Four Walls of Raiford Lyrics

Lynyrd Skynyrd

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publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jeffrey S. Carlisi, Ronnie Van Zant
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genres: Rock Blues
styles: Southern Rock/Hard Rock/Classic Rock

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Well them four walls of Raiford, closing in on me
Doin' three to five hard labor, for armed robbery
I had two years behind me, but I could not wait the time
Everytime I thought about it, well I died some more inside

And I had stripes on my back, memories that hurt
For the only time I seen sunshine is when I hit the dirt
Diggin' ditches for the chain gang, sleepin' in the cold
Oh Lord please forgive me for I could not wait no more

[Chorus]
And I'm comin' home to see you Jesus
Well it feels so close this time
Please take mercy on this soldier
From the Florida-Georgia line

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