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Boats To Build
Written by: Guy Clark and Verlon Thompson
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett and Alan Jackson

Originally from the Album: License to Chill (2004)
Additional Discography:
Live at Texas Stadium (2007)

Lyrics:
It's time for a change
I'm tired of that same ol same
The same ol words the same ol lines
The same ol tricks and the same ol rhymes

Days precious days
Roll in and out like waves
I got boards to bend I got planks to nail
I got charts to make I got seas to sail

I'm gonna build me a boat
With these two hands
It’ll be a fair curve
From a noble plan
Let the chips fall where they will
Cause I've got boats to build

Sails are just like wings
The wind can make em sing
Songs of life songs of hope
Songs to keep your dreams afloat
I'm gonna build me a boat
With these two hands
It’ll be a fair curve
From a noble plan
Let the chips fall where they will
Cause I've got boats to build

Shores distant shores
There’s where I'm headed for
Got the stars to guide my way
Sail into the light of day

I'm gonna build me a boat
With these two hands
It’ll be a fair curve
From a noble plan
Let the chips fall where they will
Cause I've got boats to build

Shows Played At:
11-23-2004: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
10-16-2004: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-12-2004: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
08-31-2004: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-28-2004: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
07-10-2004: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-06-2004: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
05-29-2004: Texas Stadium – Dallas, TX
08-07-2002: Stephen Talkhouse – Amagansett, NY
Number of Shows: 9