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    "Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)" Lyrics

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    Where were you when the world stopped turnin'
    That September day?
    Out in the yard with your wife and children
    Or workin' on some stage in L.A.?
    Did you stand there in shock at the sight of that black smoke
    Risin' against that blue sky?
    Did you shout out in anger, in fear for your neighbor,
    Or did you just sit down and cry?

    Did you weep for the children, they lost their dear loved ones,
    Pray for the ones who don't know?
    Did you rejoice for the people who walked from the rubble
    And sob for the ones left below?
    Did you burst out in pride for the red, white, and blue
    And heroes who died just doin' what they do?
    Did you look up to heaven for some kind of answer
    And look at yourself and what really matters?

    I'm just a singer of simple songs.
    I'm not a real political man.
    I watch CNN, but I'm not sure I can tell you
    The diff'rence in Iraq and Iran.
    But I know Jesus and I talk to God,
    And I remember this from when I was young:
    Faith, hope, and love are some good things He gave us
    And the greatest is love.

    Where were you when the world stopped turnin'
    That September day?
    Teachin' a class full of innocent children
    Or drivin' on some cold interstate?
    Did you feel guilty 'cause you're a survivor?
    In a crowded room did you feel alone?
    Did you call up your mother and tell her you love her?
    Did you dust off that Bible at home?

    Did you open your eyes and hope it never happened,
    Close your eyes and not go to sleep?
    Did you notice the sunset for the first time in ages
    And speak to some stranger on the street?
    Did you lay down at night and think of tomorrow,
    Go out and buy you a gun?
    Did you turn off that violent old movie you're watchin'
    And turn on ""I Love Lucy"" reruns?
    Did you go to a church and hold hands with some stranger,
    Stand in line to give your own blood?
    Did you just stay home and cling tight to your fam'ly,
    Thank God you had somebody to love?

    I'm just a singer of simple songs.
    I'm not a real political man.
    I watch CNN, but I'm not sure I can tell you
    The diff'rence in Iraq and Iran.
    But I know Jesus and I talk to God,
    And I remember this from when I was young:
    Faith, hope, and love are some good things He gave us
    And the greatest is love.
    I'm just a singer of simple songs.
    I'm not a real political man.
    I watch CNN, but I'm not sure I can tell you
    The diff'rence in Iraq and Iran.
    But I know Jesus and I talk to God,
    And I remember this from when I was young:
    Faith, hope, and love are some good things He gave us
    And the greatest is love.

    And the greatest is love,
    And the greatest is love.

    Where were you when the world stopped turnin'
    That September day?
    This song was submitted on November 23rd, 2013 and last modified on November 28th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC.
    Written by Alan Jackson.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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