Country Shadows Album

Artist(s): Hank Williams, Jr.

Tracklist

Standing In The Shadows

length: 3:07

Anymore I don't know I'm just doing the best I can
After all I'm standing in the shadows of a very famous man
As I travel around from town to town
I have a lot of dad's fans and friends come around
They say I know Hank would be proud of you if he were here today
Now well we're all so glad and we know he would be too
That you're carryin' on his music this way
Yes they say Hank was the all time great
And we know you'll be just as good as your dad
But I just smile and say there'll never be another Hank Williams friends
That's the part that always makes them sad

Yes I know that I'm not great and some say I imitate
Anymore I don't know I'm just doing the best I can
It's hard standing in the shadows of a very famous man
So many times when I'm on that stage I feel something go through me
And for a minute I'm in a different world and that's when it does something to me
The people are a hollering and clapping real aloud
While I'm out they're taking my bows
I look up toward the ceiling and I say to myself listen dad just listen to that crowd
But as the show goes on the people clap and holler more
I start singing another of your great songs
That's the time that I know although you're gone your music will live on and on and on



Almost Nearly But Not Quite Plumb

length: 2:09

Guess What, That's Right, She's Gone

length: 2:43
My blood pressure worked no normal my temperature started to rise
A cold chill's a comin' all over and tears are fillin' my eyes
Guess what that's right she's gone
The days will turn into weeks the weeks will turn into years
And I'm turnin' into a block of stone I can't see for my tears
Guess what that's right she's gone

The train left town this morning guess who waved goodbye
A cute little trig in a bridal red dress and a man with a little bowtie
My mind is spinnin' in circles I'm about to go insane
Like a fool I'm a runnin' down the railroad track I'm tryin' to stop that train
Guess what that's right she's gone

The train left town this morning
Guess what you're right she's gone guess what that's right she's gone

Is It That Much Fun To Hurt Someone

length: 2:50

I Can Take Anything

length: 2:30

Truck Drivin' Man

length: 2:25

Endless Sleep

length: 2:25
composer: Jody Reynolds
lyricist: Jody Reynolds
The night was black rain falling down look for my baby she's nowhere around
Traced her footsteps down to the shore afraid she's gone for evermore
I looked at the sea and it seemed to say I took your baby from you away
I heard a voice cryin' in deep come join me baby in my endless sleep
Why did we quarrel why did we fight why did I leave her alone tonight
That's why her footsteps ran into the sea that's why my baby has gone from me
I looked at the sea

Ran in the water heart full of fear there in the breakers I saw her near
Reached for my darling held her to me stole her away from the angry sea
I looked at the sea and it seemed to say you took your baby from me away
My heart cried out she's mine to keep I saved my baby from that endless sleep
Endless sleep endless sleep endless sleep

You're Runnin' My Life

length: 2:05

Pecos Jail

length: 2:40

In The First Place

length: 2:44
All the talk shows, you know, geniouses and experts
Looking to lay some blame
Some on the left and some on the right
Playing that controversy game
I'm not in a real cheery mood so I think I'll call them up
And them em, why don't you play some blues
And both sides shut up

But do we just love trouble
Ain't the world got enough
Without y'all stirrin it up

I am from the old school
Cowboy hat, sure enough
Too damn old to change horses now
Cause I would probably fall off
I'm a little whiskey bent and slowed my roll
And if you ain't real sure about me
Why don't you take it up with Gretchen and Tim
Rockin Shawn Hannity

But you just love trouble
Ain't the world got enough
Without y'all stirrin it up

Back off

So some celeb has teed y'all off
Well, I get teed off too
Why didn't you know that you're supposed
To except our point of view
I have learned at the school of hard knocks
Things change quite a bit
Folks get all jacked up
I don't really give a ... darn

I got a little child and a fishing pole
A can of worms and a boat
I'm goin down to the river now
And let all my problems float
Yeah, I've mellowed a lot
And I don't jump into things like I used to
Hey, what'd you say
Why, you son of a gun
Now see what you made me do

I don't want no trouble
Ain't the world got enough
Without y'all stirrin it up

Stirrin it up

Let the pot simmer (stirrin it up)
Let the dust settle (stirrin it up)
Let's try and get along
And it'll be more better
(Stirrin it, stirrin it, stirrin it up)
(Stirrin it up) sick em, Rush
(Stirrin it up) jump in there, Bill
Stir it up, Shawn
(Stirrin it up)
(Stirrin it up)

I Went To All That Trouble For Nothin'

length: 2:07

Going Steady With The Blues

length: 2:11