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Alan Jackson: Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning) Meaning

Song Released: 2001


Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning) Lyrics

Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day
Out in the yard with your wife and children
Working on some stage in LA
Did you stand there in shock at the site of
That black smoke rising against that blue sky
Did you shout...

  1. anonymous
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    Mar 5th 2017 report

    This is a song that tells a story not only about 9/11 but it's impact. It asks you to recall your reaction to it as well as reassures you that whatever bad exists in the world cannot add up to the three main good things in this world which are faith, hope, and most importantly, love.

  2. anonymous
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    May 22nd 2012 report

    Very sad and gripping

  3. anonymous
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    Jul 15th 2010 report

    It's about 9-11 and all the people who lost their lives that day

  4. anonymous
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    Apr 17th 2008 report

    It's about 9-11. It says on that September day clearly saying it was about 9-11.


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