"If I Dont Make It Back" as written by and Bobby Olen Pinson Brett Jones....
We went out for beers and a couple laughs
Knowin' for well that every bad joke that Jimmy told might be his last
So we laughed like the world won that war
Said things to him we'd never said before
And he teared up as he held up his glass
He said boys
If I don't make it back

Have a beer for me
Don't waste no tears on me
On Friday night sit on the visitor side and cheer for the home team
Drive my camero
90 miles an hour down Redrock Road with "Born To Run" blastin' on the radio
And find someone good enough for Amy
Who will love her like I would have
If I don't make it back

We said hey man that ain't gonna happen
Don't even think like that
If we know you, you'll pull through without a scratch
He pulled me aside in the parking lot
Said Amy and me we're gonna tie the knot
You're my Bestman
Just wanted you to know that
Just in case
I don't make it back

Have a beer for me
Don't waste no tears on me
On Friday night sit on the visitor side and cheer for the home team
Drive my camero
90 miles an hour down Redrock Road with "Born To Run" blastin' on the radio
And find someone good enough for Amy
Who will love her like I would have
If I don't make it back

If the good lord calls me home
I'd like to think my friends for thinkin' about me when I'm gone

Well Miller Lite ain't my brand
But I drink one every now and then in his honor
We ain't missed a home game yet
Had that cameo at 110 on Redrock Road
When the speakers blowed
And I introduced Amy to a friend of mine from Monroe
He's a good ol' boy
But you know
She just ain't ready


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"If I Don't Make It Back" as written by Brett Jones Bobby Pinson

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    General CommentA man is in the military, and being sent into war. He spends one of his last days before deployment, with his buddies. He wants to make sure they know that there's the possibility that he might not come back. He wants them to make sure things are taken care of, and that he's never forgotten. His friends, like all friends, refuse to believe he might not back it back.
    NavyKittenon December 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing.
    and i cant believe only one person commented it.
    what the fuckk.
    respectt mann. respectt.
    this songg is tear jerking. = [
    helloxxcaitlinon December 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYeah, this song is, and it makes me wanna cry.
    bear_hug20on December 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYeah, this song is, and it makes me wanna cry.
    bear_hug20on December 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me cry so much. my boyfriends in the army and he's being deployed in august.
    :(
    dixiegirljw10on April 28, 2010   Link

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