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Silver and Gold
by Dolly Parton



Well, I met an old man, walkin' down the street
His clothes were torn and tattered
With sandals on his feet
And I stopped to help him and lend him a hand
He said I love you so much but you must understand

Chorus:
Silver and gold might buy you a home
But things of this world, they won't last you long
And time has a way of turning us old
And time can't be bought back with silver and gold

And he said to me let's rest for a while
For I have some good news to share with you child
He said you can't change this old world
The people need to know, that a dear saviour died here
A long long time ago and

Chorus:
Silver and gold might buy you a home
But things of this world, they won't last you long
And time has a way of turning us old
And time can't be bought back with silver and gold

Spoken:
His eyes shown like diamonds and his smile was heaven sent
His hair was long and flowing and his back was slightly bent
And I knew he knew it, for that day I changed
And as I watched him walk one, I forgot to get his name
He said

2nd Chorus:
Silver and gold can't buy youa home
When this life has ended and your time is gone
But you can live in a world where you'll never grow old
And things can't be bought there, with silver and gold
And time can't be bought back with silver and gold
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Lyrics submitted by Casey.