Thank God I'm a Country Boy

John Denver


writers: Johnny Martin Sommers
album: Track 4 in album Back Home Again
release date: 1974-6
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country/Soft Rock
length: 3:06
composer: John Martin Sommers
lyricist: John Martin Sommers

Album Information

label: RCA
country(area): United States
format: Cassette
barcode: 0078635762440
script: Latin

Cover Art

John Denver Back Home Again cover art


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Well life on the farm is kinda laid back
It's early to rise, early in the sack

A raisin' me a family and workin' on a farm
Thank God I'm a country boy
When the sun's comin' up I got cakes on the griddle
Thank God I'm a country boy
When the work's all done and the sun's settlin' low
The kids are asleep so I keep it kinda low

But the Lord and my wife wouldn't take it very good
Thank God I'm a country boy
Well I wouldn't trade my life for diamonds and jewels
I'd rather have my fiddle and my farmin' tools

A lotta sad people thinkin' that's mighty keen
Thank God I'm a country boy
Well, my fiddle was my daddy's till the day he died
Said, "Live a good life and play the fiddle with pride

Taught me how to work and play a tune on the fiddle
Thank God I'm a country boy


Track Listing

Cassette 1
  • 1 Back Home Again
  • 2 On the Road
  • 3 Matthew
  • 4 Thank God I'm a Country Boy
  • 5 Annie's Song
  • 6 Grandma's Feather Bed
  • 7 Sweet Surrender
  • 8 This Old Guitar