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Tuning is a half step down Chords Used Dsus4 Cadd9 G/B Fsus2 Gsus4 |-3-----3-----3---------------| |-3-----3-----3---------------| |-2-----0-----0---------------| |-0-----2-----0---3-----5-----| |-------3-----2---3-----5-----| |-----------------3-----5-----| Intro/Verse - Dsus4 Cadd9 G/B Cadd9 G/B Dsus4 Chorus - Cadd9 G/B Cadd9 G/B Dsus4 Bridge - Fsus2 Gsus4 Dsus4 Lyrics Well i grew up down an old dirt road in a town you wouldn't know My pops picked the place up for fifteen hundred bucks back in nineteen sixty-four My grandfather was a drinker, back in the day he put 'em down But a war is known to change a man and the whiskeys known to change a man But that's not me I rarely drink from the bottle But i'll smoke a little weed I still live in the sticks where you wouldn't go In a town of twelve hundred off an old dirt road and a country boy is all i'll ever be Now it's been twelve years since i sold my soul to the devil in LA He said sign here on the dotted line and your songs they all will play He set up shop on sunset, he put me up in the marquee He said you wanna sell a million records boy, you better listen to me He said change your style, widen your smile, you could lose a couple pounds and if you wanna live this life you'd better lose that wife, do you need you're friends around? and I said No that's not me Because the biggest things in life are your friends and family and I like my jeans and my old t-shirt and a couple extra pounds never really hurt 'cause a country boy is all i'll ever be 'cause hank taught me just how to stay alive You'll never catch me out the house without my nine or fourty-five I've got a big orange tractor and a diesel truck and my idea of heavens chasing white bucks and as a country boy, i know i can survive Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel One is the colors that fly high and proud, the red, the white and the blue The other ones got a rattle snake, with a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and i'll take that to my grave because This is me I'm proud to be american and strong in my beliefs and i've said it before, but i'll say it again 'cause i've never needed government to hold my hand and i've said it before, but i'll say it again 'cause my familys always faught and died to save this land and a country boy is all i'll ever be