Alan Jackson – Gone Country

It climbed to #1 on the US Billboard Country charts,he would also reach number two on the Canadian country charts. Relase as the third single from Alan Jackson's 1994 album “Who I Am”.

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Recorded for the label Arista in 1994, “Gone Country” was released as a single in January 11, 1994 by Alan Jackson, Written by Bob McDill with the production of Keith Stegall, it climbed to #1 on the US Billboard Country charts,he would also reach number two on the Canadian country charts. Relase as the third single from Alan Jackson’s 1994 album “Who I Am”.



On the original 45 record, it was paired with anothergreat song: The B-Side was “All American Country Boy” from the pen of Keith Stegall and C. Craig.




Alan Jackson – Gone Country Lyrics

She’s been playing in a room on the strip for ten years in Vegas
Every night she looks in the mirror and she only ages
She’s been readin’ about Nashville and all the records that everybody’s buying
Says, I’m a simple girl myself, grew up on Long Island
So she packs her bags to try her hand
Says this might be my last chance
She’s gone country, look at them boots
She’s gone country, back to her roots
She’s gone country, a new kind of suit
She’s gone country, here she comes
Well the folk scene’s dead, but he’s holding out in the Village
He’s been writing songs, speaking out against wealth and privilege
He says, I don’t believe in money
But a man could make him a killin’
Cause some of that stuff don’t sound much different than Dylan
I hear down there it’s changed, you see
Well, they’re not as backward as they used to be
He’s gone country, look at them boots
He’s gone country, back to his roots
He’s gone country, a new kind of suit
He’s gone country, here he comes
He commutes to L.A., but he’s got a house in the Valley
But the bills are piling up and the pop scene just ain’t on the rally
And he says, honey, I’m a serious composer
Schooled in voice and composition
But with the crime and the smog these days
This ain’t no place for children
Lord, it sounds so easy, this shouldn’t take long
Be back in the money in no time at all
He’s gone country, look at them boots
He’s gone country, back to his roots
He’s gone country, a new kind of suit
He’s gone country, here he comes
Yeah, he’s gone country, a new kind of walk
He’s gone country, a new kind of talk
He’s gone country, look at them boots
He’s gone country, oh, back to his roots
He’s gone country
He’s gone country
Everybody’s gone country
Yeah, we’ve gone county
The whole world’s gone country

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