By the Carolina Moon

Album: By the Carolina Moon (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • Lambert's publicity materials explain this song: Low country farmer Jim Ballentine, tired of killing himself trying to scrape a living from row cropping, decides to set up a moonshine operation in the dark cypress bottoms, fueling the fire with farm grade diesel. He operates his sideline living by the night time sun as quiet as a moccasin crossing still night waters. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    James - Spartanburg, SC

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