The Rambler

  • You were born in a southern fall
    it might of been Sunday but I can't recall
    all the birthdays I must have missed
    your first steps and your first kiss
    I don't even know if you know my name
    but you should hear the truth before it's too late
    so I hope this finds you
    on some highway

    Cuz I'm an old time rambler
    I call the road my home
    forgive my indiscretion
    it's the only way I know
    a million miles from Kentucky
    but I will always be around
    so turn the radio up when your heart breaks down

    I played for tips and I played for less
    I played a pretty southern girl right out of her dress
    she danced until the lights came on
    but there's a reason she's here instead of being at home
    she said the songs you sang made the whole room cry
    and that night I told a young man's lie
    when I said I would call her
    and I said I'd write

    Cuz I'm an old time rambler
    I call the road my home
    forgive my indiscretion
    it's the only way I know
    a million miles from Kentucky
    but I will always be around
    so turn the radio up when your heart breaks down
    turn the radio up when your heart breaks down

    I'm sorry for the tears I made you cry
    I'm sorry for the promises that turned to lies
    if I could turn back the hands of time
    I'd take you back and try try try
    to make you understand
    that this is who I am

    I met a devil in an old motel
    it seems I ain't got much of a soul to sell
    my glass is empty
    my hands are blue
    and the doctor gave me about a month or two
    well I thought I would make it to you this year
    so forgive me one last time my dear
    and tell your mother
    I won't be coming home

    Cuz I'm an old time rambler
    I call the road my home
    forgive my indiscretion
    it's the only way I know
    a million miles from Kentucky
    but I will always be around
    so turn the radio up when your heart breaks down
    turn the radio up when your heart breaks down Writer/s: JOHN FREDERICK YOUNG, MATTHEW CAMPBELL, CONNOR MCGINNIS, BENJAMIN DANIEL WELLS, JONATHAN MICHAEL LAWHON, CHRISTOPHER BRYANT ROBERTSON
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Songtrust Ave
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