When They're Gone (Lyle County)

Album: I'm a Fire (2014)
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  • Look at that worn out rusty engine
    Sitting there begging for a spark
    Don't look like much in that condition
    But there was a time you should've seen her run
    Down every back road in Lyle County
    Under every streetlight up on Main
    You sitting there drumming on a dashboard
    Both of us falling like a fickle rain

    We were
    Cooler than December, hotter than July
    Young and strong
    Some things aren't meant to last forever
    But that don't mean you forget 'em when they're gone, so come on

    She had hair tangled as the kudzu
    Legs as long as the trails that cut through
    Those back acres to the river bend
    She had her daddy's temper and her momma's flair
    Made people talk but did not care
    Try anything once ain't scared of nothing

    Yeah, we were
    Cooler than December, hotter than July
    Young and strong
    Some things aren't meant to last forever
    But that don't mean you forget 'em when they're gone, so come on
    Come on
    Don't mean you forget 'em

    I still ride down those old roads
    Even if it's in my mind
    Tight blue jeans and winding curves
    Keep me turning on a dime, yeah, just like the time

    When we were
    Cooler than December, hotter than July
    Young and strong
    Some things aren't meant to last forever
    But that don't mean you forget 'em when they're gone

    Oh, we were
    Cooler than December, hotter than July
    Young and strong
    Some things aren't meant to last forever
    But that don't mean you forget 'em when they're
    Don't mean you forget 'em when they're gone, so come on
    Come on
    Don't mean you forget 'em when they're gone

    So come on, come on
    Don't mean you forget 'em when they're gone
    So come on, come on
    So come on, come on Writer/s: BRETT RYAN ELDREDGE, SCOOTER CARUSOE
    Publisher: RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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