Heartland Lyrics

Willie Nelson


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BOB DYLAN MUSIC CO
writers: Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan
album: Track 5 in album Across the Borderline
release date: 1993-3-23
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length: 4:35
additional vocal: Bob Dylan
lead vocals: Bob Dylan

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There's a home place under fire tonight in the heartland
And the bankers are taking my home and my land from me
There's a big achin' hole in my chest now where my heart was
And a hole in the sky where God used to be
There's a home place under fire tonight in the heartland
There's a well where the water's so bitter nobody can drink
Ain't no way to get high and my mouth is so dry that I can't speak
Don't they know that I'm dyin' why's nobody cryin' for me
My American dream fell apart at the seams
You tell me what it means you tell me what it means

There's a home place under fire tonight in a heartland
And bankers are taking the homes and the land away
There's a young boy closin' his eyes tonight in a heartland
Who will wake up a man with some land and a loan he can't pay
His American dream fell apart at the seams
You tell me what it means you tell me what it means
My American dream...
There's a home place under fire tonight in the heartland
There's a home place under fire tonight in the heartland
There's a home place under fire tonight in the heartland
There's a home place under fire tonight in the heartland

Track Listing

  • 1 American Tune
  • 2 Getting Over You
  • 3 (The) Most Unoriginal Sin
  • 4 Don't Give Up
  • 5 Heartland
  • 6 Across the Borderline
  • 7 Graceland
  • 8 Farther Down the Line
  • 9 Valentine
  • 10 What Was It You Wanted
  • 11 I Love the Life I Live
  • 12 If I Were the Man You Wanted
  • 13 She's Not for You
  • 14 Still Is Still Moving to Me