Where the Red Fern Grows

(Billy) My ma was always worried
I was gonna turn out a hillbilly.

and this was just
the sort of behavior that would prove it.

I was in trouble.
But there was no way around it.

My pups might be starving to death
15 miles away in Tahlequah.

and I was never gonna
make it back in time for supper.

Remember the traveler
Bring us safely home
Heavenly father
Remember the traveler
Bring us safely home
Safely home
(owl hoots)
There was this old wives' tale
that two owl hoots means bad luck.

I was busting to take this shortcut.
so I had a real good listen.

(owl hoots)
'Course. I missed it.
(man) Hey!
Who's there?
( ''What The World Needs Now''
by Wynonna)

(Billy) I'd never been
in a big city before.

and I'd never seen half this stuff
in Grandpa's store, that's for sure.

Anyway. I reckoned
I was fitting in pretty good.

I just needed to find them railway tracks.
'cause I knew where they'd take me.

I look around at all the faces and I see