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by Alabama
# Debut Chart
1 Aug '89 Country

Lyrics

We didn't know that times were lean Around our house the grass was green It didn't seem like things Were all that bad I bet we walked a thousand miles Chopping cotton and pushing plows And learning how to give it All we had


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As life went on and years went by I saw the light in daddy's eyes And felt the love in mama's hands They kept us warm and kept us fed Taught us how to look ahead Now looking back, I understand [CHORUS] We were walking in high cotton Old times there are not forgotten Those fertile fields are never far away We were walking in high cotton Old times there are not forgotten Leaving home was the hardest thing We ever faced When Sunday mornings rolled around We dressed up in hand me downs Just in time to gather with the church Sometimes I think how long it's been And how it impressed me then It was the only day My daddy wouldn't work [repeat CHORUS 3x] Walking in high cotton

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