Fly Over States Lyrics

Couple guys in first class on a flight from New York to Los Angeles
Kinda making small talk, killin' time, flirtin' with the flight attendants
Thirty thousand feet above what would be Oklahoma

Just a bunch of square corn fields and wheat farms, man it all looks the same
Miles and miles of back roads and highways connecting little towns with funny names
Who'd wanna live down there, in the middle of nowhere

They've never drove through Indiana
Met the man who plowed that Earth
Planted that seed, busted his ass for you and me
Or caught a harvest moon in Kansas
They'd understand why God made those fly over states

I bet that mile haul in Santa Fe freight train engineer's seen it all
Just like that flat bed cowboy stacking US steel on a three day haul
Roads and rails under their feet, yeah that sounds like a first class seat
On the plains of Oklahoma
With a windshield sunset in your eyes
Like a water-color painted sky
You'll think heaven's doors have opened
You'll understand why God made those fly over states

Take a ride across the Badlands
Feel that freedom on your face
Breathe in all that open space
And meet a girl from Amarillo
You'll understand why God made...
You might even wanna plant your stakes
In those fly over states

Have you ever been through Indiana
On the plains of Oklahoma
Take a ride

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Songwriter(s): Neil Thrasher, Michael William Dulaney
Record Label(s): 2010 Broken Bow Records
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me October 22, 2012-15:38

Miles and miles of backroads and highways,connecting little towns with funny names...its the best line in this song.Born and raised in VA and thats all we have.
Melissa August 7, 2012-2:50

I'm from Cali, but I'm a country girl at heart. When I tell people I'd love to move to the country they think I'm crazy. This song shows that there is a beauty there that isnt found anywhere else!
sunflower July 8, 2012-18:54

I was born and raised in Kansas. I left when I finished college and never looked back. I can't believe this song made me homesick.
Jillian May 28, 2012-9:39

I love this song. I'm from small town Oklahoma, and it really is beautiful. I'd never want to live any where else.
Lisa May 19, 2012-14:46

John Doe, I agree but what you should've said to all the city slickers.. if you enjoyed a meal today THANK A FARMER!!
country gilr May 17, 2012-11:11

it has a meaning that many people think that those places are just for us country folk and hillbillys it is not
KIM March 31, 2012-6:37

The song is about America, about traveling across the states over the roads, rails or in the air. It's about our country, about our freedom. Open your eyes, be proud of us. Indiana is mine.
emily March 30, 2012-20:15

I love this song....I feel good for having people who plowed for Indiana and spent their time working for us..That should mean alot to the people of Indiana!!!!!!! thanks
John Doe February 14, 2012-7:47

This represents us farmers. City slickers take us farmers for granted. Without us you guys wouldn't have a thing. So next time you see one of us say thank you and God Bless You. Be more appreciative.
Jay April 25, 2011-14:41

Pretty sure its,, Connecting little towns with funny names,,, and met the man who plwoed that earth,, and not 100% on this one but I think it goes With a windshield sunset,,,
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