Stone County

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Stone County:

Well I was born in a suburban city,
Used to play baseball in concrete lots.
As a teenage boy I was none too pretty,
A hug at the door was as far as I got.

But I moved to country at twenty-two,
Tell me what else could a poor boy do?
I found what I's dreamin' of,
Oh, how mountain girls can love!

Chorus:
She said buddy lemmie take you back to Stone County
Where the whipporwill sings in the hills and valleys,
The air it's clean and the folks are keen
On strawberry wine and pure gasoline.

There's a population of ninety-five,
And I get lost inside her eyes.
It's a dirt road uphill, all left turns,
Get lost all night, I'll never learn!

She's round as a biscuit busy as a bee,
Prettiest thing you ever did see.
She's sharp as a thumbtack, deep as a cup,
Takes pints of Budweiser to fill 'er up.

Chorus

She's hotter than a fresh flipped fox in a forest fire.
Everytime she's gone I'ma wonderin' where she are.
There's a Baptist fire comin' out her guitar:
She's my little Ozark star.

Chorus

She's my strawberry wine, she's my pure gasoline.

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from Too Nice to Mean Much, released July 30, 2016

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