My Old Man Song Lyrics

Rodney Atkins


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Owen T. Hewitt, Rodney A. Atkins
album: Track 12 in album Honesty
release date: 2003-10-14
popularity : 76 users have visited this page.
length: 3:58

Album Information

label: Curb Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Rodney Atkins Honesty cover art


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I got a picture of him, barefoot in the mud.
Behind his grandpa's plow an' two great mules.
When he turned ten years old, on May 8, '53.
He grew up fearin' God in Washburn, Tennessee.
The closest thing he had to a Dad was his Uncle Bob.
An' he could only dream of things like little league baseball.
An' that little boy, with big blue eyes and calloused hands,
Huh, became my old man.

Well she was a Kentucky girl, born on Valentine's Day.
The fourth child of five to my Grandma, Eula May.
So shy and beautiful with sunset hair and emerald eyes.
Her Daddy spent his life workin' in the coal mines.
Now in my eyes, all my life, my Daddy's been a Saint.
But even Saints need Angels to show them the way.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Honesty (Write Me a List)
  • 2 What's Left of Me
  • 3 Monkey in the Middle
  • 4 Someone to Share It With
  • 5 The Love We Make
  • 6 The Man I Am Today
  • 7 Uncomplicated
  • 8 Sing Along
  • 9 Yeah She Does
  • 10 I Will Come to You
  • 11 Forgiveness and Permission
  • 12 My Old Man