Half of My Hometown

Album: Kelsea (2020)
Charted: 53
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  • Half of my high school got too drunk
    Half of my high school fell in love
    With the girl next door
    In their daddy's Ford
    Half of my main street's mini skirts
    Half of my main street's dressed for church
    It could use some rain
    And a fresh coat of paint

    Half of my hometown's still hangin' around
    Still talkin' about that one touchdown
    They're still wearin' red and black
    Go Bobcats, while the other half
    Of my hometown, they all got out
    Some went north, some went south
    Still lookin' for a feelin' half of us ain't found
    So stay or leave
    Part of me will always be
    Half of my hometown

    Half of our prom queens cut their hair
    Half of them think that it ain't fair
    The quarterback moved away and never came back
    Half of my family is happy I left
    The other half worries I'll just forget
    Where I came from
    Same place where they came from

    Half of my hometown's still hangin' around
    Still talkin' about that one touchdown
    They're still wearin' red and black
    Go Bobcats, while the other half
    Of my hometown, they all got out
    Some went north, some went south
    Still lookin' for a feelin' half of us ain't found
    So stay or leave
    Part of me will always be
    Half of my hometown
    Mm, half of my hometown

    Back roads raise us
    Highways, they take us
    Memories make us wanna go back

    To our hometown, settle down
    Talk about that one touchdown
    Raise some kids in red and black
    Go Bobcats, while the other half
    Of my hometown was in the crowd
    They knew the words, they sang them loud
    And all I wanna do is make them proud
    'Cause half of me will always be
    From Knoxville, Tennessee
    My hometown
    Oh
    My hometown
    My hometown Writer/s: Jimmy Robbins, Kelsea Ballerini, Nicole Galyon, Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Cam from OhioKelsea Ballerini sings this song beautifully. It is so heartfelt; the emotion in her voice matches the story these words tell to perfection. Really, Ballerini should be a bigger star than she is. She is an incredibly gifted artist.
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