Album: Full Moon (1980)
Charted: 11
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  • Well the eagle's been flyin' slow
    And the flag's been flyin' low
    And a lotta people sayin' that America's
    fixin' to fall
    Well speakin' just for me
    And some people from Tennessee
    We've got a thing or two to tell you all
    This lady may have stumbled
    But she ain't never fell
    And if the Russians don't believe that
    They can all go straight to hell
    We're gonna put her feet back
    On the path of righteousness and then
    God bless America again

    [Chorus]
    And you never did think
    That it ever would happen again
    (In America, did you)
    You never did think
    That we'd ever get together again
    (We damn sure could)
    Yeah, we're walkng real proud
    And we're talkin' real loud again
    (In America)
    You never did think
    That it ever would happen again

    From The Sound up in Long Island
    Out to San Francisco Bay
    And everthing that's in between them
    Is our own
    And we may have done a little bit
    Of fightin' amongst ourselves
    But you outside people best leave us
    alone
    'Cause we'll all stick together
    And you can take that to the bank
    That's the cowboys and the hippies
    And the rebels and and the yanks
    You just go and lay your hand
    On a Pittsburgh Steelers' fan
    And I think you're gonna finally
    understand

    [Chorus: x2] Writer/s: CHARLES FRED HAYWARD, CHARLIE DANIELS, FRED EDWARDS, JAMES W. MARSHALL, JOHN CRAIN, WILLIAM J. DIGREGORIO
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Kevin from Pittsburgh, PaThe truth behind the the line "Just go and lay your hand on a Pittsburgh Steelers fan" is that the Steelers used to have this truck called "the terrible truck" and Charlie Daniels used to sing off the bed of this truck. The truck was 1921 beer truck. Now one day before he went to sing, Charlie sat down on the fender on the truck and the owner, John Kasier said on live T.V to get off his ass thats not a seat. Then later Charlie put that famous line in this song. I know John and Charlie both myself.
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