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Song Released: 1989


High Cotton Lyrics

We didn't know that times were lean
Around our home the grass was green
It didn't seem like things were all that bad
I bet we walked a thousand miles
Choppin' cotton and pushin' plows
And learnin' how to give it all we had

As life went on and...

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    anonymous
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    May 26th, 2014 5:54pm report


    It is a flashback of the songwriter on his childhood. He shows the characteristics of Southern cotton farmers as hardworking people who took not only their work, but their religion seriously when stating that the only day he ever saw his father stop working was on Sundays when they would go to church. As the songwriter looks back, he also states that as Southern cotton farmers they didn't face the troubles that most faced after the stock market crash of 1987 ("We didn't know that times were lean", "It didn't seem like things were all that bad").




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