Here's to the Farmer

Album: Here's To The Farmer (2016)
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  • Talk about an uphill battle
    Two thousand acres of beans and cattle
    But he don't ever get rattled
    He just goes 'til the sun goes down
    Hydraulic fluid on his jeans
    Red dye diesel and ten rows between
    A cold one on the porch and a good nights of sleep
    Y'all hold 'em up with me now

    Here's to the farmer that plants the fields in the spring
    That turn from green to that harvest honey
    Hold one up for the banker downtown
    That got him on his feet with handshake money
    Here's to the farmer's wife
    That loves him every night
    Raising a son, raising a daughter
    They gather 'round the table, send it up to the Father
    Somehow they get closer when times get harder
    Here's to the farmer

    Subdivision's creeping on in
    Neighborhood kids keep jumping his fence
    He could double his money
    But that'd be the end of a promise he'll never break
    'Cause he looked his daddy in the eye
    And he's got that stubborn pride
    He'll be here 'til the day he dies
    No, he wouldn't have it any other way

    Here's to the farmer that plants the fields in the spring
    That turn from green to that harvest honey
    Hold one up for the banker downtown
    That got him on his feet with handshake money
    Here's to the farmer's wife
    That loves him every night
    Raising a son, raising a daughter
    They gather 'round the table, send it up to the Father
    Somehow they get closer when times get harder
    Here's to the farmer

    Yeah, here's to the farmer that loves his day in the sun
    Won't sell that old half-ton
    Nobody knows better 'bout a hard-earned dollar
    Just tell him how far he's gotta go and he'll go further
    Here's to the farmer
    Here's to the farmer
    Thank you, boys Writer/s: CHASE MCGILL, LUKE BRYAN, MICHAEL CARTER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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