THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

 

THEY SAY THE SNOW CAME EARLY, THAT WINTER THAT YEAR

A LITTLE FOUNDLING CHILD ON THE SISTER’S STAIRS

BUT DON’T PITY ME I’M THE LUCKY ONE

OH CAN’T YOU SEE

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

 

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

THAT’S WHERE STEEL IS FORGED

FOR IT’S IN THE FIRE

THAT THE BLADE IS BORN

I’M A SOLE SURVIVOR

I’M A FATHERLESS SON

BUT THAT’S OK

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

 

I’VE GOT MORE SCARS AND BRUISES THAN ANY BOY SHOULD

AT THE HANDS OF A MAN WHO SAID IT WAS FOR MY OWN GOOD

BUT THAT AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE DAMAGE YOU’VE DONE

YOU BROKE MY HEART

BUT THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

 

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

THAT’S WHERE STEEL IS FORGED

FOR IT’S IN THE FIRE

THAT THE BLADE IS BORN

I’M A SOLE SURVIVOR

I’M A FATHERLESS SON

BUT THAT’S OK

 

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

THAT’S WHERE STEEL IS FORGED

FOR IT’S IN THE FIRE

THAT THE BLADE IS BORN

I’M A SOLE SURVIVOR

I’M A FATHERLESS SON

BUT THAT’S OK

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

 

YEAH THAT’S OK

THAT’S WHERE SONGS COME FROM

 

Rockie Lynne, Richard Leigh, Sharon Vaughn

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), King of Cry Music (SESAC), Eb & Flow Ideas/House On Coliemore Road Music (ASCAP)

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DO WE STILL

 

FROM ACROSS THE ROOM

I CAN FEEL THIS TENSION BETWEEN US

IT’S ALWAYS THERE JUST OUT OF SIGHT

AND WE BOTH KNOW

THAT LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY IT I CAN READ BETWEEN THE LINES

 

WHOSE GONNA LEAVE

WHOSE GONNA STAY

HOW LONG CAN THIS HOUSE AND TWO CARS

AND ONE LITTLE GIRL STAND IN OUR WAY

 

HOW LONG CAN WE KEEP HOLDING ON

TO SOMETHING THAT’S ALREADY GONE

GIRL LIFE’S TOO SHORT TO LOVE LIKE THIS

TOO TIRED TRY TOO SCARED TO QUIT

WE TOOK TO HEART THE VOWS WE MADE

BUT SOMEHOW LOST THE WILL

WE SAID I DO

BUT DO WE STILL

 

HANGING ON THE WALL IS AN EIGHT BY TEN REMINDER

YOU IN YOUR GOWN AND ME IN MY RENTED TUX

WE HAD IT ALL

WHEN ALL WE HAD WERE PRICELESS DREAMS

BUT NOW THERE GONE THAT OLD PICTURE GATHERS DUST

 

TOMORROWS CAN SURVIVE IN A WORLD OF YESTERDAYS

WE FILLED UP OUR LIVES WITH PRETTY THINGS

BUT WHAT WE LOST CAN’T BE REPLACED

 

HOW LONG CAN WE KEEP HOLDING ON

TO SOMETHING THAT’S ALREADY GONE

GIRL LIFE’S TOO SHORT TO LOVE LIKE THIS

TOO TIRED TO TRY TOO SCARED TO QUIT

WE TOOK TO HEART THE VOWS WE MADE

BUT SOMEHOW LOST THE WILL

WE SAID I DO

BUT DO WE STILL

 

HOW LONG CAN WE KEEP HOLDING ON

TO SOMETHING THAT’S ALREADY GONE

GIRL LIFE’S TOO SHORT TO LOVE LIKE THIS

TOO TIRED TO TRY TOO SCARED TO QUIT

WE TOOK TO HEART THE VOWS WE MADE

BUT SOMEHOW LOST THE WILL

WE SAID I DO

BUT DO WE STILL

BABY DO WE STILL

OH BABY DO WE STILL

BABY DO WE STILL

BABY DO WE STILL

 

Rockie Lynne, Rob Crosby, Will Rambeaux

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), John’s Island Music (BMI), Bayou Blue Music admin by Oven Music (BMI)

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BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

 

THE CARNIVAL CONVOY JUST CROSSED THE COUNTY LINE

KIDS WAVING ON THE CORNER AS THE TRUCKS ROLLING BY

THEY’LL BE SETTING UP THE BIG TOP OUT IN THE FIELD

NEXT TO THE BUMPER CARS, PONY RIDES, AND FERRIS WHEEL

 

OH, WE’VE BEEN WAITING ALL YEAR

I CAN’T BELIEVE THAT IT’S FINALLY HERE

 

IT’S A BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

EVERYBODY’S COMING FROM MILES AROUND

WHEN THE SUN COMES UP

WE’LL BE GETTING DOWN

IT’S A BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

 

WALKING DOWN THE MIDWAY, WEAVING THROUGH THE CROWD

COTTON CANDY, BUMPER CARS AND BLUE RIBBON COWS

SHERIFF JOHNSON’S DAUGHTER’S GIVIN’ ME THE EYE

I’M GONNA RING THE BELL AND WIN HER A PRIZE

A LITTLE LATER ON WE’LL SLIP OFF BY OURSELVES

I CAN’T IMAGINE LIVING ANYWHERE ELSE

 

IT’S A BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

EVERYBODY’S COMING FROM MILES AROUND

WHEN THE SUN COMES UP

WE’LL BE GETTING DOWN

IT’S A BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

 

THEY PULLED UP THE TENT PEGS AND PULLED OUT OF TOWN

LEAVING NOTHING BUT LITTER AND DIRT

ONCE A YEAR THIS OLD FIELD OF DREAMS

IS THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

 

IT’S A BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

IT’S A BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

IT’S A BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI)

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DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

WHEN YOU BREAK MY HEART

DON’T LET ME DOWN GENTLY

LET ME DOWN HARD

YOU’RE THINKIN’ WE CAN BE FRIENDS

BABY THINK AGAIN

IF YOU CARE ANYTHING ABOUT WHAT WE USE TO BE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

DON’T LEAVE ANY HOPE

DON’T LEAVE ANY DREAMS

WHEN YOU GO

TAKE EVERYTHING

I GAVE YOU MY HEART

YOU’LL LEAVE WITH MY SOUL

NOW’S NOT THE TIME TO CHOKE

ON SOME OLD MEMORY

JUST LEAVE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

YOUR HAND HOLDS THE KEY

YOUR EYES HOLD A TEAR

YOUR SUITCASE IS PACKED TO LEAVE

BUT YOU’RE STILL HERE

DON’T KISS ME AGAIN

I’LL TAKE IT LIKE A MAN

DON’T SAY YOU’LL ALWAYS LOVE ME

SHOW SOME MERCY

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

DON’T LEAVE ANY HOPE

DON’T LEAVE ANY DREAMS

WHEN YOU GO

TAKE EVERYTHING

I GAVE YOU MY HEART

YOU’LL LEAVE WITH MY SOUL

NOW’S NOT THE TIME TO CHOKE

ON SOME OLD MEMORY

JUST LEAVE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

DON’T LEAVE ANY HOPE

DON’T LEAVE ANY DREAMS

WHEN YOU GO

TAKE EVERYTHING

I GAVE YOU MY HEART

YOU’LL LEAVE WITH MY SOUL

NOW’S NOT THE TIME TO CHOKE

ON SOME OLD MEMORY

JUST LEAVE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

JUST LEAVE, PLEASE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

Rockie Lynne, Mitzi Dawn, Kim Tribble

© 2004 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI) Songs of Windswept (BMI), Whipsaw-Category 5 Publishing (ASCAP)

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LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

 

MAKE UP YOUR MIND

TAKE ME OR LEAVE ME

WE’RE JUST WASTING TIME

LETTIN’ LOVE BE

WE’RE STANDING IN THE VALLEY

WITH A SHADOW OF A DOUBT

LOOKIN FOR ANSWERS

HALF WAY IN AND HALF WAY OUT

 

LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

TREAT ME LIKE I’M GONNA LEAVE

TELL ME THAT YOU WANT ME

SAY IT SO I CAN BELIEVE

BABY HOLD ME

LIKE THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO BE

TONIGHT WHEN YOU’RE LOVIN’ ME

LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

 

WE’VE BEEN TOGETHER

THROUGH THE GOOD TIMES AND THE BAD

WE PROMISED FOREVER

WITH ALL THAT WE HAD

BUT LATELY BABY

THINGS JUST AIN’T BEEN RIGHT

SO COME OVER HERE LADY

AND LOVE TONIGHT

 

I LOVE YOU LIKE I’M GONNA LOSE YOU

I’LL MAKE YOU NEVER WANT TO LEAVE

YOU’LL KNOW HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU

BABY I BELIEVE

LET ME HOLD YOU THIS IS WHERE I WANNA BE

TONIGHT WHEN I’M LOVIN’ YOU

I’LL LOVE YOU LIKE I’M GONNA LOSE YOU

BABY HOLD ME

CAUSE THIS WHERE WE WANNA BE

TONIGHT WHEN YOU’RE LOVIN’ ME

LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2004 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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EVERY MAN’S GOT A MOUNTAIN

 

IT AIN’T EASY THE ROAD TO LIFE IT AIN’T EASY

IT DON’T MATTER IF YOUR BLACK OR WHITE

NOBODY RIDES FOR FREE

WELL BELIEVE ME

LIFE IS A BITTER SWEET JOURNEY

AND EVERYBODY THAT STARTS OUT IN THE CRADLE

STILL ENDS UP IN THE GRAVE

 

EVERY MAN’S GOT A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

HE’S GOT HIS OWN CROSS TO BEAR

EVERY DAY IS JUST ANOTHER STEP YOU TAKE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

 

YOU MIGHT BE A RICH KID

LIVIN’ ON MILK AND HONEY

LIVIN’ OFF YOUR DADDY’S MONEY

BUT MONEY AIN’T EVERYTHING

CAN’T BUY FORGIVENESS

IT SURE CAN’T BUY SALVATION

BUT IT CAN NUMB YOUR SENSES AND TARNISH YOUR GOLDEN RINGS

 

EVERY MAN’S GOT A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

HE’S GOT HIS OWN CROSS TO BEAR

EVERY DAY IS JUST ANOTHER STEP YOU TAKE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

 

YOU CAN HAVE NOTHING AND STILL HAVE IT ALL

BE A BLIND MAN AND STILL SEE

YOU CAN BE LOCKED UP IN A CELL

BUT YOUR HEART CAN STILL BE FREE

IT AIN’T EASY THE ROAD TO LIFE IT AIN’T EASY

EVERYBODY’S GOT A CROSS TO BEAR

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

 

YOU CAN HAVE NOTHING I’D STILL HAVE IT ALL

BE A BLIND MAN AND STILL SEE

YOU CAN BE LOCKED UP IN A CELL

BUT YOUR HEART CAN STILL BE FREE

 

IT AIN’T EASY THE ROAD TO LIFE IT AIN’T EASY

EVERYBODY’S GOT A OWN CROSS TO BEAR

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

EVERYBODY’S GOT A CROSS TO BEAR

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

 

Rockie Lynne. Kostas Lizardes, Allen Sostrin

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI),Seven Angels Music (BMI)/Universal Songs of Polygram Inc. (BMI)

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HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

 

I PACKED UP MY TRUCK WITH EVERYTHING I OWN

SAID MY GOODBYES AND THREW AWAY MY PHONE

I DIDN’T KNOW WHERE I WAS GOING SO I JUST DROVE

SOUTH OF MIAMI DOWN THROUGH THE KEYS

THE ROAD FINALLY ENDED WHEN I HIT THE SEA

I SENT A POSTCARD HOME SAYIN’ DON’T YOU ALL WORRY ‘BOUT ME

 

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

MAKING SURE THE BREEZE KEEPS BLOWING

WATCHING OVER THE STARS AT NIGHT

UNTIL THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT IN THE MORNING

I AIN’T WORRIED BOUT A DAMN THING

KEEP YOUR GOLD WATCHES AND YOUR BRASS RING

I’M TIRED OF GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

 

STRING BIKINIS AND LONG BLONDE HAIR

YOU CAN TASTE THE SALT IN THE AIR

PEOPLE LAUGHIN’ AND ACTIN’

LIKE THEY DON’T HAVE A PRAYER

WELL IT’S 24/7 AT MY NEW OCCUPATION

I DON’T EVEN EARN A DIME BUT I WOULDN’T TRADE IT

WORKIN’ OVERTIME ON THIS PERMENANT VACATION

 

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

MAKING SURE THE BREEZE KEEPS BLOWING

WATCHING OVER THE STARS AT NIGHT

UNTIL THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT IN THE MORNING

I AIN’T WORRIED BOUT A DAMN THING

KEEP YOUR GOLD WATCHES AND YOUR BRASS RING

I’M TIRED OF GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

 

IT’S UP TO YOU WHAT YOU DO WITH YOUR LIFE

AND I’LL BE SPENDING MINE

 

JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

MAKING SURE THE BREEZE KEEPS BLOWING

WATCHING OVER THE STARS AT NIGHT

UNTIL THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT IN THE MORNING

I AIN’T WORRIED BOUT A DAMN THING

KEEP YOUR GOLD WATCHES AND YOUR BRASS RING

I’M TIRED OF GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

I’M TIRED OF GOING THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

© 2004 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), Universal Songs Of Polygram, Inc. (BMI)

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RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

THEY COME FROM EVERY CORNER OF OUR COUNTRY

THE CITIES THE MOUNTAINS AND THE FARMS

MODERN DAY MINUTEMEN AND WOMEN

LIKE HEROES FROM THE PAST

WHENEVER WE NEED THEM ALL WE HAVE TO DO IS ASK

THEY’RE CHRISTIAN, THEY’RE MUSLIM AND THEY’RE JEW

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

SACRIFICING THEIR FAMILIES AND THEIR FRIENDS

FOR OUR COUNTRY AND OUR FREEDOM THEY DEFEND

GIVEN EVERYTHING THEY’VE GOT SOME HAVE HAD TO GIVE IT ALL

THEY’RE THE BLACK MAN, THE WHITE MAN AND THE SOUIX

THE MIDDLE-CLASS, THE POOR AND THE WELL-TO-DO

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

AND WHEN THEY’RE DUTY CALLS THEM

TO STAND GUARD AND PATROL

THEY REPRESENT WITH HONOR

THE VALUES WE UPHOLD

THEY ARE THE PROUD AMERICANS

TESTED, TRIED AND TRUE

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

THEY ARE THE PROUD AMERICANS

TESTED, TRIED AND TRUE

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

LIKE ME AND YOU

 

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

LIKE ME AND YOU

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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MISSING YOU

 

SEPTEMBER MORNING IN MONTANA

SITTING ON A MOUNTAIN TOP

LOOKING DOWN AT THE WATER

TRYING TO FIND ITS WAY BACK TO THE SEA

THERE’S A COOL BREEZE BLOWING

BRINGING HEAT FOR A SUMMER DAY

THERE’S A TRAIN WHISTLE CALLING

TAKING ME AWAY

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

AND ALL THE LITTLE THINGS

THE LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU DO

I NEVER KNEW I COULD LOVE

THE WAY THAT I LOVE YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

THERE WAS A TIME IN MY LIFE

WHEN I WOULD’VE STAYED HERE FOREVER

BUT EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE IS A MOMENT CAPTURED

AND MOMENT LOST

I FEEL LIKE GOD’S GIVEN ME A SECOND CHANCE

LITTLE LADY I DON’T WANT TO MISS A THING

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

AND ALL THE LITTLE THINGS

THE LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU DO

I NEVER KNEW I COULD LOVE

THE WAY THAT I LOVE YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

TEARS ARE FALLING DOWN LIKE A HOLY WATERFALL

CLEANSING MY VERY SOUL

I JUST WANT TO HOLD YOU AND NEVER NEVER LET GO

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

AND ALL THE LITTLE THINGS

THE LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU DO

I NEVER KNEW THAT I COULD LOVE

THE WAY I LOVE YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSIN’ YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSIN’ YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSIN’ YOU

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2000 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

HOT ROD VEGA

 

DARYL WORKS ALL WEEK

AT THE VALVOLINE QUICK LUBE

AND WHEN HE'S TURNING THAT WRENCH

MAN HE THINKS HE'S IN A PIT CREW

HE'S GOT A RED BANDANA

SIGNED BY RICHARD PETTY

THAT'S HANGING FROM THE MIRROR OF HIS LIME GREEN CHEVY

HE PULLS OUT OF SONIC LIKE HE'S RUNNING TALLADEGA

HE GOES VROOM VROOM VROOM IN HIS HOT ROD VEGA

IT'S A SMALL BLOCK HOT SHOT TEARING UP THE BLACK TOP

MUFFLER DRAGGING STATION WAGON OIL BURNING JUGGERNAUT

BONA FIDE LOW RIDE JUNK YARD FRANKINSTEIN

STICKERS ON THE OUTSIDE SHAG ON THE INSIDE

HE'D RACE YOU FOR THE TITLE BUT NOBODY WOULD TAKE IT

HE GOES VROOM VROOM VROOM IN HIS HOT ROD VEGA

COME FRIDAY AFTERNOON DARYL'S READY AND WAITING

MEETING BILLY, BOB AND BUBBA DOWN AT BAKERS FILLING STATION

THERE'S A MAVERICK AND A GREMLIN AND A JACKED UP PINTO

THEY'LL BE HEADING DOWN TO ROCKINGHAM IN A CLOUD BLACK SMOKE

THERE'S A QUARTER MILE RECORD DARYL'S GONNA TRY TO BREAK IT

HE GOES VROOM VROOM VROOM IN HIS HOT ROD VEGA

IT'S A SMALL BLOCK HOT SHOT TEARING UP THE BLACK TOP

MUFFLER DRAGGING STATION WAGON OIL BURNING JUGGERNAUT

BONA FIDE LOW RIDE JUNK YARD FRANKINSTEIN

STICKERS ON THE OUTSIDE SHAG ON THE INSIDE

HE'D RACE FOR THE TITLE BUT NOBODY WOULD TAKE IT

HE GOES VROOM VROOM VROOM IN HIS HOT ROD VEGA

HE GOES VROOM VROOM VROOM IN HIS HOT ROD VEGA

HE GOES VROOM VROOM VROOM IN HIS HOT ROD VEGA

IT'S A MEAN MACHINE BOYS YOU BETTER WATCH OUT

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

© 2008 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), Allen Sostrin Music (BMI)

 

 

DOWN ON MEXICO

 

I LEFT A LIFE ON THE EAST COAST FOR A BORDER TOWN

I TOOK A JOB AS A RANCH HAND AND I SETTLED DOWN

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT THE CITY, I COULDN’T FIND NO PEACE

AND ONCE YOU’VE TASTED FREEDOM, YOU NEVER WANT TO LEAVE

THE SUN’S ALWAYS SHINING DOWN ON MEXICO

STRAIGHT TEQUILA, SENORITAS, BIG SOMBREROS

NO ONE’S IN A HURRY, THEY AIN’T GOT NO PLACE TO GO

IT FEELS LIKE HOME

DOWN IN MEXICO

I GOT A CALL FROM AN OLD FRIEND UP IN BALTIMORE

HE SAID YOU MUST HAVE GONE CRAZY

YOU COULD BE SO MUCH MORE

(SON) I’M COMING DOWN THERE, GONNA GET YOU BACK ON TRACK

WELL THAT’S BEEN THREE YEARS AGO AND HE’S NEVER COMING BACK

THE SUN’S ALWAYS SHINING DOWN ON MEXICO

STRAIGHT TEQUILA, SENORITAS, BIG SOMBREROS

NO ONE’S IN A HURRY, THEY AIN’T GOT NO PLACE TO GO

IT FEELS LIKE HOME

DOWN IN MEXICO

DOWN IN MEXICO

LIFE IS SO BEATIFUL

I COULD NEVER GO

BACK TO THE LIFE I LEFT BEHIND

THE SUN’S ALWAYS SHINING DOWN ON MEXICO

STRAIGHT TEQUILA, SENORITAS, BIG SOMBREROS

NO ONE’S IN A HURRY, THEY AIN’T GOT NO PLACE TO GO

IT FEELS LIKE HOME

DOWN IN MEXICO

DOWN IN MEXICO

DOWN IN MEXICO

DOWN IN MEXICO

DOWN IN MEXICO

DOWN IN MEXICO

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI),Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI)

 

 

BACK IN YOUR LIFE

 

I THOUGHT THAT LEAVIN’ YOU WAS WHAT I HAD TO DO

THAT TOWN WAS JUST TOO SMALL

FOR SOMEONE WITH BIG DREAMS

THESE CITY SIDEWALKS AND BUSY STREETS

AIN’T WHAT I THOUGHT THEY’D MEAN TO ME

I AIN’T HAD ONE GOOD NIGHT SLEEP

THERE’S NOT A SECOND THAT I AIN’T BEEN MISSIN’ YOU

YOU’RE SMILING FACE OR YOU’RE BABY BLUES

MY HEART KEEPS TELLING ME IT’S TIME

FOR ME TO GET BACK TO YOU

I’M TAKIN’ THE HIGH ROAD BACK TO THE PLACE

WHERE THERE ARE MOUNTAINS AND WIDE OPEN SPACE

AND GET BACK TO WHERE THERE’S EVERYTHING I LOVE

‘CAUSE IT’S ALL WRONG WHAT WE’RE GOING THROUGH

I’VE BEEN TO HELL AND BACK WITHOUT YOU

YEAH WE WERE MEANT TO BE IT TOOK THIS TO SEE

NOW IT’S TIME TO MAKE THINGS RIGHT

GET ME BACK IN YOUR LIFE

I CAN’T SEEM TO FIND ONE FAMILIAR FACE

SEEMS NO CARES IN THIS COLD, COLD PLACE

WHAT I’D GIVE TO SMELL THOSE GREAT CORNFIELDS

I’D GIVE ME SOUL TO HEAR THOSE CRICKETS SING

HOLD YOU ON YOUR MOMMA’S PORCH SWING

KISS YOU DOWN BY MILLER’S LAKE

LIKE THE TIME THAT WE FIRST MET

THERE’S NOT A HEARTBEAT I AIN’T BEEN MISSIN’ YOU

YOU’RE SMILING FACE OR YOU’RE BABY BLUES

MY HEART KEEPS TELLING ME IT’S TIME

FOR ME TO GET BACK TO YOU

I’M TAKIN’ THE HIGH ROAD BACK TO THE PLACE

WHERE THERE ARE MOUNTAINS AND WIDE OPEN SPACE

GET BACK TO WHERE THERE’S EVERYTHING I LOVE

‘CAUSE IT’S ALL WRONG WHAT WE’RE GOING THROUGH

I’VE BEEN TO HELL AND BACK WITHOUT YOU

YEAH WE WERE MEANT TO BE IT TOOK THIS TO SEE

NOW IT’S TIME TO MAKE THINGS RIGHT

GET ME BACK IN YOUR LIFE

I CAN’T TAKE NO MORE MISSING YOU

YOU’RE SMILING FACE OR YOU’RE BABY BLUES

TONIGHT I’LL DRIVE ‘TIL I CROSS THAT LINE

FOR ME TO GET BACK TO YOU

I’M TAKIN’ THE HIGH ROAD BACK TO THE PLACE

WHERE THERE ARE MOUNTAINS AND WIDE OPEN SPACE

AND GET BACK TO WHERE THERE’S EVERYTHING I LOVE

‘CAUSE IT’S ALL WRONG WHAT WE’RE GOING THROUGH

I’VE BEEN TO HELL AND BACK WITHOUT YOU

YEAH WE WERE MEANT TO BE IT TOOK THIS TO SEE

NOW IT’S TIME TO MAKE THINGS RIGHT

GET ME BACK IN YOUR LIFE

 

Daniel LeBlanc, Julian Austin

© 2003 LaBlank Czech Music (SOCAN), TMA Music (SOCAN)

 

 

HOME

 

EIGHTEEN AND CALLED FOR DUTY

GOD AND COUNTRY AND FELLOW MAN

BEACHES MADE FOR BEAUTY

ARE COVERED WITH BLOODY GRAINS OF SAND

MOTHERS HIDE YOUR CHILDREN

THERE’S DANGER IN THIS LAND

AND FATHER PLEASE FORGIVE ME

FOR I KNOW NOT WHO I AM

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

WELL I CAN HEAR THE DEVILS CALLING

BOMBS AND SIRENS FILL UP THE AIR

AND I CAN SEE MY BROTHERS FALLING

EVERY WHERE GOD EVERY WHERE

MOTHERS HIDE YOUR CHILDREN

THERE’S DANGER IN THIS LAND

AND FATHER PLEASE FORGIVE ME

FOR I KNOW NOT WHO I AM

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

WON’T YOU FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME TO MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2001 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

A BOY LIKE ME

 

A TEENAGE GIRL IN A LONG WHITE DRESS

SHE’S PRETTY AS ANY GIRL CAN BE

WAITIN’ ON HER PROM DATE HE’S WAY TOO LATE

SHE TURN’S HER TEARS TO ME

SHE’S DADDY WHEN I GET MARRIED

I WANNA MARRY A MAN LIKE YOU

I SAID I’M GLAD I’M A HERO IN YOUR EYES

BUT IF YOU ONLY KNEW

I PRAY YOU NEVER MEET A BOY LIKE ME

OUT THERE ON THE TOWN

I REMEMBER AS A YOUNG MAN ACTING TOUGH

RUNNING ROUND AND ROUND

THINKING LOVE WAS JUST SOME KIND OF GAME

OH WHAT A FOOL I USED TO BE

WHENEVER I LAY YOU DOWN TO SLEEP

I PRAY YOU NEVER MEET A BOY LIKE ME

WE WERE STANDING THERE IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN AIR

SHE WAS CRYING IN MY ARMS

WHEN A FRAZILED YOUNG MAN WITH GREASE ON HIS HANDS

CAME RUNNING UP INTO OUR YARD

HE WAS BEGGING FORGIVENESS FOR BEIN’ LATE

AS I HANDED HIM THE KEYS TO OUR CAR

AS SHE WAS RIDING AWAY WITH A SMILE ON HER FACE

HE WAS DRIVING AWAY WITH MY HEART

I PRAY SHE NEVER MEETS A BOY LIKE ME

OUT THERE ON THE TOWN

I REMEMBER AS A YOUNG MAN ACTING TOUGH

RUNNING ROUND AND ROUND

THINKING LOVE WAS JUST SOME KIND OF GAME

OH WHAT A FOOL I USED TO BE

WHENEVER I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP

I PRAY YOU NEVER MEET A BOY LIKE ME

OUR YESTERDAYS ARE OVER

OUR TOMORROWS ARE ALL BRAND NEW

DARLING WHEN YOU NEED ME

I WILL BE THERE FOR YOU

I PRAY YOU NEVER MEET A BOY LIKE ME

OUT THERE ON THE TOWN

I REMEMBER AS A YOUNG MAN ACTING TOUGH

RUNNING ROUND AND ROUND

THINKING LOVE WAS JUST SOME KIND OF GAME

OH WHAT A FOOL I USED TO BE

WHENEVER I LAY YOU DOWN TO SLEEP

I PRAY YOU NEVER MEET A BOY LIKE ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1998 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

BABY BYE BYE

 

CRY ME A RIVER ALL YOU WANT BABY

I HOPE YOU’RE DROWNING YOUR OWN TEARS

I’M SICK OF ALL THE LIES AND THE CHEATING

BYE BYE BABY I’M SO OUT OF HERE

FIND SOMEBODY ELSE TO BE YOUR PUSH AROUND LITTLE FOOL

FIND SOMEBODY ELSE THAT YOU CAN BE SO CRUEL TO

I KNOW YOU’LL FIND ANOTHER SUCKER OUT THERE

THERE’S GOT TO BE AT LEAST ANOTHER MILLION HEARTS

YOU CAN BREAK ALL YOU WANT IS EVERYTHING

ALL YOU DO IS TAKE AND TAKE

WHY DO YOU QUIT WASTING MY TIME

BYE BABY BYE BABY BABY BYE BYE

YOU GOT ME HEADING FOR THE POOR HOUSE BABY

YOU SPEND MY MONEY LIKE I’M HOWARD HUGHES

YOU LOVE MY CREDIT CARDS MORE THAN ME

MY OLD HARLEY OUT RUNS YOUR MISERY

FIND SOMEBODY ELSE TO BE YOUR LITTLE PUPPET ON A STRING

FIND SOMEBODY ELSE TO BUY YOU PRETTY CLOTHES AND DIAMOND RINGS

I KNOW YOU’LL FIND ANOTHER SUCKER OUT THERE

YOU CAN BE SO COLD HEARTED MEAN AND EVIL LIKE A SNAKE

GET WHAT YOU WANT WHEN YOU WANT NO MATTER WHAT IT TAKES

FIND A BRIDGE AND JUMP OFF BABY I DON’T CARE

I’M SO THROUGH WITH YOU YOU’RE MAKIN’ ME CRY

BYE BABY BYE BABY BABY BYE BYE (I’M OUT OF HERE)

CRY ALL THE TEARS YOU WANT BABY

JUST DO IT SOMEWHERE ELSE BUT HERE

THIS TIME IT WON’T BE YOU DOIN’ ALL THE LEAVING

BYE BYE BABY WATCH ME DISAPPEAR

FIND SOMEBODY ELSE TO BE YOUR PUSH AROUND LITTLE FOOL

FIND SOMEBODY ELSE THAT YOU CAN BE SO CRUEL TO

I KNOW YOU’LL FIND ANOTHER SUCKER OUT THERE

THERE’S GOT TO BE AT LEAST ANOTHER MILLION HEARTS

YOU CAN BREAK ALL YOU WANT IS EVERYTHING

ALL YOU DO IS TAKE AND TAKE

I’M THE SUGAR DADDY BABY I DON’T CARE

I’M SO THROUGH WITH YOU WASTING MY TIME

BYE BABY BYE BABY BABY BYE BYE

THIS TIME I’M THE ONE WHO’S SAYIN’ GOODBYE

BYE BABY BYE BABY BABY BYE BYE

 

Daniel LeBlanc, Julian Austin

© 2003 LaBlank Czech Music (SOCAN), TMA Music (SOCAN)

 

 

MISS WHISKEY

 

WELL I THINK I’M GOING TO CUTBANK, MONTANA

WHERE THE ONLY THING BETWEEN YOU AND ME

IS THE AIR THAT I BREATHE THE MOUNTAINS AND THE TREES

AND WE’LL LEAVE MISS WHISKEY HERE IN TENNESSEE

I KNOW THAT I’VE SPENT THE LAST YEARS IN A BOTTLE

TELLING YOU THAT THIS IS MY LAST DRINK

WHILE YOU SIT THERE AT MY TABLE AND QUOTE THE BIBLE

AND TELL ME WHAT I SHOULD AND WHAT I SHOULD NOT THINK

YOU SAY THAT I SHOULD PRAY AND ASK FOR GUIDANCE

ONLY JESUS CAN SET ME FREE

WELL I PRAY TO GOD AND I CUSS AT GOD

AND TIMES I WONDER IF THERE REALLY IS A GOD

BUT THROUGH IT ALL I KNOW THAT GOD IS WATCHING OVER ME

WELL I THINK I’M GOING TO CUTBANK, MONTANA

WHERE THE ONLY THING BETWEEN YOU AND ME

IS THE AIR THAT I BREATHE THE MOUNTAINS AND THE TREES

AND WE’LL LEAVE MISS WHISKEY HERE IN TENNESSEE

SOME PEOPLE, THEY BELIEVE THAT THE DEVIL

IS HIDING BETWEEN THE PAGES OF MARK AND LUKE

HE JUMBPS OUT OF YOUR CHURCH PEW ON SUNDAY MORNING

TRYING TO TAKE YOUR MONEY

AND SCARE THE HELL OUT OF YOU

WELL I FOUND THE DEVIL IN A BOTTLE OF JIM BEAM WHISKEY

AND IT’S GOT ME BY MY THROAT AND MY KNEES

I’M GRASPING AT THE THIN AIR OF RESISTANCE

AND I’M WONDERING IF I CAN REALLY LEAVE

AND I THINK I’M GOING TO CUTBANK, MONTANA

WHERE THE ONLY THING BETWEEN YOU AND ME

IS THE AIR THAT I BREATHE THE MOUNTAINS AND THE TREES

AND WE’LL LEAVE MISS WHISKEY HERE IN TENNESSEE

OH LORD WE’LL LEAVE MISS WHISKEY IN TENNESSEE

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1999 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT

 

TRAFFIC’S ALL STALLED OUT ON THE INTERSTATE

IT’S GOTTA GET MOVING OR I’M GONNA BE LATE

BOSSMAN STANDING THERE WATING BY THE DOOR

BOY YOU CAN’T BE LATE TO WORK NO MORE

YOU CAN’T BE COMING IN HERE AT HALF PAST NINE

YOU BELONG TO ME EIGHT THIRTY TO FIVE

YOU OUGHTA BE WORKING THAT ASSEMLY LINE

STICK YOUR FACTORY JOB WHERE THE SUN DOESN’T SHINE

‘CAUSE I’VE BEEN THERE AND I’VE DONE THAT

I’VE BEEN ROCK-N-ROLL OVER AND NEVER COMING BACK

SPENT MY LIFE PUNCHING A CLOCK ON A WALL

AND I DON’T KNOW, BUT I’VE BEEN TOLD

ANGELS IN HEAVEN, WALKING ON GOLD

SOLD ME DOWN THE RIVER WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACK

BEEN THERE DONE THAT

EIGHT HOURS A DAY FIVE DAYS A WEEK

TWELVE MONTHS A YEAR, MAN HAS GOTTEN ME BEAT

HUNDRED THOUSAND MILES ON MY PICK-UP TRUCK

MY KIDS NEEDED BRACES AND I NEED GOOD ….

CHARM LIKE A CAT IN A HAT

I’VE BEEN THERE DONE THAT

I’VE BEEN THERE AND I’VE DONE THAT

I’VE BEEN ROCK-N-ROLL OVER AND NEVER COMING BACK

SPENT MY LIFE PUNCHING A CLOCK ON A WALL

AND I DON’T KNOW BUT I’VE BEEN TOLD

ANGELS IN HEAVEN WALKING ON GOLD

SOLD ME DOWN THE RIVER WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACK

BEEN THERE DONE THAT

SOLD ME DOWN THE RIVER WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACK

BEEN THERE DONE THAT

Rockie Lynne

© 1999 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

DON’T THE DOOR HIT YA

MY OLD LADY WAS LOOKING KINDA SHADY

WHEN I CAME IN LAST NIGHT

I HAD LIQUOR ON MY BREATH LIPSTICK ON MY COLLAR

MAN, SHE WAS FIT TO BE TIED

SHE HAD HER SUITCASE PACKED UP

PICTURE FRAMES TORE UP

A HANGING BAG BY THE DOOR

SHE SAID “AIN’T NO USE IN TALKING

CAUSE HONEY I’M WALKING

I AIN’T LIVING WITH YOU NO MORE”

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T BE THINKING I’M GOING TO MISS YA

OR YOU’RE ALL I COULD FIND

I’VE GOT THEM ALL WAITING

JUST STANDING IN LINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

I SAID SEE YOU LATER ALLIGATOR BUT SIX MONTHS LATER

I WAS FEELING KIND OF LONESOME AND BLUE

I GOT A LETTER FROM HER LAWYER

SAID I HATE TO BE A BOTHER SHE’S TAKING IT AWAY FROM YOU

I GOT MY PICK-UP BACKED UP LOOKED LIKE I DONE SCREWED UP

BETTER GO AND MAKE IT RIGHT

YOU SHOULD HAVE HEARD HER WHEN SHE TOLD ME

WHAT I TOLD HER ON HER MAMA’S FRONT PORCH IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T BE THINKING I’M GOING TO MISS YOU

OR YOU’RE ALL I COULD FIND

I’VE GOT THEM ALL WAITING

JUST STANDING IN LINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T BE THINKING I’M GOING TO MISS YOU

OR YOU’RE ALL I COULD FIND

I’VE GOT THEM ALL WAITING

JUST STANDING IN LINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1999 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

10,000 MILES

 

IT’S A HUNDRED MILES TO COOKEVILLE

A HUNDRED MILES TO ALABAM

TWO HUNDRED MILES TO MEMPHIS TENNESSEE

AND I’M CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH YOU

IF YOU’D JUST SHUT UP AND LET IT BE

THERE MUST BE TEN THOUSAND MILES

BETWEEN YOU AND ME

WELL I’D SWIM ANY RIVER CLIMB ANY MOUNTAIN

I’D SHIMMY ANY OLD OAK TREE

I’D DANCE WITH THE DEVIL ON SATURDAY NIGHT

IF YOU’D JUST TALK TO ME

WITH THIS WALL WE’VE BUILT BETWEEN US

WE HAVE TO GO AROUND THE WORLD TO SPEAK

THERE MUST BE TEN THOUSAND MILES

BETWEEN YOU AND ME

COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN

WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE END

HOW CAN WE EVER BE LOVERS

IF WE CAN’T EVEN BE FRIENDS

LIKE I HATE TO SEE YOU COMING

ON YOUR HIGH HORSE AND FANCY WAYS

I’D LIKE TO TAKE YOU BACK DOWN THAT OLD DIRT ROAD

WHERE WE STARTED IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS

WELL I’D SWIM ANY RIVER CLIMB ANY MOUNTAIN

I’D SHIMMY ANY OLD OAK TREE

I’D DANCE WITH THE DEVIL ON SATURDAY NIGHT

IF YOU’D JUST TALK TO ME

WITH THIS WALL WE’VE BUILT BETWEEN US

WE HAVE TO GO AROUND THE WORLD TO SPEAK

THERE MUST BE TEN THOUSAND MILES

BETWEEN YOU AND ME

WELL I’D SWIM ANY RIVER CLIMB ANY MOUNTAIN

I’D SHIMMY ANY OLD OAK TREE

I’D DANCE WITH THE DEVIL ON SATURDAY NIGHT

IF YOU’D JUST TALK TO ME

WITH THIS WALL WE’VE BUILT BETWEEN US

WE HAVE TO GO AROUND THE WORLD TO SPEAK

THERE MUST BE TEN THOUSAND MILES

BETWEEN YOU AND ME

THERE MUST BE TEN THOUSAND MILES

BETWEEN YOU AND ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1999 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

WHAT’S SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE

 

SHE FIGHTS THE MORNING CROWD AND GETS HER KIDS TO SCHOOL

SHE WORKS DOWN AT THE GROCERY

UNTIL EARLY AFTERNOON

SHE FIGHTS THE GOOD FIGHT ALL DAY LONG

SHE GATHERS UP HER FAITH AND HOPE AND LOVE

AND TAKES IT HOME

SHE FEEDS HER FAMILY BY THAT LIGHT IN THE HALL

IT’S NOTHING FANCY BUT IT’S ENOUGH FOR THEM ALL

THEY LOOK UP TO HEAVEN BEFORE THEIR MEAL

SOMETIMES YOU’VE TO LIVE WITH THAT CARDS YOU DEAL

THAT’S WHAT SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE

YOU CAN SEE IT IN HER SMILE YOU CAN FEEL IT ON HER FACE

‘CAUSE SHE KNOWS THOSE KIDS ARE SAFE IN THIS PLACE

AND THAT’S WHAT’S SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE

EVERYWHERE SHE LOOKS SHE SEES THE SIGNS OF HER AGE

FROM THAT STRANGER IN THE MIRROR

WITH THOSE LINES ON HER FACE

SHE REMEMBERS WHAT HER MAMA SAID WHEN HER DADDY LEFT THEM ALONE

SHE SAID “HONEY, ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE TO MAKE A HOME”

THAT’S WHAT SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE

YOU CAN SEE IT IN HER SMILE YOU CAN FEEL IT ON HER FACE

‘CAUSE SHE KNOWS THOSE KIDS ARE SAFE IN THIS PLACE

AND THAT’S WHAT’S SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE

THOSE NIGHTS ARE LONG AND THOSE DAYS ARE HARD

BUT NOT AS HARD AS THOSE SHOTS TO THE FACE

AND EVERY NIGHT SHE TRIES TO FIND AWAY

SO THAT IN HEART SHE CAN FORGIVE SOMEDAY

THAT’S WHAT SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE

YOU CAN SEE IT IN HER SMILE YOU CAN FEEL IT ON HER FACE

‘CAUSE SHE KNOWS THOSE KIDS ARE SAFE IN THIS PLACE

AND THAT’S WHAT’S SO AMAZING SO UTTERLY AMAZING

YEAH THAT’S WHAT SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1999 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

 

WANT TO TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

SET UP IN A SUNNY SIDE TRAILER PARK

AND OPEN UP AFTER DARK

MY BROTHER BUBBA CAN VALET PARK

YOUR PICK UP IN MY YARD

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

I GOT ELEVEN HUNDRED TWENTY NINE SQUARE FEET

A PARTY SPACE YOU KNOW

I GOT THE BIGGEST BATHROOMS IN THE WHOLE DANG TOWN

GOLD HANDLES ON MY COMODE

SWING DOORS AND A WHIRL POOL TUB

WHERE MY BEER GARDEN WILL PRESIDE

A NEON SIGN POINTING TOWARD THE BEDROOM

TO RENT OUT OVERNIGHT

WANT TO TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

SET UP IN A SUNNY SIDE TRAILER PARK

AND OPEN UP AFTER DARK

MY BROTHER BUBBA CAN VALET PARK

YOUR PICK UP IN MY YARD

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

AW STAND ON IT SON…

I’M GONNA HANG SOME TINSEL IN THE HALLWAY

AS A BACKDROP FOR THE BAND

I’M GONNA BUILD A STAGE IN MY LIVING ROOM

COVERED LIGHTS IN A COFFEE CAN

HANG A MIRRORED BALL FROM MY CATHERDAL. CEILING

SO THAT EVERYONE CAN SEE

ONE RED-NECK ENTRERPRISING, HILL-BILLY

THE GUY I TURNED OUT TO BE

WANT TO TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

SET UP IN A SUNNY SIDE TRAILER PARK

AND OPEN UP AFTER DARK

MY BROTHER BUBBA CAN VALET PARK

YOUR PICK UP IN MY YARD

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1996 Surf’s Up Publishing Company (BMI)

 

 

I BOUGHT THE SHOES

 

CRYIN’ IN MY BEER GLASS

LISTENIN’ TO A SMART-ASS

CUSSIN’ THE BARTENDER A FEW FEET AWAY

MY WIFE SHE MADE A FAST BREAK

AND I CAN’T TAKE THE HEART ACHE

SIT HERE ON THIS BARSTOOL ONE MORE DAY

I BOUGHT HER A NEW CAR AND A CLOSET FULL OF CLOTHES

WHEN SHE SAID SHE DIDN’T LIKE IT

I PAID FOR HER NEW NOSE

I PUT HER IN A MANSION AND SUPPLIED HER EVERY NEED

I BOUGHT THE SHOES THAT JUST WALKED OUT ON ME

NO MY MOMMA TOLD ME SON YOU BETTER HOLD ON TO WHAT YOU GOT

AND DON’T BE FOOLED INTO THINKIN’ IT’S YOU

THAT’S MAKIN HER THAT HOT

IT’S THAT DIAMOND RING THAT FANCY CAR

AND YOU’RE BRAND NEW WATCH AND CHAIN

YOU HAVE TO GIVE IT UP GO STRAIGHT TO HELL

WHEN YOU GIVE HER YOUR NAME

I BOUGHT HER A NEW CAR AND A CLOSET FULL OF CLOTHES

WHEN SHE SAID SHE DIDN’T LIKE IT

I PAID FOR HER NEW NOSE

I PUT HER IN A MANSION AND SUPPLIED HER EVERY NEED

I BOUGHT THE SHOES THAT JUST WALKED OUT ON ME

WALK ON

I BOUGHT HER A NEW CAR AND A CLOSET FULL OF CLOTHES

WHEN SHE SAID SHE DIDN’T LIKE IT

I PAID FOR HER NEW NOSE

I PUT HER IN A MANSION AND SUPPLIED HER EVERY NEED

I BOUGHT THE SHOES THAT JUST WALKED OUT ON ME

YEAH I BOUGHT THE SHOES THAT JUST WALKED OUT ON ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1995 Surf’s Up Publishing Company (BMI)

 

 

SOUTHERN BELLE

 

THERE’S A ROAD IN NORTHERN CAROLINA

WHERE THE TALL GRASS MEETS THOSE LONG NEEDLE SILVER PINE

AND THE HILLS THEY GO ON FOREVER

ON TOP A VALLEY IREDELL COUNTY LINE

AND THERE’S A GIRL WHO LIVES THERE ON OLD FOX MOUNTAIN

WHO CAN MAKE THE RAIN WITH HER TEARS OF PAIN

SOMETIMES SHE SEES VISIONS IN HER DREAMS

OF HER YESTERDAYS THE WAY IT USED TO BE

SOUTHERN BELLE SOUTHERN BELLE

CAN YOU HEAR THE CRY OF A LONELY SOUTHERN BELLE

THEY’LL TELL YOU ON FOX MOUNTAIN

IT’S THE SOUTHERN WIND THAT WAILS

IF THE TRUTH BE KNOWN IT’S A HURTFUL PRIDE

OF A LONELY SOUTHERN BELLE

AT TIME AND TIME AGAIN HIS MOMMA TOLD HIM

A BOY GO FOR GOLD DON’T EVER STOP TO LOOK BACK

SOMEWHERE IN A COLD BAR IN CHICAGO

SINGING BLUE GRASS SONGS UNDERNEATH THE NEON SIGN

THERE’S A POOR BOY FROM THE OUTSKIRTS OF IREDELL COUNTY

DRINKIN’ BEER AND DREAMING OF THE OLD TIMES

SOMETIMES HE SEES VISIONS IN HIS DREAMS

OF HIS YESTERDAYS THE WAY IT USED TO BE

SOUTHERN BELLE SOUTHERN BELLE

CAN YOU HEAR THE CRY OF A LONELY SOUTHERN BELLE

THEY’LL TELL YOU ON FOX MOUNTAIN

IT’S THE SOUTHERN WIND THAT WAILS

IF THE TRUTH BE KNOWN IT’S A HURTFUL PRIDE

OF A LONELY SOUTHERN BELLE

SOMETIMES THEY SEE VISIONS IN THEIR DREAMS

OF THEIR YESTERDAYS THE WAY IT USED TO BE

SOUTHERN BELLE SOUTHERN BELLE

CAN YOU HEAR THE CRY OF A LONELY SOUTHERN BELLE

THEY’LL TELL YOU ON FOX MOUNTAIN

IT’S THE SOUTHERN WIND THAT WAILS

IF THE TRUTH BE KNOWN IT’S A HURTFUL PRIDE

OF A LONELY SOUTHERN BELLE

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1995 Surf’s Up Publishing (BMI)

 

 

STEPDADDY

 

I WONDER HOW YOU ARE DOING THIS MORNING

WAS YOUR BREAKFAST GOOD

AND DID THEY COMB YOUR HAIR

ALL THE SPECIAL THINGS THAT YOU NEED

LITTLE GIRLS TAKE EXTRA CARE

I WONDER HOW YOU’RE DOING

EVERY TIME YOU’RE OVER THERE

THIS MORNING ON YOUR PILLOW

ON YOUR BED WITH DALMATION COVERS

I FOUND THAT SNOOPY DOG THAT YOU LOVE SO MUCH

YOUR FAVORITE SHIRT AND THAT OLD GRAY CAP

THAT WE FORGOT TO PACK

GOD I CAN’T WAIT ‘TIL SUNDAY

WHEN I CAN HAVE YOU BACK

YOUR STEPDADDY’S GOT A REAL DADDY PAIN

HOLDING MY HEART THAT YOU FILLED WHEN YOU CAME

INTO MY LIFE WITH YOUR MOMMA

THEY SWEAR IT’S NOT THE SAME

YOUR STEPDADDY’S GOT A REAL DADDY PAIN

YOU TELL ME YOU DON’T LIKE IT

THE WAY THEY TALK ABOUT ME LIKE THEY DO

TELL YOU I’M NOT WHAT YOU THINK I AM

IN THIS LIFE UNDER DIFFERENT ROADS

MORE THAN ONE NAME FOR A ROSE

BUT YOU’RE THE ONE TO DECIDE THE WAY YOUR LIFE GOES

YOUR STEPDADDY’S GOT A REAL DADDY PAIN

HOLDING MY HEART THAT YOU FILLED WHEN YOU CAME

INTO MY LIFE WITH YOUR MOMMA

THEY SWEAR IT’S NOT THE SAME

YOUR STEPDADDY’S GOT A REAL DADDY PAIN

YOUR STEPDADDY’S GOT A REAL DADDY PAIN

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1995 Surf’s Up Publishing Company (BMI)

 

 

WAY OF AN ANGEL

 

I LIKE THE WAY YOU’RE BODY MOVES WHEN YOU WALK

JUST KIND OF SOFT AND FREE

AND I LIKE THE WAY YOU LIFT MY SPIRITS

WHEN WE TALK ABOUT

HOW YOU BELIEVE IN ME

AND I KNOW AS SURE AS I LIVE AND BREATHE

GOD HAS SENT YOU HERE FOR ME

TO LIGHT MY PATH AND GUIDE MY WAY

AND LOVE ME LIKE YOU DO EVERYDAY

THAT’S THE WAY OF AN ANGEL

JUST KIND OF SOFT AND FREE YOU SEE

THAT’S THE WAY THAT HEAVEN MEANT IT TO BE

LOVE FROM MY ANGEL TO ME

I LIKE THE WAY THE EARTH TURNS WHEN YOU BREATHE

IT’S AXIS OF LOVE

AND I LIKE THEY THAT YOU GIVE ME EVERYTHING I NEED

OH YOU’RE WHAT I DREAMIN’ OF

WHENEVER I CLOSE MY EYES

I CAN FEEL YOUR BODY NEXT TO MINE

OUR HEARTS POUNDING LIKE ROLLING THUNDER

IMAGES CAUGHT IN MY MIND

THAT’S THE WAY OF AN ANGEL

JUST KIND OF SOFT AND FREE YOU SEE

THAT’S THE WAY THAT HEAVEN MEANT IT TO BE

LOVE FROM MY ANGEL TO ME

I KNOW AS SURE AS I LIVE AND BREATHE

GOD SENT YOU HERE FOR ME

TO LIGHT MY PATH AND GUIDE MY WAY

AND LOVE ME LIKE YOU DO EVERYDAY

THAT’S THE WAY OF AN ANGEL

JUST KIND OF SOFT AND FREE YOU SEE

THAT’S THE WAY THAT HEAVEN MEANT IT TO BE

LOVE FROM MY ANGEL TO ME

THAT’S THE WAY OF AN ANGEL

JUST KIND OF SOFT AND FREE YOU SEE

THAT’S THE WAY THAT HEAVEN MEANT IT TO BE

LOVE FROM MY ANGEL TO ME

LOVE FROM MY ANGEL TO… LOVE FROM MY ANGEL TO…

LOVE FROM MY ANGEL TO ME

 

Rockie Lynne

©1995 Surf’s Up Publishing Company (BMI)

HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

 

PACKED MY TRUCK WITH EVERYTHING I OWN

SAID MY GOODBYES AND THREW AWAY MY PHONE

DIDN’T KNOW WHERE I WAS GOING SO I JUST DROVE

SOUTH OF MIAMI DOWN THROUGH THE KEYS

THE ROAD FINALLY ENDED WHEN I HIT THE SEA

SENT A POSTCARD HOME SAYIN’ DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT ME

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

MAKING SURE THE BREEZE KEEPS BLOWING

WATCHING OVER THE STARS AT NIGHT

UNTIL THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT IN THE MORNING

I AIN’T WORRIED BOUT A DANG THING

KEEP YOUR GOLD WATCHES AND BRASS RINGS

I’M TIRED OF GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

STRING BIKINIS AND LONG BLONDE HAIR

YOU CAN TASTE THE SALT IN THE AIR

PEOPLE ACTIN’ AND LAUGHIN’

LIKE THEY DON’T HAVE A PRAYER

WELL IT’S 24/7 AT MY NEW OCCUPATION

I DON’T EARN A DIME BUT I WOULDN’T TRADE IT

WORKIN’ OVERTIME ON THIS PERMINANT VACATION

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

MAKING SURE THE BREEZE KEEPS BLOWING

WATCHING OVER THE STARS AT NIGHT

UNTIL THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT IN THE MORNING

I AIN’T WORRIED BOUT A DANG THING

KEEP YOUR GOLD WATCHES AND BRASS RINGS

I’M TIRED OF GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

IT’S UP TO YOU WHAT YOU DO WITH YOUR LIFE

AND I’LL BE SPENDING MINE

JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

MAKING SURE THE BREEZE KEEPS BLOWING

WATCHING OVER THE STARS AT NIGHT

UNTIL THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT IN THE MORNING

I AIN’T WORRIED BOUT A DANG THING

KEEP YOUR GOLD WATCHES AND BRASS RINGS

I’M TIRED OF GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

I’M TIRED OF GOING THE MOTIONS

I’M JUST HOLDIN’ BACK THE OCEAN

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

© 2004 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), Universal Songs Of Polygram, Inc. (BMI)

International Copyright Secured. All rights reserved. Used by Permission

 

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

FROM THE CITIES TO THE FARMLAND

NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST

FROM THE ROCKIES TO THE OCEAN

AIN’T AMERICA THE BEST

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR,

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

WE ALL CAME HERE FROM SOMEWHERE

LORD HELP US NOT FORGET

THAT WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

MAN AIN’T AMERICA THE BEST

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THE LADY IN THE HARBOR

WITH HER TORCH HELD HIGH

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

AND THAT BIG MONTANA SKY

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

© 2008 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)/Byron Hill Music/Quinnford Music (ASCAP)

International Copyright Secured. All rights reserved. Used by Permission

 

 

SUPER COUNTRY COWBOY

 

MY DADDY LIKED GEORGE JONES, HAGGARD AND BUCK OWENS

MAMA LIKED THE EAGLES AND THE BEATLES AND THE ROLLING STONES

WHEN I WAS JUST A LITTLE KID

I BECAME A HYBRID

A SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

I'M A TWIST AND SHOUTING, ACHY BREAKING, BUST A MOVE ON YOU

RIGHT NOW BOY

GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

WHEN ELVIS SANG HOUND DOG THEY SAID IT WAS THE DEVIL'S TONGUE

THEY CENSORED HIM ON SULLIVAN, NOW HE'S LOVED BY EVERYONE

THERE'S AN F.M. EVOLUTION, COUNTRY MUSIC REVOLUTION

LP, CD, RIP IT FROM YOUR MP3 BOY

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

I'M A TWIST AND SHOUTING, ACHY BREAKING, BUST A MOVE ON YOU

RIGHT NOW BOY

GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

THERE'S A NEW BRANCH ON THE FAMILY TREE

AND IT ALL STARTS RIGHT HERE WITH ME

I’M A SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

I'M A TWIST AND SHOUTING, ACHY BREAKING, BUST A MOVE ON YOU

RIGHT NOW BOY

SUPER-COUNTRY-EVANGELIC-ROCK-A-BILLY-PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY

GET UP OUT OF YOUR SEAT

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)/Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), Universal Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI) International

Copyright Secured. All rights reserved. Used by Permission

 

 

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

 

HE WAS STANDING THERE, NEXT TO THAT PREACHER MAN

SHAKIN’ AS HE SLIPPED THAT DIAMOND ON HER HAND

THEY CUT THE CAKE, HAD A WHIRLWIND HONEYMOON

NOW ON THE MANTLE THERE’S A PICTURE OF A BRIDE AND GROOM

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME, I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

THE ONE WHO GETS TO LOVE YOU FOR ETERNITY

I AM SO BLESSED AND I CONFESS

THIS IS SO MUCH MORE THAN I HAVE EVER DREAMED

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

YOU WERE LYING THERE, WE WERE SCARED TO DEATH

YOU WERE PUSHING AS I TRIED TO HELP YOU CATCH YOUR BREATH

THROUGH ALL THAT PAIN, OUR MIRACLE OF JOY

I CRIED LIKE A BABY WHEN THEY HANDED ME OUR BOY

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME, I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

I LOOK INTO HIS EYES AND IT’S US I SEE

I AM SO BLESSED AND I CONFESS

THIS IS SO MUCH MORE THAN I HAVE EVER DREAMED

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

OF ALL THE PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD

THERE’S JUST ONE LUCKY SOUL

HOLDING YOU GIRL

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME, I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

THE ONE WHO GETS TO LOVE YOU FOR ETERNITY

I AM SO BLESSED AND I CONFESS

THIS IS SO MUCH MORE THAN I EVER DREAMED

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

I CAN’T BELIEVE….

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S ME

 

Rockie Lynne, Tim Johnson

© 2008 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)/The Bigger They Are (SESAC) and FSMGI (MRO) State One Copyrights America (SESAC)

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DO WE STILL

 

FROM ACROSS THE ROOM

I CAN FEEL THIS TENSION BETWEEN US

IT’S ALWAYS THERE JUST OUT OF SIGHT

AND WE BOTH KNOW

THAT LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY IT I CAN READ BETWEEN THE LINES

WHOSE GONNA LEAVE

WHOSE GONNA STAY

HOW LONG CAN THIS HOUSE AND TWO CARS

AND ONE LITTLE GIRL STAND IN OUR WAY

HOW LONG CAN WE KEEP HOLDING ON

TO SOMETHING THAT’S ALREADY GONE

GIRL LIFE’S TOO SHORT TO LOVE LIKE THIS

TOO TIRED TRY TOO SCARED TO QUIT

WE TOOK TO HEART THE VOWS WE MADE

BUT SOMEHOW LOST THE WILL

WE SAID I DO

BUT DO WE STILL

HANGING ON THE WALL IS AN EIGHT BY TEN REMINDER

YOU IN YOUR GOWN AND ME IN MY RENTED TUX

WE HAD IT ALL

WHEN ALL WE HAD WERE PRICELESS DREAMS

BUT NOW THERE GONE THAT OLD PICTURE GATHERS DUST

TOMORROWS CAN SURVIVE IN A WORLD OF YESTERDAYS

WE FILLED UP OUR LIVES WITH PRETTY THINGS

BUT WHAT WE LOST CAN’T BE REPLACED

HOW LONG CAN WE KEEP HOLDING ON

TO SOMETHING THAT’S ALREADY GONE

GIRL LIFE’S TOO SHORT TO LOVE LIKE THIS

TOO TIRED TO TRY TOO SCARED TO QUIT

WE TOOK TO HEART THE VOWS WE MADE

BUT SOMEHOW LOST THE WILL

WE SAID I DO

BUT DO WE STILL

HOW LONG CAN WE KEEP HOLDING ON

TO SOMETHING THAT’S ALREADY GONE

GIRL LIFE’S TOO SHORT TO LOVE LIKE THIS

TOO TIRED TO TRY TOO SCARED TO QUIT

WE TOOK TO HEART THE VOWS WE MADE

BUT SOMEHOW LOST THE WILL

WE SAID I DO

BUT DO WE STILL

BABY DO WE STILL

OH BABY DO WE STILL

BABY DO WE STILL

BABY DO WE STILL

 

Rockie Lynne, Rob Crosby, Will Rambeaux

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), John’s Island Music (BMI), Bayou Blue Music admin by Oven Music (BMI)

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DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

 

WANT TO TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

SET UP IN A SUNNY SIDE TRAILER PARK

AND OPEN UP AFTER DARK

MY BROTHER BUBBA CAN VALET PARK

YOUR PICK UP IN MY YARD

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

I GOT ELEVEN HUNDRED TWENTY NINE SQUARE FEET

A PARTY SPACE YOU KNOW

I GOT THE BIGGEST BATHROOMS IN THE WHOLE DANG TOWN

GOLD HANDLES ON MY COMODE

SWING DOORS AND A WHIRL POOL TUB

WHERE MY BEER GARDEN WILL PRESIDE

A NEON SIGN POINTING TOWARD THE BEDROOM

TO RENT OUT OVERNIGHT

WANT TO TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

SET UP IN A SUNNY SIDE TRAILER PARK

AND OPEN UP AFTER DARK

MY BROTHER BUBBA CAN VALET PARK

YOUR PICK UP IN MY YARD

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

AW STAND ON IT SON…

I’M GONNA HANG SOME TINSEL IN THE HALLWAY

AS A BACKDROP FOR THE BAND

I’M GONNA BUILD A STAGE IN MY LIVING ROOM

COVERED LIGHTS IN A COFFEE CAN

HANG A MIRRORED BALL FROM MY CATHERDAL. CEILING

SO THAT EVERYONE CAN SEE

ONE RED-NECK ENTRERPRISING, HILL-BILLY

THE GUY I TURNED OUT TO BE

WANT TO TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

SET UP IN A SUNNY SIDE TRAILER PARK

AND OPEN UP AFTER DARK

MY BROTHER BUBBA CAN VALET PARK

YOUR PICK UP IN MY YARD

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

WHEN I TURN MY DOUBLE WIDE VINYL SIDED MOBILE HOME

INTO A HONKY TONK BAR

Rockie Lynne

© 1996 Surf’s Up Publishing Company (BMI)

LIPSTICK

WELL ENOUGH OF THIS NONSENCE BABY

WE’RE BIGGER THAN THIS

LET’S GET BACK TO US

AND THE THRILL WE FELT WITH OUR FIRST KISS

YOU KNOW THE ROAD CAN TAKE US

OUT WHERE WE BOTH FEEL SO ALIVE

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

WE CAN GO DOWN TO OLE EL PASO

SPEND THE NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS

GO OUT TO CALIFORNIA

LIKE WE’VE ALWAYS DREAMED

MAKE LOVE OUT IN THE DESERT

I CAN WATCH THE SUNSET IN YOUR EYES

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

WELL I’M TIRED OF THIS LIFE WE’RE LIVING

DREAMING DEAD END DREAMS

LIKE AN OLD WORN OUT SHAG CARPET

FRAYING AT THE SEAMS

YOU KNOW WE GOT TO CHANGE IT

KNOW WAITIN TIL THE TIME IS RIGHT

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

WE CAN GO DOWN TO OLE EL PASO

SPEND THE NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS

GO OUT TO CALIFORNIA

LIKE WE’VE ALWAYS DREAMED

MAKE LOVE OUT IN THE DESERT

I CAN WATCH THE SUNSET IN YOUR EYES

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

LET ME TOUCH YOU, LET ME LOVE YOU

LET YOUR HEART RACE NEXT TO MINE

DOWN TO OLE EL PASO

SPEND THE NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS

GO OUT TO CALIFORNIA

LIKE WE’VE ALWAYS DREAMED

MAKE LOVE OUT IN THE DESERT

I CAN WATCH THE SUNSET IN YOUR EYES

LET’S GO TONIGHT

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON WHILE I DRIVE

YOU CAN PUT YOUR LIPSTICK ON

WHILE I DRIVE

WHILE I DRIVE

 

Rockie Lynne, Mark Prentice

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Universal Careers-BMG Music (BMI)

 

 

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

WHEN YOU BREAK MY HEART

DON’T LET ME DOWN GENTLY

LET ME DOWN HARD

YOU’RE THINKIN’ WE CAN BE FRIENDS

BABY THINK AGAIN

IF YOU CARE ANYTHING ABOUT WHAT WE USE TO BE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

DON’T LEAVE ANY HOPE

DON’T LEAVE ANY DREAMS

WHEN YOU GO

TAKE EVERYTHING

I GAVE YOU MY HEART

YOU’LL LEAVE WITH MY SOUL

NOW’S NOT THE TIME TO CHOKE

ON SOME OLD MEMORY

JUST LEAVE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

YOUR HAND HOLDS THE KEY

YOUR EYES HOLD A TEAR

YOUR SUITCASE IS PACKED TO LEAVE

BUT YOU’RE STILL HERE

DON’T KISS ME AGAIN

I’LL TAKE IT LIKE A MAN

DON’T SAY YOU’LL ALWAYS LOVE ME

SHOW SOME MERCY

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

DON’T LEAVE ANY HOPE

DON’T LEAVE ANY DREAMS

WHEN YOU GO

TAKE EVERYTHING

I GAVE YOU MY HEART

YOU’LL LEAVE WITH MY SOUL

NOW’S NOT THE TIME TO CHOKE

ON SOME OLD MEMORY

JUST LEAVE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

DON’T LEAVE ANY HOPE

DON’T LEAVE ANY DREAMS

WHEN YOU GO

TAKE EVERYTHING

I GAVE YOU MY HEART

YOU’LL LEAVE WITH MY SOUL

NOW’S NOT THE TIME TO CHOKE

ON SOME OLD MEMORY

JUST LEAVE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

JUST LEAVE, PLEASE

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY

DON’T MAKE THIS EASY ON ME

 

Rockie Lynne, Mitzi Dawn, Kim Tribble

© 2004 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI) Songs of Windswept (BMI), Whipsaw-Category 5 Publishing (ASCAP)

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EVERY MAN’S GOT A MOUNTAIN

 

IT AIN’T EASY THE ROAD TO LIFE IT AIN’T EASY

IT DON’T MATTER IF YOUR BLACK OR WHITE

NOBODY RIDES FOR FREE

WELL BELIEVE ME

LIFE IS A BITTER SWEET JOURNEY

AND EVERYBODY THAT STARTS OUT IN THE CRADLE

STILL ENDS UP IN THE GRAVE

EVERY MAN’S GOT A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

HE’S GOT HIS OWN CROSS TO BEAR

EVERY DAY IS JUST ANOTHER STEP YOU TAKE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

YOU MIGHT BE A RICH KID

LIVIN’ ON MILK AND HONEY

LIVIN’ OFF YOUR DADDY’S MONEY

BUT MONEY AIN’T EVERYTHING

CAN’T BUY FORGIVENESS

IT SURE CAN’T BUY SALVATION

BUT IT CAN NUMB YOUR SENSES AND TARNISH YOUR GOLDEN RINGS

EVERY MAN’S GOT A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

HE’S GOT HIS OWN CROSS TO BEAR

EVERY DAY IS JUST ANOTHER STEP YOU TAKE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

YOU CAN HAVE NOTHING AND STILL HAVE IT ALL

BE A BLIND MAN AND STILL SEE

YOU CAN BE LOCKED UP IN A CELL

BUT YOUR HEART CAN STILL BE FREE

IT AIN’T EASY THE ROAD TO LIFE IT AIN’T EASY

EVERYBODY’S GOT A CROSS TO BEAR

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

YOU CAN HAVE NOTHING I’D STILL HAVE IT ALL

BE A BLIND MAN AND STILL SEE

YOU CAN BE LOCKED UP IN A CELL

BUT YOUR HEART CAN STILL BE FREE

IT AIN’T EASY THE ROAD TO LIFE IT AIN’T EASY

EVERYBODY’S GOT A OWN CROSS TO BEAR

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

EVERYBODY’S GOT A CROSS TO BEAR

ON THE ROAD THAT TAKES YOU THERE

 

Rockie Lynne. Kostas Lizardes, Allen Sostrin

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI),Seven Angels Music (BMI)/Universal Songs of Polygram Inc. (BMI)

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HOME

 

EIGHTEEN AND CALLED FOR DUTY

GOD AND COUNTRY AND FELLOW MAN

BEACHES MADE FOR BEAUTY

ARE COVERED WITH BLOODY GRAINS OF SAND

MOTHERS HIDE YOUR CHILDREN

THERE’S DANGER IN THIS LAND

AND FATHER PLEASE FORGIVE ME

FOR I KNOW NOT WHO I AM

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

WELL I CAN HEAR THE DEVILS CALLING

BOMBS AND SIRENS FILL UP THE AIR

AND I CAN SEE MY BROTHERS FALLING

EVERY WHERE GOD EVERY WHERE

MOTHERS HIDE YOUR CHILDREN

THERE’S DANGER IN THIS LAND

AND FATHER PLEASE FORGIVE ME

FOR I KNOW NOT WHO I AM

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

WON’T YOU FLY HOME MY SWEET ANGEL

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

FLY HOME TO MY SWEET ANGEL

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

WON’T YOU FLY ON HOME TO ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2001 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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MISSING YOU

 

SEPTEMBER MORNING IN MONTANA

SITTING ON A MOUNTAIN TOP

LOOKING DOWN AT THE WATER

TRYING TO FIND ITS WAY BACK TO THE SEA

THERE’S A COOL BREEZE BLOWING

BRINGING HEAT FOR A SUMMER DAY

THERE’S A TRAIN WHISTLE CALLING

TAKING ME AWAY

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

AND ALL THE LITTLE THINGS

THE LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU DO

I NEVER KNEW I COULD LOVE

THE WAY I LOVE YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

THERE WAS A TIME IN MY LIFE

WHEN I WOULD HAVE STAYED HERE FOREVER

BUT EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE IS LIKE MOMENT CAPTURED

AND MOMENT LOST

I FEEL LIKE GOD’S GIVEN ME A SECOND CHANCE

LITTLE LADY I DON’T WANT TO MISS A THING

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

AND ALL THE LITTLE THINGS

THE LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU DO

I NEVER KNEW I COULD LOVE

THE WAY I LOVE YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

TEARS ARE FALLING DOWN LIKE A HOLY WATERFALL

CLEANSING MY VERY SOUL

I JUST WANT TO HOLD YOU AND NEVER NEVER LET GO

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

AND ALL THE LITTLE THINGS

THE LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU DO

I NEVER KNEW I COULD LOVE

THE WAY I LOVE YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

BABY I’M JUST MISSING YOU

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2000 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

 

MAKE UP YOUR MIND

TAKE ME OR LEAVE ME

WE’RE JUST WASTING TIME

LETTIN’ LOVE BE

WE’RE STANDING IN THE VALLEY

WITH A SHADOW OF A DOUBT

LOOKIN FOR ANSWERS

HALF WAY IN AND HALF WAY OUT

LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

TREAT ME LIKE I’M GONNA LEAVE

TELL ME THAT YOU WANT ME

SAY IT SO I CAN BELIEVE

BABY HOLD ME

LIKE THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO BE

TONIGHT WHEN YOU’RE LOVIN’ ME

LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

WE’VE BEEN TOGETHER

THROUGH THE GOOD TIMES AND THE BAD

WE PROMISED FOREVER

WITH ALL THAT WE HAD

BUT LATELY BABY

THINGS JUST AIN’T BEEN RIGHT

SO COME OVER HERE LADY

AND LOVE TONIGHT

I LOVE YOU LIKE I’M GONNA LOSE YOU

I’LL MAKE YOU NEVER WANT TO LEAVE

YOU’LL KNOW HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU

BABY I BELIEVE

LET ME HOLD YOU THIS IS WHERE I WANNA BE

TONIGHT WHEN I’M LOVIN’ YOU

I’LL LOVE YOU LIKE I’M GONNA LOSE YOU

BABY HOLD ME

CAUSE THIS WHERE WE WANNA BE

TONIGHT WHEN YOU’RE LOVIN’ ME

LOVE ME LIKE YOU’RE GONNA LOSE ME

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2004 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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MORE

 

YOU SAY I’M YOUR EVERYTHING

THE HALF THAT MAKES YOU WHOLE

YOU SAY YOU LOVE ME WITH ALL YOUR HEART

YOUR BODY AND YOUR SOUL

YOU SAY YOUR LOVE IS AN OCEAN

WITHOUT ANY SHORE

YOU ASK HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU

I LOVE YOU MORE

I’D GIVE YOU MY SEAT ON THE TRAIN TO HEAVEN

IF ONLY ONE US COULD GO

GIVE EVERY OUNCE OF BLOOD IN MY BODY

IF NO PAIN YOU’D EVER KNOW

I’D FIGHT EVERY EVIL

THAT EVER CAME AGAINST OUR DOOR

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME

I LOVE YOU MORE

WAKIN’ UP WITH YOU IN THE MORNING

AND SEEING YOUR SMILING FACE

MAKES ME FEEL LIKE GOD

HAS PUT US IN A PERMENANT STATE OF GRACE

YOUR KISS TELLS ME YOU NEED ME

LIKE NOBODY HAS BEFORE

YOU SAY HOW MUCH YOU WANT ME

I WANT YOU

MORE

WITH EVERY DAY THAT GOES BY

WHEN I HOLD YOU EVERY NIGHT

OUR LOVE WILL LAST UNTIL THE END OF TIME

THEN BABY WE’LL FIND EVEN MORE

I’D GIVE YOU MY SEAT ON THE TRAIN TO HEAVEN

IF ONLY ONE OF US COULD GO

GIVE EVERY OUNCE OF BLOOD IN MY BODY

IF NO PAIN YOU’D EVER KNOW

I’D FIGHT EVERY EVIL

THAT EVER CAME AGAINST OUR DOOR

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE

I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE

I LOVE YOU

MORE

 

Rockie Lynne, Dennis Morgan

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Little Shop Of Morgan Songs (BMI)

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THE ONLY REASON

 

FOUR THIRTY A.M. JULY TWENTY EIGHT

IN THE MIDDLE OF A STORM NEVER TOUCHING THE BRAKE

I DROVE LIKE A BAT OUT OF HELL DOWN THAT LONELY OLD FOUR LANE

WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF HOUSTON JUST FADIN’ BEHIND

MY TIRES TEARIN’ UP THE ROAD TOWARDS THE STATE LINE

I WAS LEAVING THE GREAT LONE STAR STATE THAT I LOVE, FOR GOOD

FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN WHO LIVES IN LOUISIANA

ON A BAYOU BY THE RIVER WITH THE MOON IN HER HAIR

AND WHEN I GET THERE I’M GONNA GET DOWN ON ONE KNEE

‘CAUSE WHEREVER SHE IS, BOY THAT’S HOME FOR ME

DON’T GET ME WRONG

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

SHE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

JUST ABOUT BATON ROUGE I WAS CHANGIN’ MY MIND

THINKIN’ ‘BOUT ALL THE THINGS I’D BE LEAVING BEHIND

LIKE A RED RIVER SUNRISE AND THE STARS ON A GALVESTON NIGHT

FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN WHO LIVES IN LOUISIANA

ON A BAYOU BY THE RIVER WITH THE MOON IN HER HAIR

AND WHEN I GET THERE I’M GONNA GET DOWN ON ONE KNEE

‘CAUSE WHEREVER SHE IS, BOY THAT’S HOME FOR ME

DON’T GET ME WRONG

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

SHE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

LIKE LONG, LONELY NIGHTS

WONDERIN’ WHERE I’D SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE

GONE

LIKE AN OLD TUMBLEWEED

ROLLIN’ HIS WAY TO A PLACE HE CAN FINALLY CALL HOME

FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN WHO LIVES IN LOUISIANA

ON A BAYOU BY THE RIVER WITH THE MOON IN HER HAIR

AND WHEN I GET THERE I’M GONNA GET DOWN ON ONE KNEE

‘CAUSE WHEREVER SHE IS, BOY THAT’S HOME FOR ME

DON’T GET ME WRONG

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

SHE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

LOVE’S THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER LEAVE TEXAS

YOU’RE THE ONLY REASON I’D EVER STAY GONE

 

Rockie Lynne, Mark Prentice, Monty Powell

© 2005 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Song For John (BMI), Lanark Tunes/Universal Music Group (ASCAP)

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DON’T THE DOOR HIT YA

 

MY OLD LADY WAS LOOKING KINDA SHADY

WHEN I CAME IN LAST NIGHT

I HAD LIQUOR ON MY BREATH LIPSTICK ON MY COLLAR

MAN, SHE WAS FIT TO BE TIED

SHE HAD HER SUITCASE PACKED UP

PICTURE FRAMES TORE UP

A HANGING BAG BY THE DOOR

SHE SAID “AIN’T NO USE IN TALKING

CAUSE HONEY I’M WALKING

I AIN’T LIVING WITH YOU NO MORE”

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T BE THINKING I’M GOING TO MISS YA

OR YOU’RE ALL I COULD FIND

I’VE GOT THEM ALL WAITING

JUST STANDING IN LINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

I SAID SEE YOU LATER ALLIGATOR BUT SIX MONTHS LATER

I WAS FEELING KIND OF LONESOME AND BLUE

I GOT A LETTER FROM HER LAWYER

SAID I HATE TO BE A BOTHER SHE’S TAKING IT AWAY FROM YOU

I GOT MY PICK-UP BACKED UP LOOKED LIKE I DONE SCREWED UP

BETTER GO AND MAKE IT RIGHT

YOU SHOULD HAVE HEARD HER WHEN SHE TOLD ME

WHAT I TOLD HER ON HER MAMA’S FRONT PORCH IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T BE THINKING I’M GOING TO MISS YOU

OR YOU’RE ALL I COULD FIND

I’VE GOT THEM ALL WAITING

JUST STANDING IN LINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

DON’T BE THINKING I’M GOING TO MISS YOU

OR YOU’RE ALL I COULD FIND

I’VE GOT THEM ALL WAITING

JUST STANDING IN LINE

DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

 

Rockie Lynne

© 1999 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

 

 

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN/I’LL FLY AWAY

 

I WAS STANDING BY MY WINDOW

ON A COLD AND CLOUDY DAY

WHEN I SAW THAT HEARSE COME ROLLING

TO CARRY MY BROTHER AWAY

AS I FOLLOWED CLOSE BEHIND HIM

TRYING TO CHEER UP AND BE BRAVE

ALL MY SORROWS I COULD NOT HIDE THEM

WHEN THEY LAID MY BROTHER DOWN IN HIS GRAVE

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN

BYE AND BYE LORD BYE AND BYE

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWAITING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

AS I FOLLOWED CLOSE BEHIND HIM

TRYING TO CHEER UP AND BE BRAVE

ALL MY SORROWS WELL I COULD NOT HIDE THEM

WHEN THEY LAID MY BROTHER DOWN IN HIS GRAVE

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN

BYE AND BYE LORD BYE AND BYE

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWAITING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

WELL SOME GLAD MORNING WHEN THIS LIFE IS OVER

I’LL FLY AWAY

WHEN I DIE HALLEJUH BYE AND BYE

I’LL FLY AWAY

WELL I’LL FLY AWAY OH GLORY

I’LL FLY AWAY

WHEN I DIE HALLEJUH BYE AND BYE

I’LL FLY AWAY

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN

BYE AND BYE LORD BYE AND BYE

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWAITING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

WELL I’LL FLY AWAY OH GLORY

I’LL FLY AWAY

WHEN I DIE HALLEJUH BYE AND BYE

I’LL FLY AWAY

THERE’S A BETTER HOME AWATING

IN THE SKY LORD IN THE SKY

LORD HAVE MERCY IN THE SKY

 

(A.P. Carter) Peer International Corp. (BMI) (c) 1932 in "Wonderful Message" by Hartford Music Co.

Renewed 1960 by Albert E. Brumley & Sons (SESAC) (admin. By EverGreen Copyrights).

Arrangement by Rockie Lynne

(c) 2008 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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RED, WHITE AND BLUE

 

THEY COME FROM EVERY CORNER OF OUR COUNTRY

THE CITIES THE MOUNTAINS AND THE FARMS

MODERN DAY MINUTEMEN AND WOMEN

LIKE HEROES FROM THE PAST

WHENEVER WE NEED THEM ALL WE HAVE TO DO IS ASK

THEY’RE CHRISTIAN, THEY’RE MUSLIM AND THEY’RE JEW

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

SACRIFICING THEIR FAMILIES AND THEIR FRIENDS

FOR OUR COUNTRY AND OUR FREEDOM THEY DEFEND

GIVEN EVERYTHING THEY’VE GOT SOME HAVE HAD TO GIVE IT ALL

THEY’RE THE BLACK MAN, THE WHITE MAN AND THE SOUIX

THE MIDDLE-CLASS, THE POOR AND THE WELL-TO-DO

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

AND WHEN THEY’RE DUTY CALLS THEM

TO STAND GUARD AND PATROL

THEY REPRESENT WITH HONOR

THE VALUES WE UPHOLD

THEY ARE THE PROUD AMERICANS

TESTED, TRIED AND TRUE

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

THEY ARE THE PROUD AMERICANS

TESTED, TRIED AND TRUE

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

LIKE ME AND YOU

THEY’RE RED, WHITE AND BLUE

LIKE ME AND YOU

 

Rockie Lynne

© 2003 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI)

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RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

 

I'VE BEEN LOST AND I'VE BEEN FOUND

LIKE THE SUN BREAKS THROUGH THE CLOUDS

YOU SHINE A LIGHT AND I CAN'T DOUBT

I'M RIGHT WHERE I'M MEANT TO BE

 

HOLDING YOU LIKE A FEATHER

HIDING OUT FROM THIS WORLD TOGETHER

BABY I JUST DON'T KNOW WHETHER

I'VE EVER FELT SO FREE

 

I'VE GONE PLACES THAT I SHOULD'NT HAVE GONE

THERE WHERE TIMES I KNEW I WAS WRONG

BUT I KNOW IN MY HEART TONIGHT,

I'M RIGHT, I’M RIGHT

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

 

I DON’T WANNA MISS THIS TOUCH

AS THE DAY IS WAKING UP

LYING IN THE ARMS OF LOVE

I'M RIGHT WHERE I'M MEANT TO BE

 

EVERY DAY BEFORE WAS SO MUCH HARDER

EVERY ROAD WAS SO MUCH FARTHER

YOU GAVE THIS SINNER HOLY WATER

AND FILLED UP EVERY NEED

 

 

I'VE GONE PLACES I SHOULD'NT HAVE GONE

THERE WHERE TIMES WHEN I KNEW I WAS WRONG

BUT I KNOW IN MY HEART TONIGHT,

I'M RIGHT, I’M RIGHT

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

 

WHEREVER YOU GO, I GO

WHEREVER YOU ARE I WANT TO BE

 

I'VE GONE PLACES I SHOULD'NT HAVE GONE

THERE WHERE TIMES WHEN I KNEW I WAS WRONG

BUT I KNOW IN MY HEART TONIGHT,

I'M RIGHT, I’M RIGHT

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

I’M RIGHT WHERE I BELONG

 

Rockie Lynne, Daryl Burgess

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NEVER SAY GOODBYE

 

HEY OLD FRIEND IT’S GOOD TO SEE YOU

IT’S BEEN WAY TO LONG

LET’S HAVE A SHOT OF OUR FAVORITE TEQUILA

AND I’LL TELL YOU WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON

IT SEEMS LIKE ONLY YESTERDAY

WE WERE RAIDERS AT NORTH IREDELL HIGH

SO HERE’S TO YOU AND THE MEMORIES

MAY WE NEVER SAY GOODBYE

 

WE SAY SO LONG ADIOS MI AMIGOS

WISH YOU WELL UNTIL THE NEXT TIME I SEE YOU

HERE’S TO YOU LET’S RAISE OUR GLASSES HIGH

FAREWELL MY FRIEND

 VI O CONDIOUS

UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN IN ANOTHER PLACE AND TIME

MAY WE NEVER SAY GOODBYE

 

PEOPLE COME IN AND OUT OF OUR LIVES

LIKE SPIRITS ON THE WIND

SOMETIMES WE JUST PASS ON BY

 SOMETIMES WE LET’EM IN

LIKE A PICTURE POSTCARD MEMORY

THAT TAKES YOU BACK IN TIME

WE MIGHT GO OUR SEPARATE WAYS

BUT WE NEVER SAY GOODBYE

 

WE GO SO LONG ADIOS MI AMIGOS

 WISH YOU WELL UNTIL THE NEXT TIME I SEE YOU

HERE’S TO YOU RAISE LET’S OUR GLASSES HIGH

FAREWELL MY FRIEND

 VI O CONDIOUS

UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN

IN ANOTHER PLACE AND TIME

MAY WE NEVER SAY GOODBYE

 

SO LONG ADIOS MI AMIGOS

 WISH YOU WELL UNTIL THE NEXT TIME I SEE YOU

HERE’S TO YOU RAISE LET’S OUR GLASSES HIGH

FAREWELL MY FRIEND

 VI O CONDIOUS

UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN

IN ANOTHER PLACE AND TIME

MAY WE NEVER SAY GOODBYE

 

I’LL SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE

SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE

SEE YOU ON THE OTHR SIDE

NEVER SAY GOODBYE

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin

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REAL WORLD

 

A BEAUTIFUL DAY BEGINS IN YOUR MIND

TAKE A MOMENT EVERY MORNING

TO KNOW WHAT A GIFT IT IS TO BE ALIVE

STAY YOUNG

AS LONG AS YOU CAN GIRL

JUST LIFE UNFURL

 

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

DON’T BE AFRAID TO TAKE YOUR TIME GIRL

I KNOW ALL YOUR DREAMS

SOMEDAY WILL COME TRUE

BUT IT’S GONNA BE A RIDE GIRL

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

DON’T BE AFRAID TO TAKE YOUR TIME GIRL

I KNOW ALL YOUR DREAMS

SOMEDAY WILL COME TRUE

BUT IT’S GONNA BE A RIDE GIRL

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

 

WE ALL FALL WE ALL FLY

WE ALL LIVE AND WE ALL DIE

BUT IF WE GIVE MORE THAN WE TAKE

THAT’S THE DIFFERENCE THAT WE MAKE

 

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

DON’T BE AFRAID TO TAKE YOUR TIME GIRL

I KNOW ALL YOUR DREAMS

SOMEDAY WILL COME TRUE

BUT IT’S GONNA BE A RIDE GIRL

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

 

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

DON’T BE AFRAID TO TAKE YOUR TIME GIRL

I KNOW ALL YOUR DREAMS

SOMEDAY WILL COME TRUE

BUT IT’S GONNA BE A RIDE GIRL

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

 

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

DON’T BE AFRAID TO TAKE YOUR TIME GIRL

I KNOW ALL YOUR DREAMS

SOMEDAY WILL COME TRUE

BUT IT’S GONNA BE A RIDE GIRL

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

DON’T RUSH INTO THE REAL WORLD

 

Rockie Lynne

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GOD DIDN’T SAY A THING

 

TIRED AND WORN FROM CRYING

SHE KNELT BESIDE HER BED

PRAYING LORD I KNOW YOU’VE GOT YOUR REASONS

WHY NOT ME INSTEAD

SHE WAS JUST A LITTLE GIRL

YOU’RE SUPPOSE TO BE A KING

SHE WAITED FOR ANSWER

GOD DIDN’T SAY A THING

 

BUT THE SUN KEPT SHINING

RAIN KEPT RAINING

BIRDS KEPT FLYING

CHILDREN KEPT PLAYING

FLOWERS KEPT GROWING

RIVERS KEPT FLOWING

ON AND ON AND ON AND ON

 

HE WAS SITTING IN THE CHAPEL

WHEN THE NURSE CAME IN THE ROOM

SHE SAID THEY FOUND A DONOR

WE’LL BE OPERATING SOON

HE BOWED HIS HEAD AND THE EARTH STOOD STILL

AND TEARS FILLED FROM HIS EYES

SO THANKFUL FOR THE MIRACLE

BURDENED BY THE PRICE

 

AND THE SUN KEPT SHINING

RAIN KEPT RAINING

BIRDS KEPT FLYING

CHILDREN KEPT PLAYING

FLOWERS KEPT GROWING

RIVERS KEPT FLOWING

ON AND ON AND ON AND ON

 

THIS LIFE WE LIVE IS BOUND TO BRING

IT’S SHARE OF PAIN AND SUFFERING

BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN

HE DOESN’T HEAR OUR PRAYERS

AND I DON’T KNOW THE HOWS AND WHYS

WHILE SOME ARE HEALED AND OTHERS DIE

BUT I BELIEVE WITH ALL MY HEART AND SOUL

THAT HE LOVES US MORE

THAN WE CAN EVER KNOW

 

HE WAS PRAYING IN THE GARDEN

WHILE HIS FRIENDS WERE FAST ASLEEP

PLEADING WITH HIS FATHER

“FATHER TAKE THIS CUP FROM ME”

IN AN ACT OF LOVE AND SELFLESSNESS

HE SAID “YOUR WILL NOT MINE”

AND WHEN THE STONE WAS ROLLED AWAY

THERE WAS NO ONE INSIDE

 

THE SUN KEEPS SHINING

RAIN KEEP RAINING

BIRDS KEEP FLYING

CHILDREN KEEP PLAYING

FLOWERS KEEP GROWING

RIVERS KEEP FLOWING

ON AND ON AND ON AND ON

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas and Lane Turner

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IT’S ALL LOVE

 

IT GIVES YOU JOY

GIVES YOU SORROW

THE WILL TO FACE

YOUR TOMORROW

THE BEST DEFENSE

FOR HATE IN THIS WORLD

JUST WHEN YOU THINK IT’S GONE

YOU WAKE UP TO FIND IT WAS THERE ALL ALONG

 

IT MAKES YOU CRY

IT MAKES YOU TOUGH

IT LEAVES YOU EMPTY

THEN FILLS YOU UP

WHETHER YOU’RE LOOKING DOWN

OR LOOKING UP

IT’S ALL LOVE

IT’S ALL LOVE

IT’S ALL LOVE

 

IT MAKES YOU STRONG

 MAKES YOU WEAK

IT’S THE POWER

IN THE WORDS YOU SPEAK

YOU CAN’T SEE IT COMING

BUT YOU SURE KNOW WHEN IT GONE

BY THE WAY THAT IT BREAKS YOUR HEART

THEN TURNS ON A LIGHT

WHEN IT ALL ELSE SEEMS DARK

 

IT MAKES YOU CRY

 IT MAKES YOU TOUGH

IT LEAVES YOU EMPTY

THEN FILLS YOU UP

WHETHER YOU’RE LOOKING DOWN

OR LOOKING UP

IT’S ALL LOVE

 

IT’S NEVER TOO MUCH

AND IT’S NEVER ENOUGH

AND ITS ALL RIGHT THERE

IN THE LIVES THAT YOU TOUCH

FROM THE CRADLE TO THE GRAVE

TO HEAVEN ABOVE

IT’S ALL LOVE

IT’S ALL LOVE

 

EARTH TO EARTH, DUST TO DUST

IT’S ALL LOVE

YEAH IT’S ALL LOVE

 

Rockie Lynne, Josh Finlayson, Daryl Burgess

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I’M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN

 

I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN
I'M A FRIEND OF THUNDER
IS IT ANY WONDER LIGHTNING STRIKES ME
I'VE FOUGHT WITH THE DEVIL
GOT DOWN ON HIS LEVEL
BUT I NEVER GAVE IN, SO HE GAVE UP ON ME

 

I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN
I CAN SPOT BAD WEATHER
AND I'M GOOD AT FINDING SHELTER IN A DOWNPOUR
I'VE BEEN SACRIFICED BY BROTHERS
CRUCIFIED BY LOVERS
BUT THROUGH IT ALL I'VE WITH STOOD THE PAIN
YEAH I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN

BUT WHEN I GET THIS FOGGY FEELING
WHEN I’M FEELING DOWN
IF I DON'T KEEP MY HEAD I MAY DROWN
 IT'S HARD TO KEEP BELIEVING
I'LL EVEN COME OUT EVEN
WHILE THE RAIN BEATS YOUR HOPE INTO THE GROUND
AND TONIGHT IT’S REALLY COMING DOWN

I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN
THERE'LL ALWAYS BE TOMORROW
AND I'LL BEG, STEAL, OR BORROW A LITTLE SUNSHINE
I'LL PUT THESE CLOUD BEHIND ME
THAT'S HOW THE MAN DESIGNED ME
TO RIDE THE WIND AND DANCE IN HURRICANE
I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN

I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN
I'M A FRIEND OF THUNDER
FRIEND, IS IT ANY WONDER LIGHTNING STRIKES ME
BUT I'LL PUT THIS CLOUD BEHIND ME
THAT'S HOW THE MAN DESIGNED ME
TO RIDE THE WIND AND DANCE IN HURRICANE
I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN
OH, NO, I'M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN

I’M NO STRANGER TO THE RAIN

 

Sonny Curtis, Ron Hellard

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REASON ENOUGH

 

I DON’T KNOW WHY I BELIEVE LIKE I BELIEVE

I SAID A FEW PRAYERS AT NIGHT

I’VE BEEN ON MY KNEES SINCE I WAS THREE YEARS OLD

THOSE MONSTERS LEFT ME ALONE

THAT’S REASON ENOUGH

 

GOD ONLY KNOWS WHY I NEVER TOOK THAT RIDE

MY CAR STEALING COUSIN TRIED TO TAKE ME ON

THEY GOT ME ON FIFTEEN YEARS

I’M STILL HERE

 

THAT’S REASON ENOUGH

 TO PLACE

MY FAITH

MY TRUST

IN SOMETHING THAT I CAN’T TOUCH

I’VE SEEN

MY LIFE

 SHINE IN A LIGHT FROM ABOVE

THAT’S REASON ENOUGH

 

I CAN’T TELL YOU WHY

SHE SAID GOODBYE

LEFT ME HOLDING A BROKEN LIFE

THAT YOUR MOMMA PATCHED UP

I FOUND TRUE LOVE

 

THAT’S REASON ENOUGH

 TO PLACE

MY FAITH

MY TRUST

IN SOMETHING THAT I CAN’T TOUCH

I’VE SEEN

 MY LIFE

 SHINE IN LIGHT FROM ABOVE

THAT’S REASON ENOUGH

 

I’VE LOOKED UP TO HEAVEN

I NEVER KNEW WHERE IT WAS

BUT I CAN FEEL ITS PRESENCE

AND THAT’S REASON ENOUGH

 

THAT’S REASON ENOUGH

TO PLACE

MY FAITH

 

MY TRUST

IN SOMETHING THAT I CAN’T TOUCH

I’VE SEEN

MY LIFE

SHINE IN A LIGHT FROM ABOVE

THAT’S REASON ENOUGH,

REASON ENOUGH,

REASON ENOUGH

 

Rockie Lynne, Bobby Pinson

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I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

 

WHEN YOU’RE WEARING MORE YEARS THAN YOU’RE SHOWING

AND THE SANDS OF TIME HAS RUN ITS COURSE

YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW WHERE YOUR WORLD IS GOIN’

THE ONE THING THAT YOU CAN BE SURE

 

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

WHENEVER YOU NEED ME

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

 

I’VE ALWAYS KNOWN THERE’D COME A DAY

WHEN THE TIME WOULD COME FOR YOU TO GO

NO MATTER WHATEVER COMES YOUR WAY

THERE’S ONE THING I WANT YOU TO KNOW

 

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

WHENEVER YOU NEED ME

I’LL BE HERE

 

DOWN EVERY ROAD OR LIFE’S HIGHWAY

AT EVERY FORK IN THE ROAD

FOR ALL THE GOOD DAYS AND THE BAD DAYS

I WILL BE HERE ALWAYS

 

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

WHENEVER YOU NEED ME

I’LL BE HERE

I’LL BE RIGHT HERE

 

Rockie Lynne

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EVERYBODY GOES HOME

 

BACKYARD BARBEQUE COLD BEER TATER SALAD

BISMARK, JERSEY, KANSAS CITY, DALLAS

GRANDMA ON A HARLEY A WINNABAGO OUTTA STATE PLATES

MAKIN THEIR WAY CARAVANIN DOWN THE INNER STATE

 

EVERYBODY GOES HOME EVERYBODYGOES BACK

AND THE SANDS OF LIFE KEEP

SLIPPIN THROUGH THE HOURGLASS

 

WE SING SOME SONGS, BREAK SOME BREAD

THANK THE GOOD LORD THAT WE AINT DEAD YET

HAVE A GOOD TIME, CELEBRATE

ONE MORE DAY HEAVEN CAN WAIT

AS THE SANDS OF LIFE KEEP

SLIPPIN THROUGH THE HOURGLASS

EVERYBODY GOES HOME

 

OLD MEN NODDING OFF NEW MAMA BABY CRYING

TELL A TALL FISH TAIL EVERYBODY KNOWS YOU’RE LYING

THE KIDS ARE IN THE YARD SHINES IN A DIXIE CUP

AND LIFES TO SHORT MAN YOU GOTTA DRINK IT UP

 

EVERYBODY GOES HOME EVERYBODY GOES BACK

AS THE SANDS OF LIFE KEEP

SLIPPIN THROUGH THE HOURGLASS

 

WE SING SOME SONGS, BREAK SOME BREAD

THANK THE GOOD LORD THAT WE AINT DEAD YET

HAVE A GOOD TIME, CELEBRATE

ONE MORE DAY HEAVEN CAN WAIT

AS THE SANDS OF LIFE KEEP

SLIPPIN THROUGH THE HOURGLASS

EVERYBODY GOES HOME

 

SUNDAY MORNING COMING DOWN

ONE MORE TIME WE’LL GATHER ROUND

REMEMBERING THE ONES WHO ARE GONE

‘CAUSE SOONER OR LATER WE’LL ALL BE MOVING ON

 

EVERYBODY GOES HOME

EVERYBODY GOES HOME

EVERYBODY GOES HOME

EVERYBODY GOES HOME

EVERYBODY GOES HOME

 

Rockie Lynne , Daryl Burgess

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THE WILL

 

HE’D BEEN A FARMER ALL OF HIS LIFE

WORKIN’ IN THAT NORTH DAKOTA SOIL

HE WAS A GOOD MAN

TWO YEARS AGO HE LOST HIS WIFE

HE DIED WITHOUT A PENNY FOR ALL HIS TOILS

 

THE FAMILY GATHERED ‘ROUND TO READ THE WILL

THERE WAS NO BIG MANSION ON A HILL

HE SAID ALTHOUGH MY POSSESSIONS WERE FEW

I’VE GOT SOME THINGS THAT I WOULD LIKE TO LEAVE TO YOU

 

TO MY SON I LEAVE MY NAME

THE PRIDE AND THE HONOR FROM WHICH IT CAME

MY MEDALS FROM THE FIRST WORLD WAR

ROSE PETALS THAT YOUR MOMMA WORE

THE DAY SHE TOOK MY HAND AND TOOK MY NAME

SON PROMISE ME YOU’LL NEVER GO ASTRAY

THEN I WILL NOT HAVE LIVED MY LIFE IN VAIN

 

TO MY DAUGHTER HERE’S A SEALED ENVELOPE

THERE’S NOTHING IN IT BUT ALL MY LOVE AND HOPE

THAT YOU MEET A MAN WHO LOVES YOU AS MUCH AS ME

WHO’LL GIVE YOU EVERYTHING THAT YOU’LL EVER NEED

JUST LIKE YOU DID FOR ME

 

TO MY FRIENDS I GIVE THANKS

FOR THE GOOD TIMES OF LAUGHTER AND ALL THOSE SILLY PRANKS

TO GOD ABOVE I GIVE MY PRAISE

I THANK HIM FOR THE GENTLE RAINS

THAT SAVED MY CROPS TIME AND TIME AGAIN

I THANK HIM FOR FORGIVENESS OF MY SINS

AND TAKIN’ ME HOME TO SEE MY WIFE AGAIN

 

AND RIGHT BELOW WHERE THE WILL WAS SIGNED

IT READ ME AND MOMMA WILL

SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE

 

HE’D BEEN A FARMER FOR ALL OF HIS LIFE

 

Rockie Lynne, Dennis Morgan

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ROLLING THUNDER

 

YOU CAN FEEL THEM COMING

FROM ALL ACROSS THE NATION

CHROME ON STEEL, HELL ON WHEELS

TO SAY WHAT NEEDS SAYIN’

 

THEY COME FROM EVERY WALK OF LIFE

THEY’VE COME TO RIGHT A WRONG

BOOTS AND CHAINS, LEATHER AND LACE

A MILLION MOTORS STRONG

 

LIKE PILGRIMS DRESSED IN LEATHER

THE FAITHFUL GET TOGETHER

IT’S A TATOO, RENDEZ VOUS

WOODSTOCK WITH AN ATTITUDE

SO CLIMB ON, FIRE IT UP

ROLL BACK THE THROTTLE AND LET OUT THE CLUTCH

RIDE TO LIVE, LIVE TO RIDE

THUNDER, THUNDER

ROLLING THUNDER, ROLL ON

 

THEY PLEDGE THEIR OATH OF HONOR

THEY WERE WILLING TO GIVE THEIR LIVES

THOSE BUREAUCRATS TURNED THEIR BACKS

AND LEFT OUR BROTHERS BEHIND

 

THEY’RE LUCKY THERE’S AN OCEAN

BETWEEN HERE AND HANOI

AND WE’D TAKE THESE BIKES

DO WHAT’S RIGHT

AND GO AND GET OUR BOYS

 

LIKE PILGRIMS DRESSED IN LEATHER

THE FAITHFUL GET TOGETHER

IT’S A TATOO, RENDEZ VOUS

WOODSTOCK WITH AN ATTITUDE

SO CLIMB ON, FIRE IT UP

ROLL BACK THE THROTTLE AND LET OUT THE CLUTCH

RIDE TO LIVE, LIVE TO RIDE

THUNDER, THUNDER

ROLLING THUNDER, ROLL ON

 

WHEN ALL THE DUST IS SETTLED

AND THE ROAR OF THE ENGINES FADE

I THINK ABOUT THOSE THAT SUFFERED

AND THOSE THAT PASSED AWAY

 

MY SOUL WILL NEVER REST

‘TIL WE ACCOUNT FOR THEM ALL

‘TIL WE DO RIGHT BY EVERY SINGLE NAME

THAT’S ON THAT WALL

 

ROLL ON ROLL ON ROLL ON

ROLL ON THUNDER ROLL ON THUNDER ROLL ON THUNDER

ROLL ON THUNDER, ROLL ON THUNDER, ROLL ON

 

LIKE PILGRIMS DRESSED IN LEATHER

THE FAITHFUL GET TOGETHER

IT’S A TATOO, RENDEZ VOUS

WOODSTOCK WITH AN ATTITUDE

SO CLIMB ON, FIRE IT UP

ROLL BACK THE THROTTLE AND LET OUT THE CLUTCH

 

RIDE TO LIVE, LIVE TO RIDE

THUNDER, THUNDER

ROLLING THUNDER ROLL ON

 

Rockie Lynne and Kevin Douglas,

© 2013 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI) and Kevin Douglas Music (BMI)

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THE FLAME

 

ships tossed around on stormy waters

hanging by a single strand of rope

feeling like a lamb lead to slaughter

clinging to the one thing that they know

 

the flame’s still burnin’

and it shines on us tonight

to remind us of the hurtin’

ones left behind

 

we call in the flame of freedom

and forever we’ll pass it on

so that everyone that sees it

remember those that didn’t make it home

 

the flame’s still burnin’

and it shines on us tonight

to remind us of the hurtin’

ones left behind

 

like a mother keeps the porch light on for her son

this light will always shine

this light will always shine

lead the way home

shine on

 

the flame’s still burnin’

and it shines on us tonight

to remind us of the hurtin’

one left behind

 

shine on

shine on

shine on

shine on

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Lane Turner

© 2014 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), Kevin Douglas Music (BMI), unknown (ASCAP)

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HOW WE ROLL

 

BURNING UP THE BLACKTOP

ROCKIN’ DOWN THE HIGHWAY

FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

WE THE PEOPLE COME

 

RIDIN’ FOR OUR BROTHERS

WHO CAN’T BE WITH US

P O W  M I A

 

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW THE THUNDER ROLLS

 

RIDE FOR FREEDOM

RUN FOR THE WALL

WE KEEP ON COMIN’

AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

 

STAND AND BE COUNTED

FOR THOSE WHO CAN’T

‘TIL THEY COUNT FOR EVERYONE

WE’LL BE RIGHT HERE

 

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW THE THUNDER ROLLS

 

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW WE ROLL

THAT’S HOW THE THUNDER ROLLS

 

Rockie Lynne

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stone

 

He was BORN a plowboy

in northern Alabama

born and bred a child of the land

a life of dirt and hard work

while other THE BOYS were playing

he learned fast how to be a man

 

he was like a

stone

strong as steel tough as bone

stone

THAT’S THE KIND 0F strength you can build a life on

 

he was nineteen when he found out

uncle sam had called his number

so he left the farm on a rainy day in june

wound up in Vietnam

became a chopper gunner

he learned fast to turn his heart into

 

TURN IT INTO

stone

strong as steel tough as bone

stone

sharp as a blade and COLD as stone

 

no parades or ticker tapes

no heroes welcome home

but he kissed the ground when he GOT off the plane

walking through the airport they were waiting by the door

to spit on him and call him BABY KILLER

 

BUT he was a

stone

strong as steel tough as bone

stone

sharp as a blade and COLD as stone

 

the night before I left home

on my way to war

he set me down to set a few things straight

we FINISHED half a bottle

and with every single memory

he was tearing down a wall that was made

 

IT WAS MADE OF

stone

strong as steel tough as bone

stone

sOME things ARE better left alone

 

well daddy here I am now

WITH ALL THESE things I'm thinking

what in the world am I goING TO do

I know you understand how it feels to feel half crazy

just look at me standing here talking to

 

TALKING TO A

STONE

stone

stone

STONE

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Charlie Crew

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ROCKIN’ IN THE FREE WORLD

 

THERE'S COLORS ON THE STREET
RED, WHITE AND BLUE
SOLDIERS SHUFFLING THEIR FEET
SLEEPING IN THEIR BOOTS
THERE'S A WARNING SIGN ON THE ROAD AHEAD
THERE'S ALOT OF PEOPLE SAYING WE'D BE BETTER OFF DEAD
DON'T FEEL LIKE SATAN BE WE ARE TO THEM
BUT WE TRY TO DO THE BEST
ANY WAY WE CAN

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN ' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

THERE'S COLORS ON THE STREET
RED, WHITE AND BLUE
SOLDIERS SHUFFLING THEIR FEET
SLEEPING IN THEIR BOOTS
THERE'S A WARNING SIGN ON THE ROAD AHEAD
THERE'S ALOT OF PEOPLE SAYING WE'D BE BETTER OFF DEAD
DON'T FEEL LIKE SATAN BE WE ARE TO THEM
SO WE TRY TO DO THE BEST
ANY WAY WE CAN

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN ' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

 

KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN ' IN THE FREE WORLD
KEEP ON ROCKIN' IN THE FREE WORLD

 

Neil Young and Frank Sampedro

© 1989 Poncho Villa Music (ASCAP), Silver Fiddle Music (ASCAP)

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SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

 

YOU DON'T KNOW ME
BUT I'VE GOT YOUR BACK
THOUGH YOU MIGHT NOT SEE ME
ON YOUR PATH
YOU CAN LIVE YOUR LIFE
AND IGNORE THE FACT
YOU DON'T KNOW ME
BUT YOU DO

YOU DON'T KNOW ME
BUT I'M JUST LIKE YOU
I'M THE SMALL TOWN
YOU JUST ROLLED THREW

IT MIGHT BE AN
INCONVENIENT TRUTH
YOU DON'T KNOW ME
BUT YOU DO

I LIVE MY LIFE
SO YOU CAN LIVE THE LIFE YOU CHOOSE
IGNORE ME ALL YOU WANT TO
IT'S  REALLY UP TO YOU
IT'S ALWAYS DO OR DIE
AND I DON'T NEED TO KNOW THE REASON  WHY
I GO WHERE I HAVE TO GO
I DO JUST DO WHAT I HAVE TO DO
SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO

I'M A HARLEY
IN MY DADDY'S SHED
JUST WAITING FOR ME
TO RIDE AGAIN
YOU MIGHT HAVE PASSED ME
SOMEWHERE AROUND THE BEND
YOU DON'T KNOW ME
BUT YOU DO

WELL I  LIVE MY LIFE
SO YOU CAN LIVE THE LIFE YOU CHOOSE
IGNORE ME ALL YOU WANT TO
IT'S  REALLY UP TO YOU
IT'S ALWAYS DO OR DIE
AND I DON'T NEED TO KNOW THE REASON  WHY
I GO WHERE I HAVE TO GO
DO JUST DO WHAT I HAVE TO DO
SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO
 
I'M A HEADSTONE WITHOUT A NAME
AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER
IN AN EMPTY GRAVE
YOU'LL NEVER KNOW THE PRICE I PAID
YOU DON'T OWE
BUT YOU DO

 

I  LIVE MY LIFE
SO YOU CAN LIVE THE LIFE YOU CHOOSE
IGNORE ME ALL YOU WANT TO
IT'S  REALLY UP TO YOU
IT'S ALWAYS DO OR DIE
AND I DON'T NEED TO KNOW THE REASON  WHY
I GO WHERE I HAVE TO GO
DO JUST DO WHAT I HAVE TO DO
SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO

SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

 

Rockie Lynne, Josh Finlayson, Daryl Burgess

© 2009 Carolina Blue Sky Music (BMI), ElmaRush Songs (SOCAN/ASCAP), Rich ‘N” Rare Music (ASCAP) International Copyright Secured. All rights reserved. Used by Permission

 

 

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

THIS SONG IS FOR ALL YOU DID

I SAW YOU BACK WHEN I WAS A KID
SAIGON WAS BURNING ON MY TV

I REMEMBER WHEN YOU CAME HOME

YOU MUST HAVE FELT ALL ALONE

IT’S A LITTLE LATE BUT I’M GONNA SAY IT

 

THANK YOU

I WANT TO THANK YOU FROM MY HEART

AND THERE’S A MILLION OTHERS JUST LIKE ME

WHO WANT TO DO THE SAME

WE’RE GONNA THANK YOU

FINALLY SAY THE WORDS WE SHOULD HAVE SAID

IT’S LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

WELCOME HOME AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

WE’VE SEEN THE WALL WE’VE SHARED YOUR TEARS

FIFTY EIGHT THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND SEVENTY NINE STRONG

BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN FELL

LORD KNOWS IT MUST HAVE BEEN HELL

AND I’M SORRY THAT IT TOOK SO LONG

 

THANK YOU

I WANT TO THANK YOU FROM MY HEART

AND THERE’S A MILLION OTHERS JUST LIKE ME

WHO WANT TO DO THE SAME

WE’RE GONNA THANK YOU

FINALLY SAY THE WORDS WE SHOULD HAVE SAID

IT’S LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

THANK YOU

I WANT TO THANK YOU FROM MY HEART

AND THERE’S A MILLION OTHERS JUST LIKE ME

WHO WANT TO DO THE SAME

WE’RE GONNA THANK YOU

FINALLY SAY THE WORDS WE SHOULD HAVE SAID

IT’S LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

IT’S SO LONG OVERDUE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

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HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

MATTHEW GREW UP FARMING IN MOOSE LAKE MINNESOTA

HE PLAYED FOOTBALL AND DREAMED OF COLLEGE

HAVING A FAMILY WHEN HE WAS OLDER

HE HAD THREE THOUSAND REASONS

FOR JOINING UP TO FIGHT

IN THE SERVICE OF OUR COUNTRY

HE WAS WILLING TO GIVE HIS LIFE

 

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

POOR KIDS AND CLASS CLOWNS

EVERYBODY KNOWS WHEN PUSH COMES TO SHOVE

THEY’RE THE FIRST ONE IN LINE FOR THE COUNTRY THEY LOVE

THE COST OF FREEDOM IS BURIED IN THE GROUND

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

THERE’S MANY MORE JUST LIKE HIM

FROM ALL AROUND THIS LAND

JUST LIKE THEIR FATHERS BEFORE THEM

THEY’RE NOT AFRAID TO TAKE A STAND

THEY MIGHT NOT MAKE THE PAPERS

OR BE ON THE NIGHTLY NEWS

BUT THEIR IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER

FOR WHAT THEY CHOSE TO DO

 

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

POOR KIDS AND CLASS CLOWNS

EVERYBODY KNOWS WHEN PUSH COMES TO SHOVE

THEY’RE THE FIRST ONE IN LINE FOR THE COUNTRY THEY LOVE

THE COST OF FREEDOM IS BURIED IN THE GROUND

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

ALL ACROSS THIS NATION

THEY ANSWER THE CALL

THERE’LL BE AN INVITATION

IN HEAVEN FOR THEM ALL

 

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

POOR KIDS AND CLASS CLOWNS

EVERYBODY KNOWS WHEN PUSH COMES TO SHOVE

THEY’RE THE FIRST ONE IN LINE FOR THE COUNTRY THEY LOVE

THE COST OF FREEDOM IS BURIED IN THE GROUND

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

 

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

LIKE MOORESVILLE NORTH CAROLINA

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

LIKE CEDAR FALLS WASHINGTON

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

LIKE LIBERY MISSOURI

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

CHERRY HILL NEW JERSEY TO SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA

AND EVERY TOWN IN BETWEEN

HEROES COME FROM SMALL TOWNS

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

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AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

FROM THE CITIES TO THE FARMLAND

NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST

FROM THE ROCKIES TO THE OCEAN

AIN’T AMERICA THE BEST

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR,

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

WE ALL CAME HERE FROM SOMEWHERE

LORD HELP US NOT FORGET

THAT WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

MAN AIN’T AMERICA THE BEST

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

THE LADY IN THE HARBOR

WITH HER TORCH HELD HIGH

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

AND THAT BIG MONTANA SKY

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

THIS PLACE THAT WE CALL HOME

GIVE US YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR

YOUR YEARNING TO BE FREE

FOREVER MORE

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

AIN’T AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

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HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

LORD KNOWS WE’VE HAD OUR SHARE OF CRAZY TIMES AND WILD WOMEN

REMEMBER THAT COLD NIGHT IN MINNESOTA

SKINNY DIPPING

WE WERE YOUNG AND DUMB, WE NEVER HURT NO ONE

 THINKING WE WERE GONNA LIVE FOREVER

NOW WE KNOW BETTER

LOOKING BACK ON ALL THE THINGS WE’VE DONE

MAN WE SURE HAD SOME FUN

 

 WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

TEARS AND FLOWERS FILL THIS ROOM AND THERE’S A PREACHER

READING SCRIPTURE

IF ANYONE HERE NEEDS PROOF YOU WEREN’T AN ANGEL

I’VE GOT THE PICTURES

NOW IT’S TIME TO SPEAK MY MIND AND TELL ALL THESE FOLKS

HOW WE FELT ABOUT EACH OTHER

WE WERE BROTHERS

TONIGHT I’LL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS

ONE DAY I’LL SEE YOU THERE

 

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

YOU KNOW THE LORD HIMSELF IS BOUND TO GRIN

WHEN YOU COME WALKING IN

 

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO

 

 

Rockie Lynne, Tim Johnson

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I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

 

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

WITH MY FRIENDS ON A SATURDAY NIGHT

HAD A FEW DRINKS AND NOT HAVE TO THINK ABOUT

WHAT’S GOING ON OUTSIDE

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

CAUSE WE’RE ALL JUST PASSING THROUGH

I’M GLAD THEY’VE GOT A BAND AND A BAR FULL OF TAN

GIRLS IN COWBOY BOOTS

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

HOW ABOUT YOU

 

ANY DAY YOU CAN WAKE UP

WAKE OUT OF YOUR HOUSE AND GET HIT BY A BUS

LIFE IS PRECIOUS TIME IS SHORT

SO I DON’T COMPLAIN ABOUT MUCH ANYMORE

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

 

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

WITH MY FRIENDS ON A SATURDAY NIGHT

HAD A FEW DRINKS AND NOT HAVE TO THINK ABOUT

WHAT’S GOING ON OUTSIDE

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

CAUSE WE’RE ALL JUST PASSING THROUGH

I’M GLAD THEY’VE GOT A BAND AND A BAR FULL OF TAN

GIRLS IN COWBOY BOOTS

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

HOW ABOUT YOU

 

I’M THANKFUL FOR THIS MARGARITA

MAKING EVERY GIRL A BEAUTIFUL SENORITA

ASKING ME TO DANCE

AND HELL WHY NOT,
I’LL TAKE MY TWO LEFT FEET

AND GIVE IT A SHOT

CAUSE I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

 

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

WITH MY FRIENDS ON A SATURDAY NIGHT

HAD A FEW DRINKS AND NOT HAVE TO THINK ABOUT

WHAT’S GOING ON OUTSIDE

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

CAUSE WE’RE ALL JUST PASSING THROUGH

I’M GLAD THEY’VE GOT A BAND AND A BAR FULL OF TAN

GIRLS IN COWBOY BOOTS

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

HOW ABOUT YOU

 

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

CAUSE WE’RE ALL JUST PASSING THROUGH

I’M GLAD THEY’VE GOT A BAND AND A BAR FULL OF TAN

GIRLS IN COWBOY BOOTS

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

HOW ABOUT YOU

I’M JUST GLAD TO BE HERE

 

 Rockie Lynne, Daryl Burgess

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LIVE WITH YOURSELF

 

WE WERE FIFTEEN YEARS OLD, FULL OF VINEGAR AND MUD

IN THE HILLS OF CAROLINA, WHISKEY RUNNING THREW OUR BLOOD

I STILL CAN’T BELIEVE, WE STOLE MY OLD MAN’S TRUCK

RAN THREW FARMER JOHNSON’S FENCE, GOT THE DAMN THING STUCK

WE PUSHED, WE PULLED, WE COULDN’T GET IT FREE

HELL WE MIGHT HAVE HIT THE FENCE

THANK GOD ME MISSED THE TREE

I CAME DRAGGING THREW THE DOOR

TO ASK MY OLD MAN FOR HELP

THIS IS WHAT HE SAID

AS HE WAS TAKING OFF HIS BELT

 

YOU’VE GOT TO LIVE WITH YOURSELF

IF YOU WANT TO SLEEP AT NIGHT

ALL YOU REALLY NEED IS WHAT YOU’VE GOT INSIDE

BOY FIGURE IT OUT

DIG DOWN DEEP

‘CAUSE YOU’RE GONNA FEEL BETTER

WHEN YOU FINALLY COME CLEAN

DON’T BLAME ANYBODY ELSE

YOU’VE GOT TO LIVE WITH YOURSELF

 

IT WAS A LONG WALK BACK, AND HE DIDN’T SAY MUCH

I SAW HIM CRACK A SMILE WHEN WE FREED THAT OLD TRUCK

WE PITCHED THAT FARMER’S FENCE, TRIED TO TIDY UP A DEAL

HE SLAPPED ME ON THE BACK, AND SAID SON GET BEHIND THE WHEEL

WE LAUGHED, WE TALKED,’ABOUT HOW HE USED TO BE

‘BOUT HOW HE LEARNED HIS LESSON

THAT HE WAS TEACHING ME

I WAS PROUD OF MYSELF AND OVER MY FEAR

WHEN WE GOT BACK THE HOUSE

DADDY HANDED ME A BEER

 

YOU’VE GOT TO LIVE WITH YOURSELF

IF YOU WANT TO SLEEP AT NIGHT

ALL YOU REALLY NEED IS WHAT YOU’VE GOT INSIDE

BOY FIGURE IT OUT

DIG DOWN DEEP

‘CAUSE YOU’RE GONNA FEEL BETTER

WHEN YOU FINALLY COME CLEAN

CAN’T BLAME ANYBODY ELSE

YOU’VE GOT TO LIVE WITH YOURSELF

 

JUST A COUPLE OF WORDS OF SIMPLE TRUTH

MY FATHER SAID TO ME

WHEN I SEE MYSELF IN MY SON’S EYES

I LIKE THE MAN I SEE

 

YOU’VE GOT TO LIVE WITH YOURSELF

IF YOU WANT TO SLEEP AT NIGHT

ALL YOU REALLY NEED IS WHAT YOU’VE GOT INSIDE

BOY FIGURE IT OUT

DIG DOWN DEEP

‘CAUSE YOU’RE GONNA FEEL BETTER

WHEN YOU FINALLY COME CLEAN

CAN’T BLAME ANYBODY ELSE

YOU’VE GOT TO LIVE WITH YOURSELF

 

Rockie Lynne, Steven Dall, Bruce Bouton

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WHEN SHE’S BAD

 

SHE GOES TO CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL

TRIES TO LIVE HER LIFE BY THE GOLDEN RULE

SHE GETS AN “A” FOR EFFORT

YOU HAVE TO GIVE HER THAT

AND SOMETHING IN HER FAMILY TREE

MAKES THAT GIRL JUST RIGHT FOR ME

SHE’S GOT A CRAZY MAMA

AND A PISTOL PACKING DAD

 

WHEN SHE’S GOOD SHE’S GOOD

KNOCK ON WOOD

SHE’D STAY THAT IF SHE ONLY COULD

SHE KNOWS RIGHT FROM WRONG BUT

YOU BETTER NOT COUNT ON THAT

SHE’S A WALKING TALKING HELL ON HEELS

A LITTLE BIT OF TROUBLE COMES WITH THE DEAL

WHEN SHE’S GOOD SHE’S GOOD

BUT SHE’S REAL GOOD WHEN SHE’S BAD

 

EVERY AFTERNOON SHE’S A SOCCER MOM

WITH THE KIDS IN THE VAN SHE’S COOL AND CALM

WHILE SHE’S ON THE PHONE

WITH THE HEAD OF THE PTA

BUT COME SATURDAY SHE HITS THE ROAD

ALL LEATHER AND LACE FROM HEAD TO TOE

ON A SOFT TAIL HARLEY

EASY RIDING AWAY

 

WHEN SHE’S GOOD SHE’S GOOD

KNOCK ON WOOD

SHE’D STAY THAT IF SHE ONLY COULD

SHE KNOWS RIGHT FROM WRONG BUT

YOU BETTER NOT COUNT ON THAT

SHE’S A WALKING TALKING HELL ON HEELS

A LITTLE BIT OF TROUBLE COMES WITH THE DEAL

WHEN SHE’S GOOD SHE’S GOOD

BUT SHE’S REAL GOOD WHEN SHE’S BAD

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

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HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

LORD KNOWS WE’VE HAD OUR SHARE OF CRAZY TIMES AND WILD WOMEN

REMEMBER THAT COLD NIGHT IN MINNESOTA

SKINNY DIPPING

WE WERE YOUNG AND DUMB, WE NEVER HURT NO ONE

THINKING WE WERE GONNA LIVE FOREVER

NOW WE KNOW BETTER

LOOKING BACK ON ALL THE THINGS WE’VE DONE

MAN WE SURE HAD SOME FUN

 

 WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

TEARS AND FLOWERS FILL THIS ROOM AND THERE’S A PREACHER

READING SCRIPTURE

IF ANYONE HERE NEEDS PROOF YOU WEREN’T AN ANGEL

I’VE GOT THE PICTURES

NOW IT’S TIME TO SPEAK MY MIND AND TELL ALL THESE FOLKS

HOW WE FELT ABOUT EACH OTHER

WE WERE BROTHERS

TONIGHT I’LL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS

ONE DAY I’LL SEE YOU THERE

 

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

YOU KNOW THE LORD HIMSELF IS BOUND TO GRIN

WHEN YOU COME WALKING IN

 

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

 

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO WITH HELL RAISERS LIKE YOU

WHAT’S HEAVEN GONNA DO

 

Rockie Lynne, Tim Johnson

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NEVER TOO OLD

 

I SAW THAT CAPTAIN SULLY

LAND THAT PLANE IN NEW YORK

NOTHING BUT WATER UNDER HIS WINGS

BUT HE SAVED A LOTTA LIVES

 

THERE'S A FOOTBALL COACH IN MY HOME TOWN

HE'S GOTTA BE PUSHING EIGHTY

THEY'LL KEEP HIM THERE FOREVER AND

RETIRE HIS WHISTLE WHEN HE DIES

 

YOUR'E NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD AT ALL

TO BE SOMEBODY'S HERO

TO ANSWER WHEN THEY CALL

YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD TO BE

IN THE RIGHT PLACE

AT THE RIGHT TIME

IN SOMEONE'S TIME OF NEED

 

WE TRY TO PUT 'EM ALL AT TO PASTURE

LIKE THEY'VE RUN THEIR LAST RACE

THE NEWEST GREATEST PRETTY FACE

THAT'S WHAT THE MONEY'S ON

 

WE GOTTA DO A LITTLE LIVING

LEARN FROM OUR COMING UPINGS

AND SOON ENOUGH WE'LL SEE THE DAY

WE PASS THOSE LESSONS ON

 

YOUR'E NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD AT ALL

TO BE SOMEBODY'S HERO

TO ANSWER WHEN THEY CALL

YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD TO BE

IN THE RIGHT PLACE

AT THE RIGHT TIME

IN SOMEONE'S TIME OF NEED

 

LOOK BEYOND THE GREY HAIR

AND THE LINES UPON THAT FACE

BE THANKFUL FOR THE WISDOM

THAT ONLY COMES WITH AGE

 

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD AT ALL

TO BE SOMEBODY'S HERO

TO ANSWER WHEN THEY CALL

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD

NEVER TOO OLD TO BE

IN THE RIGHT PLACE

AT THE RIGHT TIME

IN SOMEONE'S TIME OF NEED

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

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I’M THAT GUY

 

SHE’S THE ONE WITH THE BROKEN HEART

ALL BATTERED AND BLUE

SHE’S GOT A FACE THAT SHE SHOWS THE WORLD

IT’S BRAVE AND IT’S TRUE

BUT SOMEBODY WALKED OUT OF HER LIFE

AND LEFT HER WITH TEARS IN HER EYES

 

I’M THAT GUY

HEY I’M THAT GUY

I’M THE DUDE, I’M THE ONE, I’M THE MAN

HEY I’M THAT GUY

 

I KNOW SHE’S LOOKING FOR SOMEONE NEW

SOMEONE TO TAKE MY PLACE

SOMEBODY WHO’S GOING TO TREAT HER RIGHT

WHO WON’T RUNAWAY

WITH A HARD LESSON BEHIND ME NOW

GOT TO LET HER KNOW SOMEHOW

 

I’M THAT GUY

I’M THAT GUY

I’M THE DUDE, I’M THE ONE, I’M THE MAN

HEY I’M THAT GUY

 

WHAT PERSON WOULD GO AND DO

A CRAZY THINK LIKE THAT

IT WOULD TAKE A HELL OF A MAN

TO EVER GET HER BACK

 

I’M THAT GUY

I’M THAT GUY

I’M THE DUDE, I’M THE ONE, I’M THE MAN

HEY I’M THAT GUY

 

HEY I’M THAT GUY

I’M THAT GUY

I’M THE DUDE, I’M THE ONE, I’M THE MAN

HEY I’M THAT GUY

HEY I’M THAT GUY

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

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BIG NIGHT IN

 

WELL WE DON’T HAVE A CADILLAC

AND WE DON’T RIDE AROUND IN THE BACK

MY LADY DON’T HAVE A BIG DIAMOND RING

OR WALK AROUND IN TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR JEANS

BUT THAT’S OK

WE DON’T NEED IT ANYWAY

 

WE CAN GET A MOVIE AT THE MOVIE STORE

A TAKE AND BAKE PIZZA AND SOME POPCORN

SPREAD A BLANKET ON THE SOFA IN THE LIVING ROOM

SNUGGLE UP AND CUDDLE WITH THE LITTLE ONES

AND THAT’S OK

WE WOULDN’T HAVE IT ANY OTHER WAY

 

WE’LL HAVE A BIG NIGHT IN

WE DON’T HAVE TO GO OUT

WE’LL HAVE A REAL GOOD TIME

HERE IN OUR OWN HOUSE

JUST ME AND MAMA AND THE KIDS ON THE COUCH

IT’S BETTER THAN IT’S EVER BEEN

AND HAVE A BIG NIGHT IN

 

MONEY IS TIGHT AND TIMES ARE TOUGH

WE’VE GOT ALL WE NEED AND THAT’S ENOUGH

I’D RATHER HAVE WHAT I HAVE THAN A MILLION BUCKS

A BOATLOAD OF MONEY CAN’T BUY ME LOVE

WE’RE HAPPY RIGHT HERE AT HOME

SO HONEY JUST BRING IT ON

 

WE’LL HAVE A BIG NIGHT IN

WE DON’T HAVE TO GO OUT

WE’LL HAVE A REAL GOOD TIME

HERE IN OUR OWN HOUSE

JUST ME AND MAMA AND THE KIDS ON THE COUCH

WE’LL BE HAPPIER THAN WE’VE EVER BEEN

AND HAVE A BIG NIGHT IN

 

WITH THE DOG AND CAT

IT’S QUITE A CROWD

 

Rockie Lynne, Josh Finlayson

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DO THE RIGHT THING

SHE WAS CANDY APPLE RED

MADE IN 1967

A FOUR BARRELL SUPERSTOCK ROLLING SLICE OF HEAVEN

HAD THE MONEY IN MY POCKET

ABOUT TO PULL THE TRIGGER

WHEN I HESITATED

 

MY DADDY JUMPED IN AND SAID

BOY WHY YOU WAITING

YOU WANT HER SO BAD YOU CAN ALMOST TASTE IT

JUMP IN THAT BUCKET SEAT

AND TAKE HER HOME

 

WHEN YOU KNOW DEEP DOWN IN YOUR HEART

THAT YOU REALLY DO KNOW

 

DO THE RIGHT THING

DO IT RIGHT NOW

DON'T GIVE A SECOND THOUGHT HOW IT MIGHT WORK OUT

WHEN IT'S ALL SAID AND DONE AND IT'S DUST TO DUST

(TEACH YOUR KIDS TO TEACH THEIR CHILDREN TOO)

THAT'S WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT

DO THE RIGHT THING

AND DO IT RIGHT NOW

 

SHE WAS STRAWBERRY BLONDE

IT WAS 2007

SHE HAD A LITTLE BOY HE WAS GOING ON 11

HE WAS CRAZY ABOUT ME

I SURE WAS CRAZY ABOUT THEM

 

I'VE GOT A RING IN MY POCKET

I GUESS IT'S NOW OR NEVER

STANDING RIGHT HERE ON THE EDGE OF FOREVER

I'M SCARED HALF TO DEATH

BUT I'M GETTING RIGHT DOWN ON ONE KNEE

 

DO THE RIGHT THING DO THE RIGHT THING


Rockie Lynne, Steve Wariner, Mike Severs

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CHROME

 

THERE’S SOMETHING ‘BOUT SPOKES AND LEATHER

THAT A WOMAN DON’T UNDERSTAND

THE SOUND OF THE ROLLING THUNDER

OF A 1958 PAN

SHE’S THE WIFE OF THE MAN WHO LIVES TO RIDE

'TIL THE LAST DROP OF GAS IS GONE

SHE LOVES HOME AND HE LOVES CHROME

 

JOHNNY IS A DIRT TRACK RACER

FROM A LITTLE CAROLINA TOWN

MARY SITS AT HOME WITH THEIR LITTLE GIRL

WHILE JOHNNY RUNS ROUND AND ROUND

AS HE FINALLY WINS MARY TUCKS JENNY IN

JOHNNY CELEBRATES ALONE

SHE LOVES HOME AND HE LOVES CHROME

 

IT AIN’T RIGHT AND IT AIN’T WRONG

IT’S THE LINE BETWEEN LIVIN’ AND DYIN’

THAT SOME OF US WALK

AND SOME OF US DON’T

 

FORTY YEARS A FREIGHT TRUCK DRIVER

MAKING ONE LAST RUN TO THE COAST

ON A TEN PERCENT GRADE SOME BLACK ESCALADE

CUT HIM OFF JUST A LITTLE TO CLOSE

 

TEARS ON THEIR FACE

AS ONE MORE CROSS IS PLACED

FOR A FALLEN KING OF THE ROAD

HE WAS ALMOST HOME NOW HE’S GONE

ETCHED ON HIS STONE

 

HE LOVED CHROME

 

Rockie Lynne, Mark E. Prentice, Monty Powell

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INCHES

 

IT WAS FOURTH AND GOAL WITH A SECOND LEFT

THE GAME ON THE LINE

HE TOOK THE SNAP AND FAKED THE PASS

STARTED RUNNING FOR DAYLIGHT

WHEN THE WHISTLE BLEW THE HOME CROWD GREW

AS SILENT AS A TOMB AND HE KNEW

HE’D MISSED IT

 

IT’S A GAME OF INCHES

CLOSE CALLS, WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEENS AND AFTERALLS

MOMENTS THAT FOREVER CHANGE OUR LIVES

IT’S THAT MOUNTAIN TOP JUST OUT OF REACH

THE DRIVER WHO ALMOST FELL ASLEEP

BUT SOLID LINES AND TIME TO SWERVE AND MISS IT

IT’S GAME OF INCHES

 

HE SKIPPED THE DANCE AFTER THE GAME

AND DROVE HOME INSTEAD

FOUND HIS MAMA, BREATHING HARD

HANDS ON HER CHEST

THE DOCTOR SAID WE SAVE HER BY A THREAD

SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN DEAD IN JUST ANOTHER COUPLE MINUTES

 

IT’S A GAME OF INCHES AND CLOSE CALLS

WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEENS AND AFTERALLS

THE MOMENTS THAT FOREVER CHANGED OUR LIVES

IT’S THE SOLDIER, STEPPING OFF THE PLANE

ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES TO MAKE IT HOME AGAIN

HE STOPS TO THINK ABOUT THE ONES WHO DIDN’T

IT’S A GAME OF INCHES

 

AND IT MAKES ME WONDER

IF I’D WON THAT FOOTBALL GAME

I MIGHT HAVE BEEN A HOMETOWN HERO

BUT WOULD MY MOM BE HERE TODAY

 

IT’S A GAME OF INCHES

CLOSE CALLS, WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEENS AND AFTERALLS

THE MOMENTS THAT FOREVER CHANGE OUR LIVES

IT’S TWO SINNERS HANGING ON THE CROSS

WHOEVER THOUGHT THEY’D BE LUCKY ENOUGH

TO DIE BESIDE THE MAN WHO GIVES FORGIVENESS

IT’S A GAME OF INCHES

 

FOURTH AND GOAL WITH A SECOND LEFT

GAME ON THE LINE

 

Rockie Lynne, Kevin Douglas, Allen Sostrin Jr.

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In A Bad Way

 

Don’t worry baby

I’m gonna straighten out

I wanna be your mister right

YOU’RE man around the house

Lord knows bad habits

Sure are hard to break

But I know I can do it

For your lovin’s sake

 

I wanna be good in a bad way baby

Do what I should keep you happy smiling everyday

Sometimes this life it drives me crazy

But I want to be good…

In a bad way

 

Don’t worry darlin’

I’ll be home on time

Last night was an accident

But you were on my mind

All your hugs and kisses

Keep me satisfied

I don’t want to be

No complicated guy

 

I wanna be good in a bad way baby

Do what I should keep you happy smiling everyday

Sometimes this life it drives me crazy

But I want to be good…

In a bad way

 

That devil on my shoulder

Keeps making me do wrong

But you’re my little angel

Waiting there at home

 

I wanna be good in a bad way baby

Do what I should keep you happy smiling everyday

Sometimes this life it drives me crazy

But I want to be good…

In a bad way

 

Steven Dall, Casey Marshall and Byron Hill

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WHISKEY THROUGH A STRAW

 

HE'S PUT HER THROUGH SOME CRAZY THINGS

NO WOMAN SHOULD ENDURE

SHE'S LAID AWAKE SO MANY NIGHTS

AS HE'D STUMBLE THROUGH THE DOOR

SHE'S BAILED HIM OUT A DOZEN TIMES

WHEN SHE COULD HAVE WALKED AWAY

HER LOVE WAS STRONGER THAN GOODBYE

SHE ALWAYS CHOSE TO STAY

 

SHE PROMISED SHE WOULD LOVE HIM

IN FRONT OF GOD AND ALL

SHE STOOD WITH THE MAN HE WAS

BEFORE THE ALCOHOL

HER FRIENDS ALL SAY SHE'S FOOLISH

TO JUST KEEP ON HANGING ON

BUT SHE'LL BE THERE BY HIS SIDE EVEN WHEN

HE'S DRINKING WHISKEY THROUGH A STRAW

 

HE'S TRIED TO OVERCOME THAT BOTTLE

MANY TIMES BEFORE

IT'S BEEN A LOSING BATTLE

EVER SINCE THAT DAMNED OLD WAR

HE CARRIES ONE TOO MANY

PAINFUL MEMORIES IN HIS MIND

THAT'S WHY SHE FINDS IT HER HEART

TO FORGIVE HIM EVERY TIME

 

SHE PROMISED SHE WOULD LOVE HIM

IN FRONT OF GOD AND ALL

SHE STOOD WITH THE MAN HE WAS

BEFORE THE ALCOHOL

HER FRIENDS ALL SAY SHE'S FOOLISH

TO JUST KEEP ON HANGING ON

BUT SHE'LL BE THERE BY HIS SIDE EVEN WHEN

HE'S DRINKING WHISKEY THROUGH A STRAW

 

Rockie Lynne, Byron Hill

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