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This is a beautiful song by Alan Jackson entitled “Gone Country.” This song was written by Bob McDill. Released in November 1994 as the third single from his fourth studio album, Who I Am, it reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks. Enjoy this country music treat!!!

About Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson was born in the small town of Newnan, Georgia, on October 17, 1958. He grew up singing gospel music, both in church and at home with his family, and as a teenager he performed locally as part of a country duo. He left school to work and married his high-school sweetheart, Denise, who worked as an airline stewardess. In 1989, Jackson became the first artist signed to Arista’s new country division. Jackson’s debut album, Here in the Real World, was issued in 1990 and became a platinum-selling hit on the strength of four Top Five hits: the title cut, “Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow,” “Wanted,” and the first of many chart-toppers, “I’d Love You All Over Again.” He shot to full-fledged superstardom with the follow-up, 1991’s Don’t Rock the Jukebox, whose title track was an inescapable number one smash that year. (Click here to Read more)

Gone Country Lyrics

She’s been playing in a room on the strip for ten years in Vegas
Every night she looks in the mirror and she only ages
She’s been readin’ about Nashville and
All the records that everybody’s buying
Says, I’m a simple girl myself, grew up on Long Island

So she packs her bags to try her hand
Says this might be my last chance

She’s gone country, look at them boots
She’s gone country, back to her roots
She’s gone country, a new kind of suit
She’s gone counrty, here she comes

Well the folk scene’s dead, but he’s holding out in the Village
He’s been writing songs, speaking out against wealth and privilege
He says, I don’t believe in money, but a man could make him a killin’
‘Cause some of that stuff don’t sound much different than Dylan

I hear down there it’s changed, you see
Well, they’re not as backward as they used to be

He’s gone country, look at his boots
He’s gone country, back to his roots
He’s gone country, a new kind of suit
He’s gone country, here he comes

He commutes to L.A., but he’s got a house in the Valley
But the bills are piling up and the pop scene just ain’t on the rally
And he says, honey,
I’m a serious composer, schooled in voice and composition
But with the crime and the smog these
Days, this ain’t no place for children

Lord, it sounds so easy, this shouldn’t take long
Be back in the money in no time at all

He’s gone country, look at them boots
He’s gone country, back to his roots
He’s gone country, a new kind of suit
He’s gone country, here he comes

Yeah, he’s gone country, a new kind of walk
He’s gone country, a new kind of talk
He’s gone country, look at them boots
He’s gone country, oh, back to his roots

He’s gone country
He’s gone country
Everybody’s gone country
Yeah, we’ve gone county
The whole worild’s gone country

Source: Musixmatch Songwriters: Bob Mc DillGone Country lyrics © Ranger Bob Music, Polygram Int. Publishing, Inc.




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