Dig Your Roots

Album: Dig Your Roots (2016)
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  • Yeah, I grew up ten minutes from the sticks
    Ten minutes from the beach
    And there ain't a Bible verse, y'all
    I ain't heard a preacher preach
    Mom and Dad up in the bleachers
    Screaming while I pitch

    Beating deep on the speakers
    Finally riding around the town
    With my best friends, ain't life like a whirlwind
    One second I'm playing checkers with Grandma
    Then my world ends
    I used to hear my granddaddy say
    Before it's too late

    You gotta dig your roots
    'For the sun comes down
    Show some love back to your hometown
    Fall in love, plant some seeds
    Carve some names in the family tree
    Raise your kids, love your wife
    Put God first, just to live your life
    Hey, I think I'm gonna go
    And get a little more dirt on my boots
    You gotta dig your roots

    Yeah, I'm a long haired, tattooed, feather in the wind
    Yeah, a good ol' boy, just like my old man
    Every night when I'm singing
    I know he's looking down
    Up there next to PawPaw
    Got the best seats in the house
    When I close my eyes I can still hear him say
    The same thing I'm gonna tell my kids

    You gotta dig your roots
    'For the sun comes down
    Show some love back to your hometown
    Fall in love, plant some seeds
    Carve some names in the family tree
    Raise your kids, love your wife
    Put God first, just to live your life
    Hey, I think I'm gonna go
    And get a little more dirt on my boots
    You gotta dig your roots

    I'm so of proud of where I came from
    This town is who I am
    And the way I was raised up
    Made me a better man
    I'm proud of where I came from
    And damn I love this land
    And the way that I was raised up
    Made me a better man

    You gotta dig your roots
    'For the sun comes down
    Show some love back to your hometown
    Fall in love, plant some seeds
    Carve some names in the family tree
    Raise your kids, love your wife
    Put God first, just to live your life
    Hey, I think I'm gonna go
    And get a little more dirt on my boots
    Yeah, I think I'm gonna go
    And get a little more dirt on my boots
    You gotta dig your roots Writer/s: Brett James, Brian Kelley, Jerry Flowers, Keith Smith, Tyler Reed Hubbard, Will Weatherly
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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