"Lord Have Mercy On A Country Boy" as written by and Bob Mcdill....
Well, I grew up wild and free
Walkin' these fields in my barefeet
There wasn't no place I couldn't go
With a 22 rifle and a fishin' pole

Well, I live in the city but don't fit in
You know it's a pity the shape I'm in
Well, I got no home and I got no choice
Oh, Lord, have mercy on a country boy

When I was young I remember well
I'd hunt the wild turkey and bobwhite quail
The river was clear and deep back then
Had fishin' lines tied to the willow limb

Well, I live in the city but don't fit in
You know it's a pity the shape I'm in
Well, I got no home and I got no choice
Oh, Lord, have mercy on a country boy

Well, they damned the river, they damned the stream
They cut down the Cyprus and the Sweetgum trees
There's a laundromat and a barbershop
And now the whole meadow is a parking lot

Well, I live in the city but don't fit in
You know it's a pity the shape I'm in
Well, I got no home and I got no choice
Oh, Lord, have mercy on a country boy

Well, I live in the city but don't fit in
You know it's a pity the shape I'm in
Well, I got no home and I got no choice
Oh, Lord, have mercy on a country boy
Oh, Lord, have mercy on a country boy


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"Lord Have Mercy on a Country Boy" as written by Bob Mcdill

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    General CommentThis is about a boy who grew up in the country. He lives in the city but he never fits in, he's out of shape, nothing's the same as where he grew up and nothing will ever replace that for him
    sambeeon September 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it's supposed to be damned, but dammed, as in like an industrial dam.
    listeningon April 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt is supposed to be dammed. That's what happens when you copy and paste without proofreading.
    gmaniac6899on July 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCountry music sucks shit.
    Walls Of Jerichoon July 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree with walls on jericho!! =)
    sizeofanoceanon July 23, 2007   Link

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