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Florida is a home to many

Here is a song Ashley M. Chrisman sent us to replace "Old Folks at Home," the current state song. Send us your lyrics and digital audio files to songs@tampabay.com.

By Ashley M. Chrisman, tampabay.com reader
Published May 18, 2007


Florida is a home to many
From snowbirds and Yankees to immigrants aplenty
It provides visitors with lots to do
From going to Disney World and Universal
To the beaches and the zoos
 
(Chorus)
Florida, Florida where millions of people live
Florida, Florida rising gas prices-what gives?
Its lands are beautiful, but overtaken with homes
Its roads are long but barricaded for construction zones
 
Florida's weather is bright and sunny
Its weathers, sparsely cold-noses sparsely runny
And though there is rain, hurricanes, and hot weather
People come to Florida to live, visit and be together
 
(Chorus)
Florida, Florida where millions of people live
Florida, Florida rising gas prices-what gives?
Its lands are beautiful, but overtaken with homes
Its roads are long but barricaded for construction zones
 
Florida has been my home for years
Through random gas prices, high property taxes and hurricane fears
And though my house may one day blow away
Florida is the state where I will always remain