Rural Route

Album: Freedom's Road (2007)
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  • Little girl disappeared and gone
    From the rural route
    Seven days missing something's wrong
    On the rural route
    Amber alert all over the nation
    From the rural route
    Two lane highway full of cops
    On the rural route
    Rural route

    Police dogs howl from wire cages
    On the rural route
    Last seen leavin' a trailer
    On the rural route
    Just walkin' home alone
    On the rural route
    Newspaper prints her fifth grade picture
    From the rural route
    Rural route

    Air stinks of crystal meth
    On the rural route
    Some one predicts a young girl's death
    On the rural route
    Father refuses to answer any questions
    From the rural route
    The man he runs around with comes up missing
    Off the rural route
    Rural route

    Twenty miles away by a lake
    On the rural route
    Girl's body's found, it's been raped
    By the rural route
    Twenty-eight year old friend of the father
    Arrested on the rural route
    Father traded his daughter for favors
    On the rural route
    Rural route
    Rural route

    Here's my prayer loud and clear
    From the rural route
    Forgive us Lord, get us out of here
    Off this rural route
    Oh merciful Father, show us the will
    Here on the rural route
    Give us the mercy for the drug-addicted
    And the mentally ill
    On the rural route Writer/s: MELLENCAMP
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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