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Thank God I'm Country Boy Lyrics

Artist: John Denver
Album: Back Home Again

Well life's on a farm is kinda laid back
Ain't much an old country boy like me can hack
It's early to rise early in the sack
Thank God I'm a country boy
A simple kind of life never did me no harm
Raisin' me a family and workin' on a farm
My days are all filled with an easy country charm
Thank God I'm a country boy

Well I got me a fine wife I got me old fiddle
When the sun's comin' up I got cakes on the griddle
And life ain't nothin' but a funny funny riddle
Thank God I'm a country boy

When the work's all done and the sun is settin' low
I pull out my fiddle and I rosin' up the bow
But the kids are asleep so I keep it kinda low
Thank God I'm a country boy
I'd play Sally Goodin all day if I could
But the Lord and my wife wouldn't take it very good
So I fiddle when I can and I work when I should
Thank God I'm a country boy
Well I got me a fine wife...
[ fiddle ]
Well I wouldn't trade my life for diamonds or jewels
I never was one of them money hungry fools
I'd rather have my fiddle and my farmin' tools
Thank God I'm a country boy
Yeah city folks drivin' in a black limousine
A lotta sad people think that's mighty keen
Well folks let me tell you exactly what I mean
Thank God I'm a country boy
Well I got me a fine wife...
[ fiddle ]
Well my fiddle was my daddy's till the day he died
And he took me by the hand and held me close to his side
He said live a good life play my fiddle with pride
And thank God you're a country boy
Well my daddy taught me young how to hunt and how to whittle
He taught me how to work and play a tune on the fiddle
He taught me how to love and how to give just a little
And thank God I'm a country boy
Well I got me a fine wife...
[ fiddle ]
Comments/Interpretations
by abby on 6/13/2008 1:47pm
man this song is such a mouth full...and i really like this song because i am a country girl!!!...and livin on the farm is just GRAND!!!
by Kiara sweitzer on 6/18/2008 5:54pm
I love this song only because I like the sound of his voice.I also love the music.
by Bob Kuhns on 7/29/2008 9:57am
I have loved this song for years and just now have decided to learn it. John played it in the key of A but for me it works better in G. What a fun song!
by Richard on 9/25/2008 1:08pm
I`m just trying to learn it too. John Denver`s too quick for me but a good laugh anyway.
by Ana on 11/18/2008 12:47pm
I like this song because it reminds me very much of the time I spent in Texas. I have wonderful memories of it.
by crystal from philippines on 1/25/2010 1:34am
its nice to hear the song of jhon denver i love yoursongs
by said from Morocco on 9/4/2011 7:51pm
hiiiiihhhhooooo

just wonderful !!!
by Justin Bieber on 12/28/2011 7:53pm
Hey man ths song is real cool just learnt how to play it on ma guitar so now im going to show my friend scooter
by Jacqueline on 1/3/2013 12:38pm
I love that song of your's


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