Country Boy (Lewis Aaron)

Well I grew up down an old dirt road in a town you wouldn't know My pops picked the place up for 1500 bucks back in 1964 My grandfather was a drinker back in the day he put 'em down But a war is known to change a man and the whiskey is known to change a man But, that's not me I rarely drink from the bottle but I smoke a little weed I still live in the sticks where you wouldn't go In a town of 1200 off an old dirt road And a country boy is all I'll ever be Now it's been 12 years since I sold my soul to the devil in L.A. He said "sign your name here on the dotted line and your songs they all will play" He set up shop on sunset, he put me up at the marquee He said "you wanna sell a million records boy you better listen to me" He said "change your style, whiten your smile, you could lose a couple of pounds And if you want to live this life, you better lose that wife, do you need your friends around?" I said, no that's not me Cause the biggest things in life are your friends and family And I like my jeans and my old t-shirts And a couple extra pounds never really hurt Cause a country boy is all I'll ever be Cause Hank taught me just how to stay alive You'll never catch me out the house without my 9 or 45 I got a big orange tractor and a diesel truck And my idea of heaven is chasing whitetail bucks And as a country boy you know I can survive Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue The other ones got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave Because, this is me I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs And I've said it before but I'll say it again Cause I've never needed government to hold my hand And I've said it before but I'll say it again Cause my family has always fought and died to save this land And a country boy is all I'll ever be I love my country, I love my guns, I love my family I love the way it is now, and anybody that tries to change it Has to come through me, that should be all our attitudes 'cause this is America and a country boy is good enough for me son