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Waitin' On The Sky Lyrics

from I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive

"Waitin' On The Sky" is track #1 on the album I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive. It was written by Earle, Steve.
"Waitin' On The Sky" is track #1 on the album I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive. It was written by Earle, Steve.

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I grew up in a military town
waitn' on the sky to fall
Everybody I knew, hangin' around
wonderin' what they'd do
when the draft board called
Looking back it musta been a miracle now
I ever grew up at all
To sing about livin' in a military town
waitin' on the sky to fall
Waitin' on the sky to fall, boys
Waitin' on the sky to fall
Chicken Little wasn't makin' nothin' but noise
Waitin on the sky to fall
Spent a lonely lifetime rollin' down the line
searchin' for the holy grail
Never once crossed my solitary mind
that any such consecrated quest'd fail
Come upon an ocean and much to my chagrin
they told me that ship had sailed
Walkin' on the water cause I never learned to swim
searchin' for the holy grail
Searchin' for the holy grail, friends
Searching for the holy grail
Been across an ocean and now I'm back again
searchin' for the Holy Grail
Been around enough to know a little bit now
and I'm sittin' on top of the world
Wangin' on a guitar while the sun goes down
singin' a song about a redheaded girl
Was time I would of said them days was gone
but I'm givin' it another whirl
Didn't know that I was gonna live this long
now I'm sittin' on top of the world
Sittin' on Top Of The World, Y'all
Sittin' on Top Of The World
Eyes wide open till the messenger calls
Sittin' on top of the world

Songwriters
EARLE, STEVE

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