Gator Country

Album: Molly Hatchet (1978)
  • I've been to Alabama, people, ain't a whole lot to sse;
    Skynard says it's a real sweet home, but it ain't nothing to me
    Charlie Daniels will tell you the good Lord lives in Tennessee, ha!
    But I'm going back to the Gator Country, where the wine and women are free

    There's a gator in the bushes, he's calling my name
    And a saying come on, boy, you better make it back home again
    There's many roads I've traveled but they all kinda look the same
    There's a gator in the bushes, Lord, he's calling my name

    Old Richard Betts will tell ya Lord, he was born a Ramblin' Man,
    Well, he can ramble on back to Georgia and I won't give a damn
    Elvin Bishop out struttin' his stuff with little Miss Slick Titty Boom,
    But I'm going back to the Gator Country to get me some elbow room

    There's a gator in the bushes, he's calling my name
    And a saying come on, boy, you better make it back home again
    There's many roads I've traveled but they all kinda look the same
    There's a gator in the bushes, Lord, he's calling my name Yep

    There's Marshall Tucker a ridin' a rainbow, searching for a pot of gold
    Well, they can take the highway, baby, and take all they can hold
    The Outlaws down in Tampa town, yes, a mighty fine place to be
    They got green grass and they got high tides and it sure looks good to me

    There's a gator in the bushes, he's calling my name
    Saying come on, boy, you better make it back home again
    There's many roads I've traveled but they all kinda look the same
    There's a gator in the bushes, Lord, he's calling my name

    Oh, Gator Country, a little bit of that chomp chomp Writer/s: BANNER HARVEY THOMAS, DAVID HLUBEK, STEVE HOLLAND
    Publisher: RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC
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Comments: 10

  • Mark from Bradenton, FloridaSorry to inform you but Dickey Betts was born and raised in Oneco, Florida just saying.......
  • Bob from Tennessee Actually Duane and Gregg was born in Nashville.
  • Tony from San DiegoJust a great effin song. Gotta love those various guitar player solos at the end. Southern Fried Metal!!!
  • Dave from Fernandina Beach, FlThe Allman Brothers were originally from Jacksonville, FL which is just over the state line from Georgia. What people that live down here learn is that in Florida, the farther north you go, the farther South you get. North Florida is just about as close as you can get to the proverbial Heart of Dixie.
  • Jimmy from Knox, TnHey Ed the Allman Brothers were from Georgia just like Dwayne Allman says Eat A Georgia Peach the two legged kind.
  • Ed from Lake City, Flall the allman brothers were from florida. they just named dicky for the song ramblin man. they should listin to sail away, it's about watching a florida sunset.
  • Larry from Jacksonville, FlTo add to Mick from Las Vegas' post - .38 Special is also from Jacksonville.
  • Chris from Merritt Island, FlThey should make this the Florida State song.
  • Doug from Kansas City, MoYes...in those days Southern Rock ruled..helped get rid of Disco!!!
  • Mick from Las Vegas, NvMolly Hatchett, along with Lynard Skynard, were from Jacksonville, Florida.
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