Roots

  • I'm still running 33s up underneath this truck
    Even though rush hour concrete is the only place
    I'm getting stuck
    Ain't on the farm no more but on a stretch of sunny days
    I still catch myself looking up at the sky
    Praying for a little rain

    No I can't outrun these roots
    Even if I wanted to
    'Cause they run too strong, run too deep
    Cutting right through the heart of me
    No it don't matter where I plant these boots
    Can't outrun these roots
    I can't outrun these roots.

    There's still that back-home part of me,
    That can't help but see things a little differently
    Like how there ain't no need
    To put a 'G' on the end of huntin' or fishin'
    And I still got granddaddy's bible
    His old rifle and his name
    But I also got his pour a little more
    Coarsin' through my veins

    Thank God I can't
    They're tangled up in every part of who I am
    Without 'em I know I don't stand a chance
    I can't outrun these roots Writer/s: Blake William Billinger, Jared Mullins, Ben Stennis
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
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