Copperhead Road Karaoke Steve Earle

Karaoke Song Copperhead Road Steve Earle

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Well my name's
John Lee Pettimore
The same as my daddy and his daddy before
You hardly ever saw
Grandaddy down here
He only came to town about twice a year
He'd buy a hundred pounds of yeast and some copper line
Everybody knew that he made moonshine
Now the revenue man wanted Grandaddy bad
He headed up the holler with everything he had
Before my time but I've been told he never come back from Copperhead Road
Now Daddy ran the whiskey in a big black Dodge
Bought it at an auction at the Mason's Lodge
Johnson County Sheriff painted on the side
Just shot a coat of primer then he looked inside
Well him and my uncle tore that engine down
I still remember that rumblin' sound
Well the sheriff came around in the middle of the night
Heard mama cryin' knew something wasn't right
He headed down to Knoxville with the weekly load
You could smell the whiskey burnin' down Copperhead Road
Hey!
Hey!
Hey!
I volunteered for the army on my birthday
They draft the white trash first around here anyway
I done two tours of duty in Vietnam
And I came home with a brand new plan
I take the seed from Colombia and Mexico
I just plant it up the holler down Copperhead Road
And now the D.E.A. has a chopper in the air
Wake up screaming like back over there
I learned a thing or two from Charlie don't you know
You better stay away from Copperhead Road
Copperhead Road
Copperhead Road
Ha!
Copperhead Road

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