Country Comfort

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Earl Scruggs

Earl Eugene Scruggs (January 6, 1924 – March 28, 2012) was an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a three-finger banjo-picking style (now called "Scruggs style") that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Although other musicians had played in three-finger style bef… more »

Soon the pines will be falling everywhere
 Village children fight each other for a share 
And the 6:09 goes roaring past the creek  Deacon Lee prepares his sermon for next week

I saw grandma yesterday down at the store 
Well she's really going fine for eighty four
Well she asked me if sometime I'd fix her barn
Poor old girl she needs a hand to run the farm

And it's good old country comfort in my bones 
Just the sweetest sound my ears have ever known 
Just an old-fashioned feeling fully-grown
 Country comfort's in a truck that's going home

Down at the well they've got a new machine 
The foreman says it cuts man-power by fifteen 
Yeah but that ain't natural well so old Clay would say
You see he's a horse-drawn man until his dying day

Now the old fat goose is flying cross the sticks 
The hedgehog's done in clay between the bricks 
And the rocking chair's creaking on the porch  Across the valley moves the herdsman with his torch


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