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State Of Mind

Got a big leather suitcase,
all I own’s inside
Seems I’ve been walkin’ for days,
can’t even bum a ride
Try steppin’ to a tune,
with the rhythm of a walkin’ man
Mind drifts like a big balloon
out of my situation at hand
Ain’t it funny how a melody
can bring back a memory
Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind
Walkin’ down a lonely highway
not feelin’ alone
Thinkin’ back when things went my way
and not the road I’m on
Well, I’ve been down a time or two,
but it never lasts long
I can always make it through
on a wing and a prayer and a song
Ain’t it funny how a melody
can bring back a memory
Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind
It can make a right from a wrong,
it can make you fall in love
It can get you singin’ along
Chase the clouds away
and make the sun shine above
A melody can bring back a memory
Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind
A melody can bring back a memory
Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind
Writer and Performed by:  Clint Patrick Black
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On This Day In:
2015 At Both Ends
2014 Whiner(s)
2013 Just Passing Through
2012 Dog-gone Heaven
2011 Occasional, Sad Results

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I Got It Honest

It ain’t nothin’ but a small frame house on an acre lot
It ain’t that much different from any other house on the block
And it may not look like we’ve got all our share of the promise
But at least one thing’s for sure, I got it honest
Roll out of the sack every mornin’, head on down to the mill
Give ’em all I got for eight, ’cause that’s the deal
If you’ll check out my paycheck
Well, you’ll see that there ain’t that much on it
But every single penny I’m paid, I got it honest
I never had to hang my head in shame
For puttin’ a price tag on my name
Never turned my back on what I believe
Or let my heart be ruled by greed
‘Cause buddy if I didn’t earn it, I don’t want it
That way I can always say, I got it honest
Now you ain’t looking at some dude
That was born with a silver spoon in his mouth
And I might seem like some kind of low-life
To that high-falutin’ crowd
But I’m plain spoken, straight talkin’
And damn proud of what I have accomplished
And some folks appreciate that and some don’t
But, I got it honest
Now when I die, I may not leave my kids a fortune
But I hope they know’d my life stood for things that were important
And I’ll hand out the same sturdy old values
Of my daddy and my momma
It made me every ounce of what I am and I got it honest
I never had to hang my head in shame
For puttin’ a price tag on my name
Never turned my back on what I believe
Or let my heart be ruled by greed
‘Cause brother if I didn’t earn it, I don’t want it
That way I can always say, I got it honest
Friend there ain’t no doubt about it, I got it honest
Writer(s):  Bruce Burch, Marcus Franklin Johnson, Aaron Tippin
Performed by: Aaron Tippin
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On This Day In:
2015 Less And More Irritation
2014 That Marvelous Feeling
2013 Exceptional
2012 A Wild And Crazy Believer
2011 A Lack Of Scarcity
The Joy Of Prevention

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