"The Shake Of A Hand" as written by Rodney Alan Mccormack, Adam John Harvey and Jerry Dean Jr. Salley....
today grandad came by the office
amazed at all the papers that i sign
i told him thats how we do business
just a product of these modern times

he shook his head and then said i dont understand
how all these deals are done
it just dont make no sense to me
to deal with people we dont see
we did it so much differently
when i was young

when the shake of a hand was all you really needed
the strength of a man was in his word
and you could look him in his eye and know just where you stand
a man was made on the shake of a hand

well i put my pen down and closed up early
we drank a beer and talked the times he had
he reminised when he proposed to nana
and how he got permission from her dad

he smiled and said i wont forget the hardest hand i ever had to shake
i told him id take car of her and through the years ive kept my word
son we said just what we meant back in those days

when the shake of a hand was all you really needed
the strength of a man was in his word
and you could look him in his eye and know just where you stand
a man was made on the shake of a hand

a shake of a hand was all you really needed
the strength of a man was in his word
and you could look him in his eye and know just where you stand
a man was made on the shake of a hand


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