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#1154551 - 06/26/19 03:33 AM Drive America  
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Drive America

(C) 2019 Geneva Griffin

V1
I traded my old Peterbuilt
For a Kenworth 13 speed
Payments up the backside
Cup'a hun'rd mile coffee.
Less crawlin' on the incline
Cheatin' in my log books
I still keep my pricin' honest
While deliverin' more goods.

CH
I don't claim to be a highway hero
I'm a man with a heavy load
I'm in it for the long haul
Help us keep on keepin' on strong....
I just keep on truckin' cuz it's in my blood and from my heart
I drive America

V2
I'm proud to be some part
Of the US of A backbone
The heartbeat of America
Got the goods movin' along
I'm no mother cluckin' son
I run hard wet, dry, or ice
It's not yer ever'day 9 to 5'r
Your lifeline's my way of life

CH
I don't claim to be a highway hero
I'm a man with a heavy load
I'm in it for the long haul
Help keep us keep on keepin' on strong....
I just keep on truckin' cuz it's in my blood and from my heart
I drive America

Bridge
I won't give the finger
If I don't get cut off
There's rubber neckers in the hammer lane
While a bear makes a traffic stop..
This sucker for a youngster
Who gives an arm pump
Will gladly blow the air horn
Proudly drivin' America

CH
I don't claim to be a highway hero
I'm a man with a heavy load
I'm in it for the long haul
Help us keep on keepin' on strong....
I just keep on truckin' cuz it's in my blood and from my heart
I drive America

I tryin' keep the shelves well stocked
Your cupboards full like all the ole road dogs
Drivin' America



#1154552 - 06/26/19 05:08 AM Re: Drive America [Re: nightengale]  
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You stay on theme very strongly. Some gravel-voiced trucker would pick this up and sing it. But, if you're a lady trucker, hearing that voice,a and seeing a video, could be powerfully effective too!


There will always be another song to be written. Someone will write it. Why not you? www.garyeandrews.com
#1154554 - 06/26/19 06:31 AM Re: Drive America [Re: nightengale]  
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I'll second that! Geneva, you really wrote this? smile

#1154556 - 06/26/19 07:35 AM Re: Drive America [Re: nightengale]  
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Thanks Gary,

I like the Male POV best. I once wrote a lyric called this truckers wife. It was about his long runs and kinda mushy about her missing him and then him coming home.

Geneva

#1154557 - 06/26/19 07:38 AM Re: Drive America [Re: nightengale]  
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Thanks JAPOV,

With alotta help from things my husband has said over the years.
He's a truck driver.

Geneva

#1154649 - 06/27/19 07:38 PM Re: Drive America [Re: nightengale]  
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Well, give that man a guitar! smile

#1154730 - 06/29/19 08:53 PM Re: Drive America [Re: nightengale]  
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My husbands idea of music is listening to Serus satelite Radio going down the road

Geneva


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