Something More Than Free

Album: Something More Than Free (2015)
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  • When I get home from work
    I'll call up all my friends
    And we'll go bust up something beautiful we'll have to build again

    When I get home from work
    I'll wrestle off my clothes
    And leave em right inside the front door
    'Cause nobody's home to know

    You see a hammer finds a nail
    And a freight train needs the rails
    And I'm doin' what I'm on this earth to do

    And I don't think on why I'm here where it hurts
    I'm just lucky to have the work
    Sunday morning I'm too tired to go to church
    But I thank God for the work

    When I get my reward my work will all be done
    And I will sit back in my chair beside the father and the son
    No more holes to fill and no more rocks to break
    And no more loading boxes on the trucks for someone else's sake

    'Cause a hammer needs a nail
    And the poor man's up for sale
    Guess I'm doin' what I'm on this earth to do

    And I don't think on why I'm here where it hurts
    I'm just lucky to have the work
    And every night I dream I'm drowning in the dirt
    But I thank God for the work

    And the day will come when I'll find a reason
    And somebody proud to love a man like me
    My back is numb, my hands are freezing
    What I'm working for is something more than free

    And I don't think on why I'm here where it hurts
    I'm just lucky to have the work
    Sunday morning I'm too tired to go to church
    But I thank God for the work
    And I thank God for the work Writer/s: Jason Isbell
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Robert from Attica, MichiganClassic song. His 3 best records Southeastern, Something's More Than Free and The Nashville Sound. All in a row. The Ryan Adams of the 2010s. Maybe better.
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