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Well I come from a little bitty, homegrown small town,
Smoky Mountains, nice place to hang around.
Moonshine, that's where they make it,
Put it in a jug, make you wanna get naked.
But I jumped on a greyhound bus one night
And took it all the way to the end of the line.
Stepped down in the sun, with my beer (?) hit the sand
What a long strange trip

I spent my whole life running around
Still let the wind kinda blow me around
Well I dropped a note in a bottle
To a long-legged model
And I traded it in for a whole 'nother world
A pirate flag and an island girl

Well my friends back home think I've gone and lost my mind
Take a sip of rum and you really would know why
Jolly Roger flying on the picnic table
Blender in the kitchen, willin' and able
Don't know what makes you say "What the hell"
But when the salt air catches a hold of that sail
Something 'bout her makes you just wanna dance
And she loves to dance

I spent my whole life running around
Still let the wind kinda blow me around
Well I dropped a note in a bottle
To a long-legged model
And I traded it in for a whole 'nother world
A pirate flag and an island girl
Pirate flag and an island girl

I remember back home 'neath the big ol' moon
Talking 'bout the new world, (?) life was good
But here we are in a lofty barn drinkin' shootin' stars

I might spend my whole life running around
Still let the wind kinda blow me around
Well I dropped a note in a bottle
To a long-legged model
And I traded it in for a whole 'nother world
A pirate flag and an island girl
A pirate flag and an island girl
A pirate flag and an island girl
A pirate flag and an island girl
A pirate flag and an island girl



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    Marty DavisFeb 10, 2013 at 9:05 pm
    First Verse:
    "Stepped down in the sun, *when my feet* hit the sand.
    'What a long, strange trip.'".

    Second Verse
    "Take a sip of rum and you really *wouldn't* know why".

    Bridge:
    "Talking *back in the woods*, yeah, life was good.
    But here we are in a *local bar and* drinkin shootin stars."

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