Jason Aldean “Fly Over States” Video & Lyrics

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Jason Aldean's 2012 hit struck a chord with many fans.

“Fly Over States” was written by Neil Thrasher and Michael Dulaney and recorded by Jason Aldean. It was released in February 2012 as the fifth and final single from his 2010 album My Kinda Party. In May 2012, it became the Georgia native’s seventh No. 1 hit. Check out the official music video below!

Fly Over States Music Video

“Fly Over States” Lyrics

A couple guys in first class on a flight
From New York to Los Angeles,
Kinda making small talk killing time,
Flirting with the flight attendants,
Thirty thousand feet above, could be Oklahoma,
Just a bunch of square cornfields 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 want to live down there in the middle of nowhere,

They’ve never drove through Indiana,
Met the men 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 long Santa Fe freight train engineer’s seen it all
Just like that flatbed cowboy stacking US steel on a 3-day haul
Roads and rails under their feet
Yeah that sounds like a first class seat

On the plains of Oklahoma
Where they windshield sunset in your eyes
Like a watercolor painted sky

You’d 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
Meet a girl from Amarillo
You’ll understand why God made
Why you’d want to plant your stakes
In those fly over states

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

Share this with other proud residents of the so-called “fly over states.”

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