Here Are the Lyrics to Chris Young's 'Raised On Country'

Matthew Berinato
Chris Young

Chris Young's "Raised On Country" details his roots in the genre, name-dropping country classics such as Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie and George Strait

Released as a single in January 2019, "Raised On Country" prefaces Young's forthcoming seventh studio album.

Check out the full lyrics below. 

Got a little southern drawl in my talk
Little pickup truck on my highway
Got a little boot stomp in my walk
Little neon light in my Friday
Got some Tennessee in my whiskey
Raise a cup up if you with me

I was raised on Merle, raised on Willie
Got my Honky Tonk attitude from Joe Diffie
Daddy did too, it's family tradition
If someone cranks it up, you can't help but listen
My upbringing sounds like George Strait singing
And I gotta give props to the radio
'Cause if you know me, I was raised on country

It's the only reason that I survived
Every breakup and every party
It's the soundtrack to my life
It runs deep in my DNA

I was raised on Merle, raised on Willie
Got my Honky Tonk attitude from Joe Diffie
Daddy did too, it's family tradition
If someone cranks it up, you can't help but listen
My upbringing sounds like George Strait singing
And I gotta give props to the radio
'Cause if you know me, I was raised on country
I was raised on country

(Raised on country music)
Learned a lot about living and a little 'bout love
(Raised on country music)
And you know that's something I'm so proud of

I was raised on Merle, raised on Willie
Got my Honky Tonk attitude from Joe Diffie
Daddy did too, it's family tradition
If someone cranks it up, you can't help but listen
My upbringing sounds like George Strait singing
And I gotta give props to the radio
'Cause if you know me, I was raised on country

(Raised on country music)
Yeah, I was raised on country
(Raised on country music)
I was raised on country
(Raised on country music)
 

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Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

Written by: Cary Ryan Barlowe, Christopher Alan Young, Corey Justin Crowder

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