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If the South woulda won we woulda had it made
I'd probably run for president of the Southern states
The day Elvis passed away would be our national holiday
If the South woulda won we woulda had it made

I'd make my supreme court down in Texas
And we wouldn't have no killers getting off free
If they were proven guilty then they would swing quickly
Instead of writin' books and smilin' on TV

We'd all learn Cajan cookin' in Louisiana
And I'd put that capital back in Alabama
We'd put Florida on the right track, 'cause we'd take Miami back
And throw all them pushers in the slammer

Oh if the South woulda won we woulda had it made
I'd probably run for President of the Southern States
The day young Skynyrd died, we'd show our Southern pride
If the South woulda won we woulda had it made
Play a little dixieland boys, ah yes

I'd have all the whiskey made in Tennessee
And all the horses raised in those Kentucky Hills
The national treasury would be in Tupelo, Mississippi
And I'd put Hank Williams picture on one hundred dollar bill

I'd have all the cars made in the Carolina's
And I'd ban all the ones made in China
I'd have every girl child sent to Georgia to learn to smile
And talk with that Southern accent that drives men wild

I'd have all the fiddles made in Virginia
'Cause they sure can make 'em sound so fine
I'm going up on Wolverton Mountain and see ole Cliften Clowers
And have a sip of his good ole Arkansas wine

Hey if the South woulda won we'd a had it made
I'd probably run for president of the Southern states
When Patsy Cline passed away
That would be our national holiday
If the South woulda won we'd a had it made
Olay, he hee hee, I said, if the South woulda won
We would a had it made, might even be better off



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    UnregisteredOct 18, 2011 at 4:39 pm
    The meaning to this song is we would be better off if people lived like they did in the old south. Not meaning the slavery and such, which has been beaten into the ground and misunderstood by people that are too uneducated to research and make their own decisions. The author expresses a desire to treat people right that should be treated right, punish people for their guilt and use them as an example to ones that would commit the same crimes, honor people that deserve to be honored, bring jobs back to america and give the american people a chance to build it here and show pride in their work.
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    UnregisteredOct 6, 2011 at 8:31 pm
    The meaning of this song means the author is wishing that the old south was the norm for America. Slavery, and bigotry would be the norm and while folk would have a hee haw knee slappin good time while first cousins are legally allowed to wed.

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