Praying for Rain

Album: Cass County (2015)
  • Something's different, something's changed
    And I don't know what
    Even the old folks can't recall
    When it's ever been this hot and dry
    Dust devils whirlin' on the first day of July
    It's a hundred degrees at 10:00 AM
    Not a cloud up in the sky

    We hardly had a winter
    Had about a week of spring
    Crops are burned-up in the fields
    There's a blanket of dust on everything
    The weatherman is sayin'
    That there ain't no change in sight
    Lord, I've never been a prayin' man
    But I'm sayin' one tonight

    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    Lord, I ain't never asked for much
    And I don't mean to complain
    But I'm prayin' for rain

    I ain't no wise man
    But I'm no fool
    I believe that mother nature
    Has taken us to school
    Maybe we just took too much
    And put too little back
    It isn't knowledge
    It's humility we lack

    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    Lord, I ain't never asked for much
    And I don't mean to complain
    But I'm prayin' for rain

    Some people pray for victory
    Some people pray for peace
    Some people pray for extra time
    Some pray for sweet release
    Some pray for health and happiness
    For riches and renown
    But none of this will matter much
    If the waters don't come down

    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    Lord, I ain't never asked for much
    And I don't mean to complain
    But I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm prayin' for rain
    I'm praying for rain

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