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I dreamed I was there in Hillbilly Heaven
Oh, what a beautiful sight
And I met all the stars in Hillbilly Heaven
Oh, what a star spangled night

Last night I dreamed I went to Hillbilly Heaven
And just as I arrived the old curtain lifted
And there on stage stood
Who else but Roy Acuff and Tex Ritter

They said, well, how you doing? Come on in here
I know there's some folks you wanna see
Over there's our newest member
Your old friend Conway Twitty, say hello, darlin'

And there's gentleman Jim Reeves
Singin' with heaven's choir
Roger Miller, he just got here
He's making everybody laugh

'Course you know Roy Orbison can sing
Just as high as anybody here
And Ernest Tubb can sing as low
And Patsy Cline, well, bet she's the best singin' angel here

And Dottie West is probably the prettiest
There's the old pea-picker, Ernie Ford
Jimmy Rodgers, George Morgan, Hank Williams
And the wandering boy, Web Pierce

The old honky tonker himself, Lefty Frizzell
My goodness, what a group
Would you just listen to Mother Mabel over there
Pickin' the 'Wildwood Flower' with the angel band?

You know I personally think she's just about God's favorite
And Marty Robbins, well, he's still gettin' more encores
Than anybody else up here
Just like he used to down on earth

Yeah, well there's Elvis, they still call him the king
But we know they're not talking
About the real king up here

I dreamed I went to Hillbilly Heaven
Oh, what a star studded night

Then I ask Roy and Tex, I said, well
Who do you think will be showin' up
Say within the next 40, 50, 60 years?

They handed me a big tally book and in it
I saw names like Johnny Cash
George Jones, Merle Haggard, Don Gibson
Mel Tillis, Farren Young, Kitty Wells

Some of the newer ones like Vince Gill and Garth Brooks
'Course they talked about Minnie Pearl
The Judds, Tanya Tucker, Reba McEntire, Hank Jr

Oh, of course, Buck Owens, Roy Rodgers
Gene Autry, Randy Travis and Willie Nelson
There's old Chet, I said, well
Where's Porter Wagoner's name? Oh, there it is

And then there was Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette
And Dolly Parton, ooh, that's when I woke up

I dreamed I was there in Hillbilly Heaven
Oh, what a beautiful sight
And I met all the stars in Hillbilly Heaven
Oh, what a star spangled night

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