Pass It on Down Lyrics

Alabama


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Randy Owen, Ronnie Rogers, Teddy Gentry, Will Robinson
album: Track 1 in album Pass It On Down
release date: 1990-5-21
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Vocal
length: 4:57

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Alabama Pass It On Down cover art
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We live in the land of plenty
But many things aren't plenty anymore
Like the water from our sink
They say's not safe to drink

You gotta go and buy it at the store
Now we're told there's a hole in the ozone
Look what's washing on the beach
And Lord, I believe, from the heavens to the seas
We're bringing Mother Nature to her knees

[Chorus]
So let's leave some blue up above us
Let's leave some green on the ground
It's only ours to borrow, let's save some for tomorrow
Leave it and pass it on down

Well there's a change taking place way on the mountains
Acid rain is falling on the leaves
And down in Brazil, the fires are burning still
How we gonna breathe without them trees

[Chorus]

There's a place where I live called the Canyon
Where Daddy taught me to swim
And that water, it's so pure
And I'm gonna make sure
Daddy's grandkids can swim there like him

Now we all oughta feel just a little bit guilty
When we look into the eyes of our kids
'Cause brothers it's a fact, if we take and don't put back
They'll have to pay for all we did

[Chorus: x 4]

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Pass It On Down
  • 2 Here We Are
  • 3 Down Home
  • 4 Forever's as Far as I'll Go
  • 5 Jukebox in My Mind
  • 6 Moonlight Lounge
  • 7 Goodbye (Kelly's Song)
  • 8 Fire on Fire
  • 9 Until It Happens to You
  • 10 Gulf of Mexico
  • 11 Starting Tonight
  • 12 I Ain't Got No Business Doin' Business Today