Tomorrow We'll Retire by Porter Wagoner
Dad's old faded trousers
And mama's old crepe dress
Are not much in the fassions
Now they can't afford the best
I know they feel neglected and sometimes in the way
Because the last time I was home I heard my mother say.
Well, you kids have all got married off now and left us by ourselves
My we didn't know what lonesome was until the last one have left
You've all got families of your own now that all your friends admire
Now that we've seen our dreams come true tomorrow we'll retire.
We still have the old homeplace we paid it off last year
And we don't owe a soul a dime now everything is clear
So we'll just relive our younger days and sit here by the fire
And if we both live through the night tomorrow we'll retire.
Now we've seen the rainstorms flood our fields and wash our crops away
Then the droughts would come to follow this and last for days and days
Why poor in me is work in the fields when that old sun was hot as fire
But that's all in the furthest past tomorrow we'll retire.
In health we've both been lucky but now we're gettin' kinda gray
Our pensions starts tomorrow it's just enough to our way
We've lived to see you kids grow up and that's been our heart's desire
And if the world would end tonight
Tomorrow we'll retire, so tomorrow we'll retire.
So tomorrow we'll retire...