Clint Black - Happiness Alone Lyrics

Credits
writers: Clint Patrick Black, James W. Buffett
release date: 1993
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 3:11
Lyrics
I think I'll go back down to New Orleans
Try to bury my travelin' bone
Unpredictable me, like I swore I would be
Nothing's ever written in stone
There's a knock on her door, is she here anymore
I guess me and the neighbors will see
If the one thing that I couldn't do without her
She couldn't do without me

Could I leave her behind, go on losin' my mind
While the good times continue to roll
With this time on my hands, I can change all my plans
And it really wouldn't bother a soul
I can make all the rounds, paint all the towns
Do all that and more on my own
But a man can't survive on happiness alone

Take a good look around, this is New Orleans
A free wheeler's got to feel right at home
But it's a hell of a leap, whether shallow or deep
That old river's gonna keep movin' on
Like that muddy Mississippi, she keeps pullin' me under
When you're in it, nothin' ever seems clear
I could stand on the bank just toss in my line
But there's way too many fish around here

Could I leave 'em behind for the one on the line
Are the good times still gonna roll
And with this time on my hands, I can change all my plans
And it really wouldn't bother a soul
I can make all the rounds, paint all the towns
Do all that and more on my own
But a man can't survive on happiness alone

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 No Time to Kill
  • 2 Thinkin' Again
  • 3 A Good Run of Bad Luck
  • 4 State of Mind
  • 5 A Bad Goodbye
  • 6 Back to Back
  • 7 Half the Man
  • 8 I'll Take Texas
  • 9 Happiness Alone
  • 10 Tuckered Out

  • Album Information
    label: RCA
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 078636623924
    script: Latin