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"Good Year For The Outlaw" was written by Dipiero/anderson/steele.
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First time I heard, Good Hearted Woman
I was in my uncle's car
He said, son, now that's what I call music
Listen to them guitars, turn it up, go on, turn it up

He said, forget that crap you're listenin' to
These songs, they got some meat
I don't think I heard a single word
'Cause I was caught up in the beat

Yeah, I turned it up
I turned it way up, yeah

An' it was wild guitar, it was loud and hard
Some hill billy rock an' roll
It was somethin' new, breakin' all the rules
Man, I could feel it down in my soul

It was Waylon and Willie playin' Chet an' Cash
And takin' the country back
Yeah, times were tough and it was hard to find a job
Well, '79 was a good year for the outlaw, yeah

All right

Well, it was somethin' like five years later
I finally got my license to drive
I was huggin' the kerb, first time I heard
A Country Boy Can Survive

And I turned it up
Yeah, I turned it way up

And it was wild guitars, it was loud and hard
Some kinda hill billy rock and roll
It was somethin' new, breakin' all the rules
But you could feel it down in your soul

He was the son of the original son of a gun
Takin' the country back
The economy was the worst you ever saw
Yeah, but '85 was a good year for the outlaw, son

Turn it up
Who? C'mon
Yeah

Now somewhere in some honky tonk
You don't even know his name
Some young upstart just startin' up
An' he's wantin' to make a change
He says, turn it up, CC12

Songwriters
DIPIERO/ANDERSON/STEELE

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