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On a three hour flight from Memphis to LA
I was silently celebrating my first class upgrade
Laughing at my jeans and my boots
Beside those high dollar shoes and Armani suits
When the gentleman next to me said the drinks up here are free
So if you'd like the first one can be on me
He said I'm headin back from business in New York and Rome
Tell me son, Where do you call home

I said I'm from the front pew of a wooden white church
The courthouse clock it still don't work
Where a man's word means everything
Where moms and dads were high school flings
Gave their children grandmothers maiden name
Yes it may not sound like much
But it's where I'm from

So we drank that round and then another
There wasn't a topic in this world we did not cover
He said I headed out west when I was barely 19
Just a kid chasing my dreams
I said I'm flying out here to pick up my big brother
He's been fighting the cancer they discovered
But he called last night and said I think this is the end
So come take me home to my family and my friends

Where the quarterback dates the homecoming queen
The truck's a ford and the tractor's green
And Amazing Grace is what we sing
Well there's a county fair every fall
And your friends are there every time you call
Yeah It may not sound like much but it's
Where I'm from

And as we stood to claim the bags we checked
He said I'll pray for your brother and did I mention that
Italian suits haven't always been my style
See I was quarterback of my high school team
We took state back in '63
And my wife, she's still my homecoming queen

Cause I'm from the front pew of a wooden white church
A courthouse clock that still don't work
Where a man's word means everything
Where moms and dads wear high school flings
Gave their children grandmothers maiden name
Yes it may not sound like much
I said it may not sound like much but it's where I'm from
It's where I'm from
Where I'm from
Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound...



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    UnregisteredDec 1, 2011 at 5:05 pm
    This is tim tebows favorite song so i was curious neither do i know jmc. I like the lyrics, inside us we can't deny the longings of our hearts as we chase our dreams at the same time the boldness of some to remind us of the "pew" and his amazing grace. Thank u song writers and jmc sang it very very well.
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    countrygirl12345Mar 13, 2010 at 9:06 pm
    O my gosh i love this song!!! i wait for it to come on the radio whenever im in the car!!! I feel like i can really relate to this this song i was named after my moms maiden name close enough! theres a county fair every fall and my friends r there every time i call even when i dont call!!! this song rocks!!! he has a alot of talent!

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