I Took It With Me

Album: Old Boots, New Dirt (2014)
  • When I passed that city limit sign
    I knew that I was finally on my own
    So I put my foot down on the gas
    To see how fast those wheels could get me going
    Everything about that place made me who I am
    But they say once you leave you can't go back again

    So I took it with me, that cloud of red dust rolling up
    That Georgia blue sky, setting sun, straight up highway forty-one
    I took it with me, that wild street, that fighting side
    That born to run on a Friday night
    That standing tall small town cry
    I took it with me

    They say this world can change you fast
    Kick you right on back where you belong
    So I rolled my sleeves up every day
    And that's just what you do where I come from

    Everything I ever knew I bottled up inside
    What I'd leave your side at back home
    It ain't hard to find

    So I took it with me, that cloud of red dust rolling up
    That Georgia blue sky, setting sun, straight up highway forty-one
    I took it with me, that wild street, that fighting side
    That born to run on a Friday night
    That standing tall small town cry
    I took it with me

    I'd be a thousand miles away
    But it's still crystal clear
    I see that picture in my mind
    I keep right here

    So I took it with me, that cloud of red dust rolling up
    That Georgia blue sky, setting sun, straight up highway forty-one
    I took it with me, that wild street, that fighting side
    That born to run on a Friday night
    That standing tall small town cry
    I took it with me

    Yeah, yeah
    I took it with me
    Oh I took it with me Writer/s: BEN HAYSLIP, DAVID LEE MURPHY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, CAROL VINCENT & ASSOC LLC
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