If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away

Album: Outlaw Like Me (2011)
Charted: 49
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  • Every day I drive to work across Flint River bridge
    A hundred yards from the spot where me and grandpa fished
    There's a piece of his old fruit stand on the side of Sawmill Road
    He'd be there peelin' peaches if it was twenty years ago
    What I wouldn't give
    To ride around in that old truck with him

    If heaven wasn't so far away
    I'd pack up the kids and go for the day
    Introduce them to their grandpa
    Watch 'em laugh at the way he talked
    Find my long lost cousin John
    The one we left back in Vietnam
    Show him a picture of his daughter now
    She's a doctor and he'd be proud
    Tell 'em we'd be back in a couple of days
    In the rear view mirror we'd all watch him wave
    And losing them wouldn't be so hard to take
    If heaven wasn't so far away

    I'd hug all three of those girls we lost
    From the class of ninety nine
    And I'd find my bird dog Bo and take him huntin' one more time
    I'd ask Hank why he took those pills back in fifty three
    And Janis to sing the second verse of "Me and Bobby McGee"
    Sit on a cloud and visit for a while
    It'd do me good just to see them smile

    If heaven wasn't so far away
    I'd pack up the kids and go for the day
    Introduce them to their grandpa
    Watch 'em laugh at the way he talked
    I'd find my long lost cousin John
    The one we left back in Vietnam
    Show him a picture of his daughter now
    She's a doctor and he'd be proud
    Tell him we'd be back in a couple of days
    In the rear view mirror we'd all watch him wave
    Yeah losing them wouldn't be so hard to take
    If heaven wasn't so far
    If heaven wasn't so far
    If heaven wasn't so far away

    So far away
    So far away Writer/s: BRETT WILLIAM SEABORN JONES, DALLAS DAVIDSON, ROBERT HENRY HATCH
    Publisher: ANTHEM ENTERTAINMENT LP, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Cin Pearce from 16053I love the song I heard it when it first came out my mom passed away in June of 2011 every time we were going to the funeral or leaving the song was on the radio it made me feel a little better reminding me I Would see her again
  • Jazmun from Indianapolis, IndianaThis song means a lot to me because I lost my dad when i was 8 and the my grandma over the next summer.
  • Amelia from Kansas City, MoThis song means a lot to me because my grandpa died on my 8th birthday due to lung cancer. This also happened in October to a close friend who was only 45 at death.
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