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Okie From Muskogee Lyrics

feat. Merle Haggard & The Strangers

from 40 #1 Hits

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"Okie From Muskogee" is track #7 on the album 40 #1 Hits. It was written by Haggard, Merle / Burris, Roy.
"Okie From Muskogee" is track #7 on the album 40 #1 Hits. It was written by Haggard, Merle / Burris, Roy.

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We don't smoke marijuana in Muskogee
We don't take our trips on LSD
We don't burn our draft cards down on Main Street
We like livin' right, and bein' free

We don't make a party out of lovin'
We like holdin' hands and pitchin' woo
We don't let our hair grow long and shaggy
Like the hippies out in San Francisco do

I'm proud to be an Okie from Muskogee,
A place where even squares can have a ball
We still wave Old Glory down at the courthouse,
And white lightnin's still the biggest thrill of all

Leather boots are still in style for manly footwear
Beads and Roman sandals won't be seen
Football's still the roughest thing on campus
And the kids here still respect the college dean

WAnd I'm proud to be an Okie from Muskogee
A place where even squares can have a ball.
We still wave Old Glory down at the courthouse
And white lightnin's still the biggest thrill of all

And white lightnin's still the biggest thrill of all
In Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA.

Songwriters
HAGGARD, MERLE / BURRIS, ROY

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