18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses

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Kathy Mattea

Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea (pronounced ma-TAY-a) (born June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, West Virginia) is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic and traditional country sounds to her music. Active since 1983 as a recording artist, she has recorded seve… more »

Charlie's got a gold watch, don't seem like a whole lot
After thirty years of drivin' up and down the interstate
But Charlie's had a good life, and Charlie's got a good wife
And after tonight, she'll no longer be countin' the days

Eighteen wheels and a dozen roses
Ten more miles on his four day run
A few more songs from the all-night radio
Then he'll spend the rest of his life
With the one that he loves

They'll buy a Winnebago, set out to find America
They'll do a lot of catchin' up, a little at a time 
With pieces of the old dream they're gonna light the old flame
Doin' what they please, leavin' every reason behind

[Chorus x 2]


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18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses