Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven Lyrics by Kenny Chesney


Kenny Chesney Lyrics

Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven Lyrics
The Preacher told me last Sunday mornin'
"Son, you better start livin' right.
You need to quit the women and whiskey and carrying on all night.
Don't you want to hear him call your name when you're standing at the pearly gates?"
I told the Preacher "Yes, I do, but I hope he don't call today." Are you ready?

Everybody wants to go to Heaven.
Have a mansion high above the clouds.
Everybody wanna go to Heaven, but nobody wanna go now.

Said, Preacher, maybe you didn't see me throw an extra twenty in the plate.
There's one for everything I did last night,
and one to get me through today.
Here's a ten to help you remember, next time you got the good Lord's ear.
Say-
I'm comin' but there ain't no hurry
I'm havin' fun down here. Don't you know that-

Everybody wants to go to Heaven.
Get their wings and fly around.
Everybody wanna go to Heaven
but nobody wanna go now.

Some day I wanna see those streets of gold.
Get my halo.
But I wouldn't mind waitin' at least a hundred years or so.

Everybody wanna go to Heaven
It beats the other place
there ain't no doubt.
Everybody wanna go to Heaven
but nobody wanna go now.

Everybody wants to go to Heaven.
Hallalujeh! Let me hear you shout.
Everybody wanna go to Heaven
but nobody wanna go now.

I think I can speak for the crowd.
Nobody wanna go now.
Yeah.

Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven Info:

• According to Kenny Chesney 'Everything in that song is everything we all think. I don't know anyone who doesn't want to go to heaven, but nobody wants to go today. If you could pick, you wouldn't pick right now. You'd want to live, to do more things, to have more fun.'

• Jim Collins & Marty Dodson share writing credits on the song. Buddy Cannon & Kenny Chesney produced the track for the album 'Lucky Old Sun'

• The music video has an appearance by 'The Wailers' (Bob Marley's back up band) and was filmed in Jamaica. 'The Wailers' also perform on the track and its the first time a reggae act topped the Billboard Country charts.

• The single was released on August 10th, 2008 and topped the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart from October 18th, 2008 to October 25th, 2008. It also peaked at #41 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

• The Duo Jim Collins & Marty Dodson also co-wrote the Kenny Chesney songs 'She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy' & 'The Good Stuff'




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