The Ones That Didn't Make It Back Home

Album: Late Nights and Longnecks (2018)
Charted: 46
  • Tour was up, middle of June
    She was planning a welcome home barbecue
    Green bean casserole, Grandma's recipe
    There was a knock on the door 'round two o'clock
    Two uniforms and her heart stopped
    Yellow ribbon 'round an oak tree
    Blowing in the breeze

    Here's to the ones that didn't make it back home
    The ones we ain't seen in so long
    The hold up a beer ones, the wish they were here ones
    The not forgotten but gone
    They're in a better place up there
    But they sure left a hole down here
    We just go on living and go on missing the ones
    The ones that didn't make it back home

    The whole town shut down, the whole town showed up
    Sang Amazing Grace, watched a slideshow of
    His 22 years
    There was laughs and there was tears
    And that preacher talked about sacrifice
    And traffic stopped for them Cadillac lights
    Johnny sold beer half price that night
    And everybody raised 'em high, singing

    Here's to the ones that didn't make it back home
    The ones we ain't seen in so long
    The hold up a beer ones, the wish they were here ones
    The not forgotten but gone
    They're in a better place up there
    But they sure left a hole down here
    We just go on living and go on missing the ones
    The ones that didn't make it back home

    Back to that front porch
    Back through that front door
    To the life they were fighting for

    Here's to the ones that didn't make it back home
    The ones we ain't seen in so long
    The hold up a beer ones, the wish they were here ones
    The not forgotten but gone
    They're in a better place up there
    But they sure left a hole down here
    We just go on living and go on missing the ones
    The ones that didn't make it back home

    The ones that didn't make it back home Writer/s: Jeremy Stover, Justin C. Moore, Paul Charles Digiovanni, Richard Chase Mcgill
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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