Album Number Twenty


Mission Temple Fireworks Stand

Produced By

Mark Miller


Songs

Mission Temple Fireworks Stand
(Billy Maddox,Paul Wayne Thorn)
Tarzan And Jane
(Steven Curtis Chapman)
They Don't Understand
(Dean Chance,Teresa Chance,Steve Miller,Jeff Woods)
With You Daddy
(Doug Johnson, Danny Green)
Your Faith
(Mark Miller)
Keep Your Hands To Yourself
(Dan Baird)
Ole' Kentuck
(Mark A. Miller, Dale Oliver)
All I Want Is You
(Mark A. Miller, Gregg Hubbard)
One Little Heartbeat At A Time
(Steven Curtis Chapman)
Ladies Man
(Mark A. Miller, Steven Curtis Chapman)
There Was A Time
(Mark A. Miller, Gregg Hubbard)
Tryin' To Find
(Steven Curtis Chapman, Mark A. Miller)

Singles

Mission Temple Fireworks Stand

They Don't Understand

Videos

Mission Temple Fireworks Stand

They Don't Understand

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Lyrics From Mission Temple Fireworks Stand


Mission Temple Fireworks Stand
MPG3

I saw a black man with a bible and a sparkler in his hand.
He was holding a tent revival and running a firework stand.
He said the end of the world is coming so you better get on your knees.
Today bottle rockets are two for one, but salvation's free.

He said I quit my job at a big church where the milk and money flowed,
to sell cherry bombs for Jesus in a tent beside the road.
I ain't in it for the money, most cars pass on by.
But I pay the rent on New Years and the fourth of July.
Here at the

Holy Ghost,
Big Bang Theory,
Pentecostal,
Fire and Brimstone,
Mission Temple Firework Stand

He said fireworks are dangerous. They can blow up in your face.
So you better read the instructions, light the fuse and get away.
These things are made in China, so it's easy to see,
how a man who worships Buddha ain't got no guarantee.
This is the

Holy Ghost,
Big Bang Theory,
Pentecostal,
Fire and Brimstone,
Mission Temple Firework Stand

He said everything I'm selling is all going up in smoke.
This world is like an atom bomb, it's ready to explode.
When the trumpet sounds and The Lord comes back I promise you one thing.
I'll be a human bottle rocket and I'll go out with a bang.
I'll leave this,

Holy Ghost,
Big Bang Theory,
Pentecostal,
Fire and Brimstone,
Mission Temple Firework Stand

Copyright ©  Billy Maddox
and Paul Wayne Thorn
Publishers/Administrators
Yo Man Music
BMI work #5899471 all rights reserved

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Tarzan And Jane
MPG3

Deep in the jungle up in the trees
Way back in college, 1983
Living on Pizza and too little sleep
Just me and my animal friends
Then in the distance I saw through the leaves
A creature of beauty like none I had ever seen
The trouble started when you smiled at me
And our two worlds came crashing together
And a true love story began

(Chorus):
I am Tarzan you are Jane
I am the night and you are the day
Weíre like sunshine and rain
Weíre so different from each other
You are woman, I am man
You are the sea and I am the land
And I would not be who I am if I didnít have you
If I didnít have you

I know that some days we both wonder how
We ever got together
Weíre still so different now
But I canít imagine my life without you
ĎCause all those things that make us so different
Are just what makes us all that we are

I am Tarzan you are Jane
I am the night and you are the day
Weíre like sunshine and rain
Weíre so different from each other
You are woman, I am man
You are the sea and I am the land
And I would not be who I am if I didnít have you
If I didnít have you

I am Tarzan you are Jane
I am the night and you are the day
Weíre like sunshine and rain
Weíre so different from each other
You are woman, I am man
You are the sea and I am the land
And I would not be who I am if I didnít have you
If I didnít have you

If I didnít have you
If I didnít have you
If I didnít have you

©Copyright 2003 Sparrow Song, Peach Hill Song (BMI)
All rights reserved

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They Don't Understand
MPG3

A mother riding on a city bus
kids are yelling kicking up a fuss
everybodyís staring
not knowing what she's going through
somebody said don't you even care
and do you let them do that everywhere
she slowly turned around, looked up and stared.

She said, "Please forgive them
they've been up all night
their father struggled
but he finally lost his fight
he went to heaven
in the middle of the night
so please forgive my children
they donít understand."

Chorus:
Everybody's busy with their own situation
everybody's lost in their own little world
bottled up, hurried up, trying to make a dream come true
they don't understand
everybody's livin' like there ain't no tomorrow
maybe we should stop and take a little time
cause you never really know what your neighborís going through
they don't understand.

A man driving on the interstate
slowing down traffic making everybody wait
everybodyís staring not knowing what he's going through
somebody honked from the passing lane
yelling out the window "hey I ain't got all day"
the old man looked around and he caught his eye.

He said, "Please forgive me
you know it's been a long life
my wife has passed away
and my kids donít have the time
I've been left all alone
and it's getting hard to drive
so please forgive me, children
they don't understand."

Chorus:
Everybody's busy with their own situation
everybody's lost in their own little world
bottled up, hurried up, trying to make a dream come true
they don't understand
everybody's livin' like there ain't no tomorrow
maybe we should stop and take a little time
cause you never really know what your neighborís going through
they don't understand.

A man hanging on a wooden cross
giving everything to save the lost
everybody's staring
not knowing what he's going through
somebody said "you don't have a prayer
if you're the king come on down from there"
the man just turned his head
looked up and stared.

He said "please forgive them
for they have not seen the light
but they'll come to know me
when I come back to life
and go to heaven
to make everything all right
so please forgive your children
they don't understand.

Chorus:
Everybody's busy with their own situation
everybody's lost in their own little world
bottled up, hurried up, trying to make a dream come true
they don't understand
everybody's livin' like there ain't no tomorrow
maybe we should stop and take a little time
cause you never really know what your neighborís going through
they don't understand.

A mother riding on a city bus
kids are yelling kickiní up a fuss
everybodyís staring
not knowing what she's going through.

©Copyright 2003 Coburn Music, Inc. (BMI)/Ten Ten Tunes (ASCAP)

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With You Daddy
MPG3

I asked my dad how did he quit smoking
He said, "Son one day I saw you tokin" on a
Half smoked cigarette, he left laying by his tools

He said I couldn't have been more than nine or ten
When I looked at him with a cat eating grin, and said
"Look at me daddy, I'm the Marlboro man, just like you."

I did my best to step in every footprint daddy made
I'd stretch my legs as far as they'd go
Chase after him and say

Chorus:
With you daddy, take me with you daddy
Everywhere you're going to, I just wanna be with you
Right with you daddy, don't leave me daddy
Don't you know that's right where I belong

Six weeks shy of twenty-one
Daddy called and said I got some bad news son
Doctor says I ain't got very long and
I ain't told your mama yet

I said, "Daddy I'll be on the next flight home
That ain't the kind of news you ought to break alone
I didn't break down 'til I hung up the phone
(*)Damn them cigarettes

He put his big old arms around me
the moment I stepped off the plane
He said, "Son you didn't have to come"
All that I could say

Chorus:
With you daddy, take me with you daddy
Everywhere you're going to, I just wanna be with you
Right with you daddy, don't leave me daddy
Don't you know that's right where I belong

Bridge
Daddy wasn't conscious the last three days of his life
But I stayed there right beside his bed
And I cried like a baby, but I knew he'd be alright
When he smiled and whispered, "Oh my God"
Reached out his hand and said

Chorus:
With you daddy, take me with you daddy
Everywhere you're going to, I just wanna be with you
Right with you daddy, don't leave me daddy
Don't you know that's right where I belong

(*)Mark sings "I hate them cigaretts"
©Copyright 2005 Danny Green and Doug Johnson ASCAP Title Code: 531337796
Publishers/Administrators:
Black In The Saddle Songs c/o Charles Sussman
©Copyright 2005 Mike Curb Music(BMI) Sweet Radical Music (BMI)
All rights reserved

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Your Faith
MPG3

When I canít quite see the light
Itís like Iím running in sand
I get down oh so down, donít feel like much of a man
but every time I slip and fall and you reach out your hand

Your faith in me
Is all I ever wanted
All I ever need
My love will be
Standing side by side there rivaling your faith
My love will be rivaling your faith in me

With your arms wrapped around me tight
Tell me what more do I need
I get busted, bruised and busted
I cry, I hurt and I bleed
Then your healing comes up on me
I look thru my tears at your faith

Your faith in me
Is all I ever wanted
All I ever need
My love will be
Standing side by side there rivaling your faith
My love will be rivaling your faith in me

And the more I learn about liviní
The more I know I need your faith
Your faith in me, in me

Your faith in me
Is all I ever wanted
All I ever need
My love will be
Standing side by side there rivaling your faith
My love will be rivaling your faith in me

My love will be rivaling your faith in me

©Copyright 2003 by Travlin' Zoo Music (ASCAP)
All rights reserved

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Keep Your Hands To Yourself
MPG3

I got a little change in my pocket going jingle lingle ling
Want to call you on the telephone baby I give you a ring
But each time we talk I get the same old thing
Always no huggin no kissin until I get a wedding ring
My honey my baby donít put my love upon no shelf
She said donít give no lies and keep your hands to yourself

Cruel baby baby baby why you want to treat me this way
You know Iím still your lover boy I still feel the same way
Thatís when she told me a story íbout free milk and a cow
And she said no huggin no kissin until I get a wedding vow
My honey my baby donít put my love upon no shelf
She said donít hand me no lies and keep your hands to yourself

You see I wanted her real bad and I was about to give in
Thatís when she started talkiní true love started talkiní about sin
I said honey Iíll live with you for the rest of my life
She said no huggin no kissin until you make me your wife
My honey my baby donít put my love on no shelf
She said donít hand me no lies and keep your hands to yourself.

©Copyright 1986 Warner-Tmerline Publishing Company (BMI)
All rights reserved

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Ole' Kentuck
MPG3

Run through the hills and run through the bushes
Take that ride down an ole dirt road
Gone to long from oleí Kentucky
Slow down turn around I gotta go

(Chorus)
I left my home
I left my truck
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
First thing do, gonna take that ride
Where the grass is blue on the other side
The horses run and the moon it shines
You might say sheís my lady luck
Ole Kentuck
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
Hills as black as coal
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
There Iíll rest my soul

Iím gonna run my barefoot down to the water
Fish my cain pole all night thru
I got me a gal, wild and a waitiní
sheís so pretty, sheís so true

I left my home
I left my truck
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
First thing do, gonna take that ride
Where the grass is blue on the other side
The horses run and the moon it shines
You might say sheís my lady luck
Ole Kentuck
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
Hills as black as coal
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
There Iíll rest my soul

I left my home
I left my truck
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
First thing do, gonna take that ride
Where the grass is blue on the other side
The horses run and the moon it shines
You might say sheís my lady luck
Ole Kentuck
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
Hills as black as coal
Take me back to oleí Kentuck
There Iíll rest my soul

©Copyright 1992 by Travlin' Zoo Music (ASCAP)
All rights reserved

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All I Want Is You
MPG3

Itís in the way you look at me
You must see something I donít see
But Iím a man and I can say
Iíd be half a man if you went away
Standing here by your side
What I feel when I look in your eyes

All I want is you
Youíre the dream for me that just keeps coming true
Donít you know you loving me is everything that I need
All I want is you
All I want is you

I even love the way you say my name
Itís the little things that make me feel this way
You make every day better and if I can
I want you to understand
Why you are my every need
Want you to know
With every breath that I breathe

All I want is you
Youíre the dream for me that just keeps coming true
Donít you know you loving me is everything that I need
All I want is
All I want and All I need
Me with you, you with me
Against the wind against the odds
Standing strong through it all

All I want is you
Youíre the dream for me that just keeps coming true
Donít you know you loving me is everything that I need
All I want is you
All I want is you

©Copyright 1992 by Travlin' Zoo Music (ASCAP) / Myrt And Chuck's Boy Music (ASCAP)
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One Little Heartbeat At A Time
MPG3

Youíre up all night with a screaming baby
You run all day at the speed of light
Everyday you feel a little bit less
Like the beautiful woman you are

So you fall into bed when you run out of hours
And you wonder if anything worth doing got done
Well maybe you just donít know
Maybe youíve forgotten that you

You, are changing the world
One little heartbeat at a time
Making history with every touch and every smile
Oh you may not see it now
But I believe that time will tell how you
You are changing the world
One little heartbeat at a time

With every I know you can do it
With every tear that you kiss away
So many little things seem to go unnoticed
But just like the drops of rain down the line
Baby come a river

You, you are changing the world
One little heartbeat at a time
Making history with every touch and every smile
Oh you may not see it now
But I believe that time will tell how you
You are changing the world
One little heartbeat at a time

You, you are changing the world
One little heartbeat at a time
Making history with every touch and every smile
Oh you may not see it now
But I believe that time will tell how you
You are changing the world

Oh girl you are changing the world
One little heartbeat at a time

©Copyright 2005 Sparrow Song, Peach Hill Song (BMI)
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Ladies Man
MPG3

I got friends to prove that I wore me a tux on my prom and my wedding day
But Iím really more of a camo guy, I dress it up a little on Sunday
I can talk about fishiní or my favorite teams and
Make it sound just like poetry
But Iím no Casanova and Iím never gonna be a Don Juan
But sheís classy and sheís so refined
She Likes bubble baths and her water with lime
I ainít nothing but a plain ole guy but

This lady says she loves me so I guess thatís gotta make me
A real live genuine bonafide ladies man
Thatís what I am
A certain ladies man
Bonafide

I drop her off at one to get her toenails done, she calls it a pedicure
I pick her up at eight weíre going on a date
And sheís looking pretty as a picture
Every head will turn when she walks by
And I donít blame those other guys
But this lady sheís with me
And Iím the one sheíll be taking home
Sheís classy and sheís so refined
Take a number boys and get in line
I ainít nothiní but a plain ole guy

But this lady says she loves me
So I guess thatís gotta make me
A real live genuine bonafide ladies man
Thatís what I am

I donít need no dark sunglasses
I donít need no fancy car
When she, she looks at me, she says hey boy I love you the way you are
Sheís classy and sheís so refined
Got style and grace working over time
I ainít nothiní but a plain ole guy but

This lady says she loves me
So I guess thatís gotta make me
A real live genuine bonafide ladies man
A real live genuine bonafide ladies man
Thatís what I am
A certain ladies man
Bonafide
Iím a ladies man
A certain ladies man

©Copyright 2005 by Travlin' Zoo Music (ASCAP) / Sparrow Song, Peach Hill Song (BMI)
All rights reserved

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There Was A Time
MPG3

I hear you calling my name
The sweet sounds of yesterday
When there was love and I was in it
Oh but seeing you this way
I hear the words I didnít say
I see it way too late

There was a time I used to hold you
I should have told you
There was a time
I see your face, and it reminds me
There was a place
There was - there was a time

Weíre here and all I can think of is the way we used to be
How could I take for granted
The chance you took on me
You with your heart out on your sleeve
The heart that I still need

There was a time I used to hold you
I should have told you
There was a time
I see your face, and it reminds me
There was a place
There was - there was a time

They say time changes everything
Time never stays the same
So tell me why do I still feel this way

There was a time I used to hold you
I should have told you
There was a time
I see your face, and it reminds me
There was a place
There was - there was a time

©Copyright 2005 by Myrt And Chuck's Boy Music (ASCAP)/ Travlin' Zoo Music (ASCAP)
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Tryin' To Find
MPG3

He keeps his mouse ears hanginí on the post of his bed
So he can put em on and live it all again in his head
All the rides and parades it was such a great day
Now my little man wonít let it go heís

Tryiní to find a way to make it last
Tryiní to make it last forever
Itís a matter of time, if you seek you will find a way to make it last

I brought you flowers and you knocked me out with that first kiss
We said forever, we would have a love like this
And if youíll take a look in the guiness book
Weíll go down in history

Tryiní to find a way to make it last
Tryiní to make it last forever
Itís a matter of time, if you seek you will find a way to make it last

I talked to an old man and heíd been down on his knees,
Said he learned who to turn to
And where it all leads

Tryiní to find a way to make it last
Tryiní to make it last forever
Itís a matter of time, if you seek you will find a way to make it last

Tryiní to find a way
Tryiní to find a way to make it last
Tryiní to find a way to make it last
Weíre all tryiní to find a way to make it last

©Copyright 2005 by Travlin' Zoo Music (ASCAP)/ Sparrow Song, Peach Hill Song (BMI)
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