Working Class Hero

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Alan Jackson

Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer, known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorded 14 studio albums, three Greatest Hits albums, two Christmas albums, one Gospel album and several… more »

A calloused right hand
Holds a shiny gold watch
For thirty rears spent on the clock
But you won't see no tears
From this working class hero
He's always been hard as a rock

But he knows he's too old
To really start over
Besides he just wouldn't know how 
I guess he's just glad
That he's not alone
But he's got to wonder what now

There's no hall of fame for that working class hero
No statues carved out of stone
And his greatest reward is the love of a woman
And his children
So after he's gone
That old working class hero lives on

Well that three-bedroom house
He build in the '50s
Seems so much bigger today
With just him and mama
And not many bills
'Cause all of the kids moved away

What he's done with his life
Might not be remembered
But he's got every right to be proud
'Cause the blood sweatin' years 
Of this workin' class hero
Is really what livin's about

'Cause there's no hall of fame for that working class hero
No statues carved out of stone
And his greatest reward is the love of a worman
And his children
So after he's gone
That old working class hero lives on
Yea, that working class hero lives on

Written by: ALAN EUGENE JACKSON, DON SAMPSON

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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Working Class Hero