Granddaddy's Gun Lyrics

Blake Shelton


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC, DO WRITE MUSIC LLC
writers: Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Bobby Pinson
album: Track 12 in album Based on a True Story...
release date: 2013-3-26
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length: 3:36

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It sits above the mantle on a couple rusty nails
And it's worth a bunch of money but it damn sure ain't for sale
The good Lord only knows all the stories it could tell
Granddaddy's gun

He bought it new out of a Sears & Roebuck catalogue
And it shot a many shell over the top of an old bird dog
And it backed a burglar down when grandma took the safety off
Granddaddy's gun

It's just a double barrel 12
The stock is cracked and it kicks like hell
It wouldn't mean what it means to me to no one
I can hear his voice when I put it to my shoulder
"A gun's like a woman, son it's all how you hold her"
He taught me a whole lot more than how to hunt
And one of these days I'll pass it on to my son
Granddaddy's gun

He handed it to me on the day I turned 13
With a half-shot box of shells and a kit to keep it clean
I keep a picture in the case of that sweet old man and me
With granddaddy's gun

It's just a double barrel 12
The stock is cracked and it kicks like hell
It wouldn't mean what it means to me to no one
I can hear his voice when I put it to my shoulder
"A gun's like a woman, son it's all how you hold her"
He taught me a whole lot more than how to hunt
And one of these days I'll pass it on to my son
Granddaddy's gun

There's a long beard living on the living room wall
That I got with a box call
And granddaddy's gun
There's a shot up stop sign on 49
That me and Billy Joe took out one night
With granddaddy's gun
Granddaddy's gun

It sits above the mantle on a couple rusty nails
And it's worth a bunch of money but it damn sure ain't for sale

Track Listing


Digital Media 1
  • 1 Boys 'Round Here
  • 2 Sure Be Cool If You Did
  • 3 Do You Remember
  • 4 Small Town Big Time
  • 5 Country On the Radio
  • 6 My Eyes
  • 7 Doin' What She Likes
  • 8 I Still Got a Finger
  • 9 Mine Would Be You
  • 10 Lay Low
  • 11 Ten Times Crazier
  • 12 Granddaddy's Gun
  • 13 I Found Someone
  • 14 Frame of Mine