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This song is by Drive-By Truckers and appears on the album Southern Rock Opera (2001).

I used live down in Alabama where the river so muddy got to watch where you step
Figurin' out things by the railroad bridge and a cousin or two want to give me just a little help

There's damn sure not much to do down here 'cept to cook it down and run it in your veins
That's where the trouble started
I fucked a lot of friends
I fucked a lot of friends got a black line drawn right across my name

Before the soul dies
Before the sun burns out
I want to walk through Heaven's gate
I want to walk through Heaven's gate

Well, I moved on over to Georgia
Where the people's so nice you got to watch where you step
Lookin' for toes and feelings
Kicking and screaming so my sheets stay soaking wet

The sun look like the sun again
I got me a woman who does just a little wrong
I'm through with addiction and heartache
I'm through with it
I'm through with it, Lord, now I say so long

I made a valid attempt
But I can't change my spots
I lost everything again
I lost everything I got

And now my body dies
And the sun burns out
I'm gonna walk through Heaven's gate
I'm gonna walk through Heaven's gate
I walk through Heaven's gate

Written by:

Rob Malone