Are You from Dixie (Cause I'm from Dixie Too)

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Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 – September 1, 2008), known professionally as Jerry Reed, was an American country music singer, guitarist, and songwriter, as well as an actor who appeared in more than a dozen films. His signature songs included "Guitar Man," "A Thing Called Love," "Alabama Wild Man," "Amos Moses", "When You're Hot, You're Hot" (which garnered a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance), "Ko-Ko Joe", "Lord, Mr. Ford", "East Bound and Down" (the theme song for the 1977 blockbuster Smokey and the Bandit, in which Reed co-starred), "The Bird," and "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)". more »


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Hello, there, stranger! how do you do? 
There's something I'd like to say to you 
Don't be surprised 
You're recognized! 
I'm no detective but I've just surmised. 
You're from the place where I long to be, 
Your smiling face seems to say to me, 
You're from my own land, 
My sunny homeland, 
Tell me can it be?

It was a way back in eighty nine, 
I crossed the old Mason Dixon line 
Gee! but I've yearned, 
Longed to return 
To all the good old pals I left behind. 
My home is way down in Alabam' 
On a plantation near Birmingham, 
And one thing's certain, 
I'm surely flirtin' 
With those southbound trains:

Are you from Dixie? 
I said from Dixie! 
Where the fields of cotton beckon to me. 
I'm glad to see you, 
Tell me how be you 
And the friends I'm longing to see. 
If you're from Alabama, Tennessee or Caroline 
Any place below the Mason Dixon line
Then you're from Dixie, 
Hurrary for Dixie! 
'Cause I'm from Dixie too!

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Written by: GEORGE L. COBB, JACK YELLEN

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