Alabama Sky

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Alabama is a country music and southern rock band from Fort Payne, Alabama, United States. The band was founded in 1969 by Randy Owen (lead vocals, Rhythm Guitar) and his cousin Teddy Gentry (bass guitar, background vocals), soon joined by Jeff Cook (Lead Guitar, fiddle, keyboards). In 1973, after … more »

I've seen him plow a field of corn all day
That's reality 
His overalls are black with dirt
But his face is still full of dignity 
He talks about the waether 
And he can tell you when it's gonna rain
Told me 'bout the flood of Twenty-Nine
That washed the crops away

 Underneath that Alabama sky
 Grandpa told me 'bout the things he'd seen
 Underneath that Alabama sky
I listened to my Grandpa's memories 

At times he mentions Grandma
Turn his head and wipe away a tear
 Sometimes we'd take her picture down
And sit and pretend that she's still here
 Three girls and two boys he raised on love
And simple honesty
And when they fin'lly have to carry him away
They'll take a lot of me

 Underneath that Alabama sky
 Grandpa told me 'bout the things he'd seen
 Underneath that Alabama sky
I listened to my Grandpa's memories 

 Underneath that Alabama sky
My Grandpa told me 'bout the things he'd seen
 Underneath that Alabama sky
I listened to my Grandpa's memories

Written by: LARRY SHELL

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