Man comes back to his roots amid visions of things he remembered in his childwood. You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy. Typical Mississipi river-type song as done by Merle Haggard, Toby Keith, Alan Jackson, Male Vocals, Country, CCM
Track Summary Music Track Title: Old Man River and Me (Instrumental) Catalog ID: 449551 ISRC: US5UL1102466
Description: Man comes back to his roots amid visions of things he remembered in his childwood. You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy. Typical Mississipi river-type song as done by Merle Haggard, Toby Keith, Alan Jackson
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Extended Properties Duration: 3:23
Arrangement: Band / Ensemble Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Electric Guitar, Electic Piano, Steel Guitar Vocal Mix: Male Vocals Language: English
Use Restrictions: Use in pornographic, x-rated, sexually stimulating or similar productions prohibited Use in products or commercial advocating or advertising use of illegal drugs or tobacco prohibited Use in satan-worship, devil worship, anti-religion or similar extreme productions prohibited Use in products or productions advocating racial, sexual or similar discrimination or bias prohibited Use in ads, commercials or productions advocating a political stance of any kind prohibited Use in productions featuring violence, gore, torture or similar mayhem prohibited
V.1)THERE'S A ROADSIDE TAVERN BY THE WHITEHAIR BRIDGE OLD MILWAUKEE IN AN UPRIGHT FRIDGE AND THE FRIED CATFISH IS HEAVEN ON A PAPER PLATE. CORNER JUKEBOX ON A PINEWOOD FLOOR MERITA BREAD SIGN ON THE FRONT SCREEN DOOR CRICKETS AND WORMS IN A BAITBOX JUST OUTSIDE.
V.2)THERE'S A BALD EAGLE WATCHIN' FROM A CYPRESS TREE SPANISH MOSS HANGIN' LIKE A CANOPY ABOVE A YOUNG BOY SITTIN' ON THE BANK WITH AN OLD CANE POLE. RACCOON WASHES OFF A FRESH CAUGHT BREAM IN THE COOL WATER WHERE THE MANATEE SWIM. THAT OLD GREY HERON IS HOPIN' JUST TO STEAL A MEAL.
C.) WELL I WAS RAISED ON THE ST. JOHNS RIVER A PART OF MY HEART AND SOUL THAT'LL NEVER DIE. THE ROOTS OF MY FAMILY TREE RUN DEEP. STRONG AND STEADY AS A CYPRESS TREE AND THAT'S WHY..........IT'LL ALWAYS BE,......... OLD MAN RIVER AND ME.
V.3) YELLOW MOON HANGS IN THE MIDNIGHT SKY, DOWN ON THE WATER NEAR THE COUNTY LINE DOWS DANCE ON THE GROUND 'NEATH THE SHADY OAK TREES BULLFROG CRIES IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT LOOKIN' FOR A LOVER, BUT STAYIN' OUTTA SIGHT. 'CAUSE OLD MAN GATOR'S GONNA COME AROUND LATER ON.
V.4)IN THE CORNER OF THE BAR A YOUNG BOY SINGS GUITAR STRUMMIN' BLACK DIAMOND STRINGS. AYIN' FOR THE FOLKS WHO HAVE COME FROM FAR AND WIDE. NOW, WHO WOULD'VE KNOWN THAT BOY WAS ME MID-SUMMER NINETEEN SEVENTY-THREE
THIRTY YEARS LATER I'M STILL HERE AND PROUD TO SAY....
C.) RFEPEAT, TAG, END
Words & Music by Cliff Darby
Extended Keywords: Crickets and worms in a bait box. Roots of his family tree run deep
bald eagle watching from a cypress tree at the goings on down at the joint.
Spanish moss hanging like a canopy