I Want To Be Like Him

Album: Death Valley (2020)
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  • Kelly Jackson was the big man of Troop number 10
    He and his brother Riley, no one gave lip to them
    The PCT's two thousand six hundred plus miles you know
    Well they walked each mile, they loved the wild, and Kelly was my hero

    I thought, I want to be like him
    Yes I want to be like him, I do
    I want to be like him
    Yes I want to be like him

    In a pristine High Sierra camp, a big ole' mess we found
    Kelly led us after some fellows who'd left trash all around
    Well our Heracles he faced them and he sure laid down the law
    He may have been just 5'10 but Kelly Jackson sure stood tall

    I thought, I want to be like him
    Yes I want to be like him, I do
    I want to be like him
    Yes I want to be like him

    Heroes can be, the greats from history, or even a cowboy from the silver screen
    But to grow up with one, the lottery you've won, yes I surely was one lucky teen
    One lucky teen
    One lucky teen

    When we get older most of us, we come into our own
    But who we are is the sum of the lessons we've been shown
    Are you a little like your heroes, whoever they may be?
    I'd like to think that I have got a bit of.. Kelly Jackson in me

    So maybe, I'm a little bit like him
    I'm a little bit like him maybe
    I'm a little bit like him
    Yes I'm a little bit like him

    I'm a little bit like him
    I'm a little bit like him maybe
    I'm a little bit like him
    I'm a little bit like him yeah

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    La na na na doo doo

    La na na na na na na na na
    La na na na doo doo

    La na na na na na na na na
    La na na na doo doo

    La na na na na na na na na
    La na na na Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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