Outskirts of Heaven

Album: See You Try (2015)
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  • My grandpa taught me about buck knifes and shot guns
    How to cast an old Zebco
    And how to work a stick shift
    He taught me the bible about all twelve disciples
    And he made sure that I know there's life after this
    With pearly gates and streets of gold
    He said if I just believe that's where I'll go

    Lord when I die I wanna live
    On the outskirts of Heaven
    Where there's dirt roads for miles
    Hay in the fields and fish in the river
    Where there's dogwood trees and honey bees
    And blue skies and green grass forever
    Lord when I die, I wanna live on the outskirts of Heaven

    Now it says in the King James in the Almighty's kingdom
    He mentions a mansion that he's built just for me
    Now I'd gladly trade it for a farm house with acreage
    And a back yard that's shaded and a squeaky front porch swing
    That's where I wanna hang my wings

    When I die I wanna live on the outskirts of Heaven
    Where there's dirt roads for miles
    Hay in the fields and fish in the river
    Where there's dogwood trees and honey bees
    And blue skies and green grass forever
    So Lord when I die, I wanna live on the outskirts of Heaven
    Yeah
    Yeah, the good Lord knows me
    He knows I need blue skies and green grass forever
    Lord when I die I wanna live on the outskirts of Heaven
    Yeah, when I die I wanna live on the outskirts of Heaven Writer/s: CRAIG CAMPBELL, DAVE TURNBULL
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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