Grandaddy's Gun

  • It sits above the mantel on a couple rusty nails
    It ain't worth a lot of money
    And it damn sure ain't for sale
    The good Lord only knows all the stories it could tell
    My Granddaddy's gun

    He bought it new out of the Sears and Robuck catalog
    And it shot a many a shells over the back of an old bird dog
    And it backed a burglar down when grandma took the safety off
    Granddaddy's gun

    It's just an old double barrel twelve
    The stock is cracked and it kick's like hell
    It wouldn't mean what mean's to me, to no one
    I can still hear his voice when I put it to my shoulder
    A guns like a woman son, it's all how you hold her
    He taught me a whole lot more than how to hunt
    And one of these days I'll pass it on to my grandson
    My Granddaddy's gun

    He handed it to me on the day I turned thirteen
    With a half shot box of shells and a kit to keep it clean
    I keep a picture in the case of that sweet old man and me
    Granddaddy's gun

    It's just an old double barrel twelve
    The stock is cracked and it kick's like hell
    It wouldn't mean what mean's to me, to no one
    I can still hear his voice when I put it to my shoulder
    A guns like a woman son, it's all how you hold her
    He taught me a whole lot more than how to hunt
    One of these days I'll pass it on to my grandson
    My Granddaddy's gun

    There's a long beard hanging on the livin' room wall
    That I got with a box call and Granddaddy's gun
    There's a shot up sign out there on forty nine
    That me and Billy Joe shot up one night
    With Granddaddy's gun

    It sits above the mantel on a couple rusty nails
    It ain't worth a lot of money and it damn sure ain't for sale Writer/s: Bobby Pinson, Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management, DO WRITE MUSIC LLC
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