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Songwriters: Davidson, Dallas; Clawson, Rodney

Don't you dare go runnin' down
My little town where I grew up
And I won't cuss your city lights
If you ain't ever took a ride around
And cruised right through the heart of my town
Anything you'd say would be a lie

We may live our lives a little slower
But that don't mean I wouldn't be proud to show ya

Where I come from,
There's an old plowboy turnin' up dirt
Where I come from,
There's a preacher man in a cowboy shirt
Where I come from
Where a couple boys fight in the parking lot
No, nobody's gonna call the cops
Where I come from

See that door right there
Man, I swear that it ain't never been locked
And I guarantee that it never will
That ol' man right there in the rockin' chair
At the courthouse square, I'll tell ya now
He could buy your fancy car with hundred dollar bills

Don't let those faded overalls fool ya
He made his million without one day of schoolin'

Where I come from
There's a pickup truck with the tailgate down
Where I come from
The pine trees are singin' a song of the South
Where I come from
That little white church is gonna have a crownd
Yeah, I'm pretty damn proud
Where I come from

Where I come from
There's a big ol' moon shinin' down at night
Where I come from
There's a man done wrong gonna make it right

Where I come from
There's an old plowboy turnin' up dirt
Where I come from
There's a preacher man in a cowboy shirt
Where I come from
Where a couple boys fight in the parking lot
No, ain't nobody gonna call the cops

Yeah, that river runs across that ol' flat rock
Where I come from

Where I come from



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    UnregisteredJul 15, 2012 at 11:50 pm
    Calm down last poster! Not everybody was raised in a big city. And just because they werent doesnt mean they cant hang. This song is basically just saying dont forget where you come from.
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    UnregisteredAug 10, 2012 at 7:10 pm
    This song exemplifies how the big city folks tend to look down on small town america, and in turn think that those of us that come from and live in small towns don't have anything to be proud of.
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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 2:16 am
    Its saying to be proud about where your from. Sitting out on the front porch with a beer in the heat. Watching friends and neighbours and communicating with them. Having a laid back life. Being proud about where you come from.
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    UnregisteredMay 20, 2012 at 4:52 pm
    This song relates to my small town life. How we grow up and how most folks round here don't understand it. I love my town!
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    UnregisteredMay 11, 2012 at 2:48 am
    I think it means that the guy is going to die (watch the video) and hes reliving his favorite place before he will never see it again! Also it explains that we are too all the same deep down and have to respect everyone

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