"Jackson, Mississippi" as written by R.j. Ritchie and James Trombly....
And when the sunshine showed
Her face I felt like I was ready to die
Went lookin' for a place to hide
A hole I could crawl inside

Long lines
Whiskey bottles
And the same old song
I smell death in the air
And I know it won't be long

And I could say I'm trying to change
But that's just another lie
Its been a day and a half
And I'm still high

And I feel like Jackson Mississippi
A river runnin'
Like Jackson Mississippi
A river runnin'
Like Jackson Mississippi
A river runnin through my viens

And when the daylight disappeared
I took a good look inside
Behind my pride
I sat down and cried

I know I'm not a fool
But I don't know what's wrong
Maybe its time to pack
And just move on

And I could say I'm trying to change
But that would just be a lie
I'm lookin' for some one to tell me why

Lyrics submitted by thewhitepony33

"Jackson, Mississippi" as written by Robert Ritchie James Trombly

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentI think it's about heroine.
    indefeaton June 16, 2004   Link
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    General Commentanother person who immediately assumes everything is about drugs :(
    chaoticlokion December 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyeah, it probably is somewhat associated with drugs, but I mean seriously, a day and a half and I am still high, of course drugs are involved, but sometimes drugs plus a certain mood are associated with a place, hell, I have felt like a lot of different places, and I think this is just a certain experience associated with a certain place, and once that feeling returns, the impulse to return to that particular place comes along with it
    dawnmj23on January 30, 2005   Link
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    General Comment^ my thoughts exactly
    Splinterguitaron April 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentcrap i was gonna say somethin bout the meaning but thats covered song rocks though
    Neruon July 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, what ever it means, but I do have a problem with it. I hope who ever wrote this song realizes the Misssissippi River does not flow through Jackson Mississippi, if that's the river it's referring to.
    faeriellenon November 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think the river is metaphorical, and what the hell happend in jackson mississippi to make him write this song?
    Its me Its DDPon December 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe Pearl River runs' through Jackson, the Ross Barnett Reservoir is formed by a dam on the Pearl River. Kid Rock performed the Music Video for (Jacksn, Mississippi) ontop of the docks surrounding the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
    R.Hanlinon February 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think its about him falling for a girl in jackson ms but he partied too hard got drunk, stoned, whatever and lost her and now he cant get over her
    laurenrtron June 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAre you guys sure this isn't a cover? Still a great song, though.
    wierdsisterfanon October 31, 2007   Link

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