Time Marches On

Album: Time Marches On (1996)
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  • Sister cries out from her baby bed
    Brother runs in, feathers on his head
    Mama's in her room learning how to sew
    Daddy's drinking beer, listening to the radio
    Hank Williams sings "Kaw Liga" and "Dear John"
    And time marches on, time marches on

    Sister's using rouge and clear complexion soap
    Brother's wearing beads and he smokes a lot of dope
    Mama is depressed, barely makes a sound
    Daddy's got a girlfriend in another town
    Bob Dylan sings "Like a Rolling Stone"
    And time marches on, time marches on

    The South moves north, the North moves south
    A star is born, a star burns out
    The only thing that stays the same is
    Everything changes, everything changes

    Sister calls herself a "Sexy Grandma"
    Brother's on a diet for high cholesterol
    Mama's out of touch with reality
    Daddy's in the ground beneath a maple tree
    As the angels sing an old Hank Williams song

    Time marches on, time marches on
    Time marches on, time marches on
    Time marches on, time marches on Writer/s: Bobby Braddock
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Patrick from Long IslandSpecifically the partners on where it says South moods North North South I would love to know what the writer was thinking with that specific lyric
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