American Soldier

Album: Shock'n Y'all (2003)
Charted: 28
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  • I'm just trying to be a father
    Raise a daughter and a son
    Be a lover to their mother
    Everything to everyone
    Up and at 'em bright and early
    I'm all business in my suit
    Yeah, I'm dressed up for success
    From my head down to my boots

    I don't do it for the money
    There's bills that I can't pay
    I don't do it for the glory
    I just do it anyway
    Providing for our future's my responsibility
    Yeah, I'm real good under pressure
    Being all that I can be

    And I can't call in sick on Mondays
    When the weekends been too strong
    I just work straight through the holidays
    And sometimes all night long
    You can bet that I stand ready
    When the wolf growls at the door
    Hey, I'm solid, hey I'm steady
    Hey I'm true down to the core

    And I will always do my duty
    No matter what the price
    I've counted up the cost
    I know the sacrifice
    Oh, and I don't want to die for you
    But if dyin's asked of me
    I'll bear that cross with honor
    'Cause freedom don't come free

    I'm an American soldier, an American
    Beside my brothers and my sisters
    I will proudly take a stand
    When liberty's in jeopardy
    I will always do what's right
    I'm out here on the front lines
    Sleep in peace tonight
    American soldier, I'm an American soldier

    yeah, an American soldier, an American
    Beside my brothers and my sisters
    I will proudly take a stand
    When liberty's in jeopardy
    I will always do what's right
    I'm out here on the front lines
    So sleep in peace tonight
    American soldier, I'm an American

    an American
    an American soldier Writer/s: Chuck Cannon, Toby Keith
    Publisher: Tokeco Tunes
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