Red Dirt Road

Album: Red Dirt Road (2003)
Charted: 25
  • I was raised off of Rural Route 3
    Out past where the blacktop ends
    We'd walk to church on Sunday morning
    Race barefoot back to Johnson's fence

    That's where I first saw Mary
    On that roadside picking blackberries
    That summer I turned a corner in my soul
    Down that red dirt road

    It's where I drank my first beer
    It's where I found Jesus
    Where I wrecked my first car,
    I tore it all to pieces
    I learned the path to heaven
    Is full of sinners and believers
    Learned that happiness on earth
    Ain't just for high achievers
    I've learned,
    I've come to know
    There's life at both ends
    Of that red dirt road

    Her daddy didn't like me much
    In my shackled up GTO
    I'd sneak out in the middle of the night
    Throw rocks at her bedroom window

    We'd turn out the headlights
    Drive by the moonlight
    Talk about what the future might hold
    Down that red dirt road

    It's where I drank my first beer
    It's where I found Jesus
    Where I wrecked my first car,
    I tore it all to pieces
    I learned the path to heaven
    Is full of sinners and believers
    Learned that happiness on earth
    Ain't just for high achievers
    I've learned,
    I've come to know
    There's life at both ends
    Of that red dirt road

    I went out into the world
    And I came back in
    I lost Mary,
    Oh I got her back again
    And driving home tonight,
    Feels like I've found a long lost friend

    It's where I drank my first beer
    It's where I found Jesus
    Where I wrecked my first car,
    I tore it all to pieces
    I learned the path to heaven
    Is full of sinners and believers
    Learned that happiness on earth
    Ain't just for high achievers
    I've learned,
    I've come to know
    There's life at both ends
    Of that red dirt road Writer/s: KIX BROOKS, RONNIE DUNN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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