Southern rains    (video)

 

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1. Sometimes my soul gets weary and my mind begins to wonder,

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    and like that old train, the Hummingbird, it goes to Alabam.

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    They say home is where the heart is and mine is down in Dixie,

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    and when you go down to Dixie you're heading for higher ground.

 

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Southern rains blowing from the coast of Mississippi,

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southern rains, I feel better when those southern waters hit me.

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I can't dip into Jordan seven times to ease the pain,

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but I can pray for help and hope from southern rain.

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Southern rain, like the sunshine it's a blessing sent from heaven,

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southern rains, they can wash away your cares if you let them.

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You may not believe my story and you may say I'm insane,

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but they're the closest thing to home those southern rains.      + G ~

 

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2. Homesick is a feeling that a body can't get over,

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    there's no such thing as healing and it won't go away with time.

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    When we’re young we want to get away,

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    when we're old we want to go back,

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    and we spend our lives replacing all the things we leave behind.

 

+  repeat CHORUS  ....

 

    (Mel Tillis)