Thank God for Hometowns

Album: Blown Away (2012)
  • Yesterday I got a call
    Someone I didn't know at all, had passed away
    Mama said yeah you know him
    You went to school with both his kids
    They lived out on Prescott lane
    She said you should've seen the line
    Mrs. Johnson said to tell you hi

    Thank God for hometowns
    And all the love that makes you them around
    Thank God for the county lines that welcome you back in
    When you were dying to get out
    Thank God for church pews
    And all the faces that won't forget you
    'Cause when you're lost out in this crazy world
    You got somewhere to go and get found
    Thank God for hometowns, yeah

    Last June my cousin tied the knot,
    Didn't know if I'd go or not
    But I'm sure glad I did
    It was a pretty good haul but worth the drive
    I could feel myself come back to life
    The closer that I'd get
    First red light I rolled the windows down
    Breathed it in and took a look around

    Thank God for hometowns
    First kisses and touchdowns
    Thank God for the county lines that welcome you back in
    When you were dying to get out
    Thank God for church pews
    And all the faces that won't forget you
    And when you're lost out in this crazy world
    You got somewhere to go and get found
    Thank God for hometowns

    I always find another piece of me
    Walking down these old familiar streets

    Thank God for hometowns
    And all the love that makes them go around
    Thank God for the county lines that welcome you back in
    When you were dying to get out
    Thank God for church pews
    And all the faces that won't forget you
    And when you're lost out in this crazy world
    You got somewhere to go and get found
    Thank God for hometowns
    Thank God for hometowns Writer/s: HILLARY LINDSEY, LUKE LAIRD, ASHLEY GORLEY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Round Hill Music Big Loud Songs
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