John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16

Album: Ripcord (2015)
Charted: 40
  • I'm a 45 spinning on an old Victrola
    I'm a two strike swinger, I'm a Pepsi Cola
    I'm a blue jean quarterback saying "I love you" to the prom queen
    In a Chevy
    I'm John Wayne, Superman, California
    I'm a Kris Kristofferson Sunday morning
    I'm a mom and daddy singing along to Don McLean
    At the levee

    And I'm a child of a backseat freedom, baptized by rock and roll
    Marilyn Monroe and the Garden of Eden, never grow up, never grow old
    Just another rebel in the great wide open, on the boulevard of broken dreams
    And I learned everything I needed to know from John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16

    Hey, hey
    Everything I needed
    That's right

    I'm Mark Twain on the Mississippi
    I'm Hemingway with a shot of whiskey
    I'm a TV dinner on a tray trying to figure out the Wheel of Fortune
    I'm a Texaco star, I'm a Gibson guitar
    I'm still a teenage kid trying to go too far
    I'm a jukebox waiting in a neon bar for a quarter

    I'm a child of a backseat freedom, baptized by rock and roll
    Marilyn Monroe and the Garden of Eden, never grow up, never grow old
    Just another rebel in the great wide open, on the boulevard of broken dreams
    And I learned everything I needed to know from John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16

    I spent a lot of years running from believing,
    Looking for another way to save my soul
    The longer I live, the more I see it, there's only one way home

    I'm a child of a backseat freedom, baptized by rock and roll
    Marilyn Monroe and the Garden of Eden, never grow up, never grow old
    Just another rebel in the great wide open, on the boulevard of broken dreams
    And I learned everything I needed to know from John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16

    I'm a child of a backseat freedom, baptized by rock and roll
    Marilyn Monroe and the Garden of Eden, never grow up, never grow old
    Just another rebel in the great wide open, on the boulevard of broken dreams
    And I learned everything I needed to know from John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16

    (John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16)
    Everything I needed
    (John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16)
    Everything I needed
    (John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16)
    That's right Writer/s: Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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