Now, I grew up down an old dirt road in a town you wouldn't know My pop's picked the place up for fifteen hundred bucks back in 1964 My grandfather was a drinker, back in the day, he put him down But a war is known to change a man and the whiskey's known to change a man, but
That's not me I rarely drink from the bottle but I'll smoke a little weed I still live in the sticks where you wouldn't go In a town of twelve hundred off an old dirt road And a country boy is all I'll ever be
Now, its been twelve years since I sold my soul to the devil in L.A. He said sign your name here on the dotted line and your songs, they all will play He set up shop on Sunset, he put me up at the Marquee He said "you want to sell a million records boy, you better listen to me" He said "change your style, whiten your smile, you can lose a couple of pounds If you want to live this life, you better lose that wife, do you need your friends around?"
And I said, no, that's not me Cause the biggest things in life are your friends and family And I like my jeans and my old t-shirts And a couple extra pounds never really hurt 'Cause a country boy is all I'll ever be
'Cause Hank taught me just how to stay alive You'll never catch me out the house without my .9 or .45 I got a big orange tractor and a diesel truck And my idea of heaven is chasing whitetail bucks And as a country boy, I know I can survive
Now, two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel One is the colors that fly high and proud, the red, the white, the blue The other one's got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made "Don't Tread On Me" is what is says and I'll take that to my grave
Because this is me I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause I've never needed government to hold my hand And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land And a country boy is all I'll ever be
Writer/s: DONALD GALLACHER, PAUL JAY LEWIS
Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
Bo from Cottonwood CaI love this song, i was born and raised in a small town in northern California called Cottonwood, so this song has a great impact on my life, I'm 29 now and still living in my home town.
Mike from Carmel, InUh, Matt...that would be the Revolutionary War.
Matt from Detroit, MiNo one has mentioned the bigger part of this song...The Illuminati. He is singing about how he sold his soul to the devil in LA and how demonic forced were telling him that he doesn't need his friends or family and that he needs to change to become famous.
"Now its been 12 years since I sold my soul to the devil in LA." Some artists break their conditioning and begin speaking out against the devil and the Illuminati. I am not a fan of rap but Eminem and other rappers speak out against the Illuminati. Aaron is talking about how he sold his soul for fortune and fame.
"He said, 'sign your name here on the dotted line and your songs they all will play."
"You wanna sell a million records boy, you better listen to me."
"he said, 'change your style, white in your smile, you could lose a couple pounds.'"
"And if you want to live this life, you better lose that wife, do you need your friends around?"
So he sold his soul to become rich and famous...like they all do. But now he is speaking out and breaking his Illuminati conditioning.
"No, thats not me." "Cuz the biggest things in life are your friends and family."
"You'll never catch me out the house without my nine or 45." - Aaron Lewis proves in this line that he is pro-gun. Almost like the Motor City Madman Ted Nugent. Our country is founded on protecting yourself and the US government and Illuminati are anti-guns. They want us civilians unarmed.
"My idea of Heaven's chasing white-tailed buck. So you know as a country boy, you know I can survive." Like Ted Nugent, Aaron Lewis is a hunter and can fend for himself. When the upcoming economic collapse happens, he will not go hungry as he is a hunter. Unlike the rest of America that rely on companies to give them their food.
"Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel. One is the colors that fly high and proud, the red, the white, the blue. The other one's gotta rattlesnake with a simple statement made. Don't Tread on Me is what it says and I'll take that to my grave"
This is a very important line. Aaron Lewis is not like most Americans who fly the Red White and Blue and have no idea what it stands for. Under it is the Gadsen Flag (Rattlesnake with Don't Tread on Me" written on it. This clearly shows that Aaron lewis is true Patriot and knows what the stars and stripes really stand for. Our ancestors fought and died for this country during the civil war. They fought against their tyrannical government and won. They then setup a free country. Its just unfortunate that we have tyrants in out government once again who want to enslave us. Our federal government does not care about the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Our rights are being striped away from us all in the name of fighting "terrorism." But thats a whole other topic. The Gadsen Flag represents state's rights. The states were given powers that the federal government could not take away. But with an uneducated population, the federal government is stripping state's rights away.
"Cuz I've never needed government to hold my hand." "cuz my family has always fought and died to save this land"
This song clearly shows that Aaron is breaking his conditioning. When he talks about the devil, he follows things up with...thats not me. When he speaks about the US and Gadsen Flags and about being American...he says thats me.
I have always liked Staind. Staind has helped me through a lot with songs like Outside. This makes Aaron Lewis even more awesome. Thank you Aaron for speaking out and telling us what a true American is.