These Are My People

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Rodney Atkins

Rodney Allan Atkins (born March 28, 1969) is an American country music artist. Signed to Curb Records in 1996, he charted his first single on the Billboard country chart in 1997, but did not release an album until 2003's Honesty, which included the number 4 hit "Honesty (Write Me a List)". more »

Well, we grew up down by the railroad tracks, shootin' bibis at old beer cans
Chokin' on the smoke from a Lucky Strike somebody lifted off his old man
We were football flunkies, southern rock junkies, crankin' up the stereos Singing loud and proud to "Gimmie Three Steps," "Simple Man," and "Curtis Low"
We were big, ya know

Got some discount knowledge at the Jr. College where we majored in beer and girls It was all real funny till we ran out of money and they threw us out into the world Yeah, the kids that thought they'd run this town ain't a-runnin' much of anything Just lovin' and laughin' and bustin' our asses, and we all call it all livin' the dream 
But these are my people, this is where I come from
We're givin' this life everything we got and then some
It ain't always pretty, but it's real
It's the way we were made, wouldn't have it any other way These are my people 
Well, we take it all week on the chin with a grin till we make it to Friday night
And it's church league softball, holler 'bout a bad call, preacher breaking up the fight Then later on at the Green Light tavern, well, everybody's gatherin' as friends And the beer's a pourin' till Monday mornin', and we start it all over again 
And these are my people, this is where I come from
We're givin' this life everything we got and then some
It ain't always pretty, but it's real
It's the way we were made, wouldn't have it any other way These are my people 
We fall down, and we get up
We walk proud, and we talk tough We got heart, and we got nerve Even if we are a bit disturbed 
Woo, come on
 These are my people, this is where I come from
We're givin' this life everything we got and then some
It ain't always pretty, but it's real
It's the way we were made, wouldn't have it any other way, ah naw These are my people, yeah, woo

Written by: DAVID ALLEN BERG, MELVERN RIVERS II RUTHERFORD

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group

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