Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning) Lyrics

Alan Jackson


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Alan Jackson
album: Track 7 in album Drive
release date: 2002-2-15
popularity : 60 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 5:09

Album Information

label: Arista
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 078636703923
script: Latin

Cover Art

Alan Jackson Drive cover art


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Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day?
Were you in the yard with your wife and children
Or working on some stage in L.A.?
Did you stand there in shock at the sight of that black smoke
Risin' against that blue sky?
Did you shout out in anger, in fear for your neighbor
Or did you just sit down and cry?

Did you weep for the children who lost their dear loved ones
And pray for the ones who don't know?
Did you rejoice for the people who walked from the rubble
And sob for the ones left below?
Did you burst out in pride for the red, white and blue
And the heroes who died just doin' what they do?
Did you look up to heaven for some kind of answer


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Drive (For Daddy Gene)
  • 2 A Little Bluer Than That
  • 3 Bring On the Night
  • 4 Work in Progress
  • 5 The Sounds
  • 6 Designated Drinker
  • 7 Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)
  • 8 That'd Be Alright
  • 9 Once in a Lifetime Love
  • 10 When Love Comes Around
  • 11 I Slipped and Fell in Love
  • 12 First Love
  • 13 Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning) (live, CMA Awards)