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

Grew up in 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

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

But it's home, the only life I ever known
I despise you 'cause yer filthy
But I love you 'cause yer home

Lyrics submitted by richie

"Tobacco Road" as written by John D. Loudermilk

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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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