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Time Marches On
by Tracy Lawrence



Sister cries out from her baby bed
Brother runs in, feathers on his head
Mamma's in her room, learning how to sew
Daddy's drinking beer, listening to the radio

Hank Williams sings 'Kaw Liga'
And 'Dear John'
And time marches on
Time marches on

Sisters using rouge and clear complexion soap
Brother's wearing beads, and he smokes a lot of dope
Mamma is depressed, barely makes a sound
Daddy's got a girlfriend in another town

Bob Dylan sings
'Like A Rolling Stone'
And time marches on
Time marches on

The south moves north, north moves south
A star is born, a star burns out
The only thing that stays the same
Is everything changes, everything changes

Sister calls herself, 'A Sexy Grandma'
Brothers on a diet for high cholesterol
Mamma's out of touch with reality
Daddy's in the ground beneath a maple tree

As the Angels sing an old Hank Williams song
Time marches on, time marches on
Time marches on, time marches on
Time marches on, time marches on
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