Take A Back Road

Album: Take A Back Road (2011)
Charted: 23
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  • Sittin' in six lane backed up traffic
    Horns a honkin', I've about had it I'm lookin' for an exit sign
    Gotta get outta here, get it all off my mind
    Then like a memory from your grandpa's attic
    A song comes slippin' through the radio static
    Changin' my mood, a little George Strait 1982

    And it makes me wanna take a back road
    Makes me wanna take the long way home
    Put a little gravel in my travel
    Unwind, unravel all night long
    Makes me wanna grab my honey
    Tear down some two lane country who knows
    Get lost and get right with my soul
    Makes me wanna take, makes me wanna take a back road

    I've been cooped up, tied down 'bout forgotten
    what a field looks like full of corn and cotton
    If I'm gonna hit a traffic jam
    Well it better be a tractor man
    So sick and tired of this interstate system
    I need the curvin', windin', twistin' dusty path to nowhere
    With the wind blowin' through my baby's hair

    Yeah it makes me wanna take a back road
    Makes me wanna take the long way home
    Put a little gravel in my travel
    Unwind, unravel all night long
    Makes me wanna grab my honey
    Tear down some two lane country who knows
    Get lost and get right with my soul
    Makes me wanna take, makes me wanna take a back road
    Some old back road

    Maybe it's the feelin'
    Or maybe it's the freedom
    Maybe it's that shady spot
    Where we park the truck when things get hot
    Girl we park the truck when things get hot

    And it makes me wanna take a back road
    Makes me wanna take the long way home
    Put a little gravel in my travel
    Unwind, unravel all night long
    Makes me wanna grab you honey
    Tear down some two lane country who knows
    Get lost and get right with my soul
    Makes me wanna take, makes me wanna take a back road

    Some old back road
    Get back with my soul
    All I gotta do is take some old back road
    To the shady spot where things get hot girl
    Way down, way down, way down some old back road Writer/s: LUKE LAIRD, RHETT AKINS
    Publisher: Capitol CMG Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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