So long fellas, i gotta go Told her i wasn’t gonna be, but an hour or so I know she’s bound to worry, ’bout me and that old car It’s not that she don’t trust me, But you know how women are A few weeks back, they took my job The money’s tight, time’s are..
Am i dreaming or is that the morning sunlight shining in? I can’t believe it, I was so sure my world was coming to an end. I may never live to see the day your memory lets me go. But i made it through the night And that’s one in a row My heart’s still..
Would you believe this blacktop highway Used to be a one-lane gravel road? Back when johnny cash was just somebody Daddy went to school with years ago When the cottonwoods reached to the sky An’ honeysuckle vine grew all around My eyes well up with memories Every time i think about this little ol’ town..
I was comin’ off of a heartache Addin’ up all my mistake you know how it is An’ i was beatin’ up myself up real good Over all those shoulda coulds but never dids An’ i could lose myself in myself pity But i done that an’ that ain’t pretty An’ somewhere in this mess..
I stood out on the trestle waitin’ for the whistle The 409 was right on time again Lord, i’d a-got a lickin’ if they caught me playin’ chicken But i was quite the practiced liar way back then I saw the smoke above the treetops And when the train came into view I stood still..
Misty sunrise in my hometown Rows of cotton about knee high Mrs. baker down the dirt road still got clothes out on the line Erwin nichols there with **judge lee** playin checkers at the gin When i dream about the southland this is where it all begins Chorus From carolina down to georgia Smell the..