Nashville Rash (Watson Dale)

Help me Merle, I'm breakin' out in a Nashville rash It's a-looking like I'm fallin' in the cracks I'm too country now for country, just like Johnny Cash Help me Merle, I'm breakin' out in a Nashville rash Shoulda' known it when they closed the Opry down Things are bound to change in that town You can't grow when you rip the roots out of the ground Looks like that Nashville rash is getting' 'round Ain't it funny how things can really change Rock and roll back in the 70's are country hits today Breaks my heart to see my heroes fadin' away The victims of Nashville rash, it's Nashville's ways Help me Merle, I'm breakin' out in a Nashville rash It's a-looking like I'm fallin' in the cracks I'm too country now for country, just like Johnny Cash And Buck Ownes and Faron Young and Johnny Bush Ad Johnny Paycheck and Charley Pride and Loretta Lynn, mmm Help me Merle, I'm breakin' out in a Nashville rash Aw good god it's gonna be the death of us