Southern Voice

Album: Southern Voice (2009)
Charted: 49
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  • Hank Williams sang it
    Number three drove it
    Chuck Berry twanged it
    Will Faulkner wrote it
    Aretha Franklin sold it
    Dolly Parton graced it
    Rosa Parks rode it
    Scarlett O chased it

    Smooth as the hickory wind
    That blows from Memphis
    Down to Apalachicola
    It's hi y'all did ya eat well
    Come on in I'm
    Sure glad to know ya
    Don't let this old gold cross
    In this Allman Brothers t-shirt throw ya
    It's cicadas making noise
    With the southern voice

    Hank Aaron smacked it
    Michael Jordan dunked it
    Pocahontas tracked it
    Jack Daniels drunk it
    Tom Petty rocked it
    Dr. King paved it
    Bear Bryant won it
    Billy Graham saved it

    Smooth as the hickory wind
    That blows from Memphis
    Down to Apalachicola
    It's hi y'all did ya eat well
    Come on in I'm
    Sure glad to know ya
    Don't let this old gold cross
    In this Crimson Tide t-shirt throw ya
    It's cicadas making noise
    With the southern voice

    Jesus is my friend
    America is my home
    Sweet iced tea and Jerry Lee
    Daytona Beach
    That's what gets to me
    I can feel it in my bones

    Smooth as the hickory wind
    That blows from Memphis
    Down to Apalachicola
    It's hi y'all did ya eat well
    Come on in child
    Sure glad to know ya
    Don't let this old gold cross
    In this Charlie Daniels t-shirt throw ya
    We're just boys making noise
    With the southern voice

    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Southern voice
    I got a southern voice
    A southern voice Writer/s: Bob Dipiero, Tom Douglas
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Camille from Toronto, OhOne of Tim's best! I'd describe this as a very patriotic song in the most subtle of ways--it doesn't hit you over the head with its pride, yet the pride is ther. Easy-going melody to go along with simple lyrics that paint a picture of how the south had made it's mark on all our lives. Interesting to note that the video, tho, has lots of fans in Pittsburgh Steelers garb (I live 45 minutes from Pittsburgh)---a northern town. Oh, love the reference to the Crimson Tide since one of my uncles (Clem Gryszka) coached there years ago when Joe Namath was a young upstart there.
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