"Tobacco Road" as written by and John D. Loudermilk....
I was born in a trunk
Mama died and my daddy got drunk
Left me here to die alone
in the middle of Tobacco Road

Growin' up rusty shack
all I had was hangin' on my back
Only you know how I loathe
this place called Tobacco Road

But it's home, the only life I ever known
Only you know how I loathe Tobacco Road

Gonna leave, get a job
with the help and the grace from above
Save some money, get rich and old
bring it back to Tobacco Road

But it's home, the only life I ever known
Only you know how I loathe Tobacco Road

Bring that dynamite and a crane
blow it up, start all over again
Build a town, be proud to show
Gives the name Tobacco Road


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    General Commentmy dad showed me a live version of this on youtube
    from the early 60's, f@cking bad guitar riff!!!
    mickmars2on July 17, 2008   Link

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