The ladies of the garden club say his home is just a disgrace to the town, if the Mayor want's reelected, he'd better pass some laws and tear it down.
They wanna cover it with flowers, maybe even plant some dogwood trees; I guess that they've forgotten, when we were kids what that place used to be. I know it's just a shanty now, but Lord that place was built with human tears, for it's the home of Uncle Lem who was born and raised and lived there ninety years. There's not a boy in this whole town hasn't stopped for water at his well, or sat on his porch in the evenin' and listened to the stories that he'd tell. (refrain) oh his hair was the color of a cottonfield and his skin was old and brown, and he was born in that rundown shack before there was a town. He bought that shack and a piece of earth for the highest price to pay; his mom was bought and sold there, Uncle Lem was born'd a slave.(end of refrain) the mayor and some ladies of the garden club went out to tell Uncle Lem that he'd have to find a new place to live; well they found him there in that old broken down rockin chair, and on an old paper bag they found his will. "nor I wanna leave my old shotgun to the fine mayor of this town, for I remember when he a little fella, he used to follow me around. I wish I had more to give to my friends that I love, but all I've got is this old shack and a piece of earth, and I want it to go to the ladies of the garden club.(refrain)
I May Smoke Too Much
Once my future was shiny as the seat of my pants are today Then old Mother Luck and all her daughters started duckin' me When I finally got tired of just sittin'
Повій вітре з Верховини, Та на неневу хатину, Бо може мя завтра замордують. А в темниці сирі стіни, Вже ті тешут домовину, Гайворіння чорне - чорне Кряче на свіжавий хрест. А у горах хлопці чорні Вип'ють за моє
Пісня Про Рушник
Рідна мати моя, ти ночей не доспала, Ти водила мене у поля край села, І в дорогу далеку ти мене на зорі проводжала, І рушник вишиваний на щастя дала. І в
Know Your Name
Excuse me I couldn't help but notice You noticing me And I was definitely noticing you My name is You know my name But listen I have a question [Verse 1] No it ain't like me to drop too
Are The Good Times Really Over
I wish a buck was still silver It was back when the country was strong Back before Elvis Before the Vietnam war came along Before The Beatles and 'Yesterday' When a man could still work,