Alone with the morning burnin' red
On the canvas in my head
Painting a picture of you and me
Driving across country
In a dusty old RV
Just the road and it's majesty
And I'm lookin' at you with the world in the rear-view

You were pretty as can be sittin' in the front seat
Lookin' at me, tellin' me you love me
And you're happy to be with me on the Fourth of July
We sang "Stranglehold" 'til stereo
Couldn't take no more of that rock 'n' roll
So we put on a little George Jones and just sang along

Those white lines can drone into the sun
If you ain't got no one to keep you hangin' on
But there you were like a queen in your night gown
Ridin' shotgun from town to town
Staking a claim on the world we found

And I'm singin' to you, you're singin' to me
You were out of the blue to a boy like me

You were pretty as can be sittin' in the front seat
Lookin' at me, tellin' me you love me
And you're happy to be with me on the Fourth of July
We sang "Stranglehold" 'til stereo
Couldn't take no more of that rock 'n' roll
So we put on a little George Jones and just sang along
Sang along

And I'm lookin' for you and the silence that we shared

You were pretty as can be sittin' in the front seat
Lookin' at me, tellin' me you love me
And you're happy to be with me on the Fourth of July
We sang "Stranglehold" 'til stereo
Couldn't take no more of that rock 'n' roll
So we put on a little George Jones and just sang along
Sang along

He stopped loving her today
They placed a wreath upon his door
Soon they'll carry him away
But he stopped loving her today

(When, when do you, when, when we don't get paid for this you're right)


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4th of July Lyrics as written by Waylon Albright Jennings

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