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8 Jan '88 Country


I've traveled all around this country In my time I thought I'd seen it all But today I took a detour down a back road Through a little town whose name I can't recall

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There were old men on benches playing checkers Children playing hop scotch on the square And high above a statue of an unknown soldier Old glory was waving in the air Suddenly I realized what I'd too long forgotten Chill rose up like mountains on my skin Overcome with a feeling I knew I was seeing America all over again [chorus] Americana Picture of a people proud and free Americana And I'll keep holding to the dream You're still what living means to me I knew the stop would throw me off my schedule But I parked around behind the Five and Dime There's something about a small town in the Summer Like a Norman Rockwell picture back in time Kids were courting at the Rexall soda fountain Like we did before they built the shopping mall I saw so many reasons why I love this country You know some things never really change at all As I left the two-lane road And pulled back on that super high way I thought of what I'd seen back in that town And it hit me like a freight train That a stone's throw from the fast lane America is still safe and sound


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