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Bobbie Sue Lyrics


Bobbie Sue

I heard about her from a friend of mine
He said she lives across the county line
The sweetest grape that ever grew on the vine
And now that's where I'm spending all my time

Her daddy Robert and her mama Ruth
They had a daughter they named Bobbie Sue
And now she's eighteen and she knows the truth
Nobody's gonna tell her what to do

Ba-ba, ba-ba, Bobbie Sue
Ca-can't you see my love is true
I want to ma-ma-ma-ma, marry you
Ba-ba-ba-ba-ba- Bobbie Sue

I'll take her riding on a Friday night
Straight down the highway in the clear moonlight
My Chevyís humming and she holds me tight
We'll find a preacher and we'll do it right

Her daddy told her that she'd have to wait
Her mama said, "Don't make a big mistake"
But we'll keep driving till we're out of state
And when they find us it'll be too late



I Wish You Were Here (Oh My Darlin')

Wish you were here oh my darling
I still think about me and you

Of all of the pleasures Iíve known in my life
This one keeps holding me near
Times that we spent in those innocent days
Those were the days you were hear

Saturday movies, a kiss in the dark
Love was so tender and kind
Simple and true like the heart of a child
Never a doubt you were mine

Wish you were here oh my darling
Sharing the times that we knew
Wish you were here oh my darling
I still think about me and you

Time got away with the boy in my face
I know itís just a little too late
Heard you got married, I guess you stopped caring
Still nobodyís taken your place

Cheatin' and lyin' with hearts that stop tryin'
Thatís how Iím doing these days
I miss you tonight and I wanted to write
Hereís all I wanted to say



Doctor's Orders

Doctor told me sleeping alone
Ainít no good for my heart
If I donít do what he tells me to
It just might break me apart

You know Iím under doctorís orders
I really oughta be in bed
You know Iím under doctorís orders
Thatís what my doctor said

My doctor told me to find you girl
Stay with you all night
Iím gonna be fine but itís gonna take time
And a whole lot of holding you tight

He said you donít need pills and shots wonít do
A transfusion would be useless too
Your sweet loviní is what I need
To get my heart back on itís feet



Old Kentucky Song

Songs on the radio
Like ĎCareless Loverí come and go
Playing today and gone tomorrow
But if they ever find a tune
Half as strong as me and you
Thatís all theyíll ever play, over and over
ĎCause honey weíre staying strong

Like that old Kentucky song
A melody that lasts forever
Harmony donít get no better
On and on we were made to sing along
Playing like that old Kentucky song

So turn down the radio
And whisper to me soft and low
Words I heard the first time we were lovers
You say hold me close and let me know
Youíre never gonna let me go
Well Iím still close and you still know it
Well honey the love just keeps on growing strong



So Fine

So fine, so fine, so fine, yeah
My baby's so doggone fine
And she loves me, come rain, come shine
Woh-oh, yeah, so fine

She thrills me, she thrills me, she thrills me, yeah
My baby thrills me all the time
She sends cold chills up and down my spine
Woh-oh, yeah, so fine

Well, I know, I know she loves me so
Well, I know, I know because my baby tells me so-woh-woh
So fine, so fine, so fine, yeah
My baby's so doggone fine
She sends cold chills up and down my spine
Woh-oh, yeah, so fine



I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head (And Left My Heart Alone)

I wish you could have turned my head and left my heart alone
Ever since I met you baby you have done me wrong
You walk by and you shake that thing and you know Iím not that strong
I wish you could have turned my head and left my heart alone

The first time I laid eyes on you, got caught up in your sway
I thought I didnít have a chance and then you looked my way
From the longing to the loving girl, weíve made it all the way
But for all the hunger in my eyes my heart has had to pay



Back In Your Arms Again

The call that I made tonight
Was such a long time due
Baby how long since
Iíve heard from you
I donít really know
Whatís happening here to me
All that I know is that I long to be

Back in your arms again
I need your love, all I can get
Whatever it takes
You know Iíll be there
Back in your arms, back in your arms

The last time I spoke to you
You told me that we were through
That you had found
That special someone new
Now that I really know
This feeling of being free
I hope that you know
Where I long to be



Up On Cripple Creek

When I get off of this mountain, you know where I want to go
Straight down the Mississippi river, to the Gulf of Mexico
To Lake Charles, Louisiana, a little Bessie girl that I once knew
She told me once just to come on by, if there's anything she can do

Up on Cripple Creek she sends me
If I spring a leak she mends me
I don't have to speak, she defends me
A joker's dream if I ever did see one

Good luck had just stung me, to the race track we did go
She bet on one horse to win, I bet on another to show
The odds were in my favor, I had'em five to one
When that nag to win came around the track, sure enough we had won

There's a flood out in California and up north it's freezing cold
And all this living on the road is gettin' pretty old
So I guess I'll call big mama and tell her I'll be rolling in
But you know, deep down, I'm kind of tempted
To go and see my Bessie again



Until You

Baby, feel my heartbeat
Racing wildly to match your every move
Something you do every day
But it never beat this way
Until you

Your stare takes me out there
Where I donít care about anything but you
Never let nobody else
So deep inside myself
Until you

Until you
Life was going through the motions
Like a ship out on the ocean, ever blue
Until you
Love was a one sided emotion
Lacking there on my devotion, never true
Until you

You fulfill me, you thrill me
When you tell me Iím the only one for you
Makes me want to be the best
Tower over all the rest
Just for you



Would They Love Him Down In Shreveport

If they saw Him riding in
Long hair flying in the wind
Would they love Him down in Shreveport today
If they heard He was a Jew
And a Palestinian too
Would they love Him down in Nashville today

If they saw Him talk with ease
To the junkies, whores, and thieves
Would they love Him out in Wichita today
Would the rich man think it funny
If He said give up your money
Would they love Him up on Wall Street today

If He made the wine from water
And he cured their sons and daughters
What would the folks in Salt Lake City say
If He talked of brotherhood
As He walked their neighborhoods
Would they love Him up in Boston today

If He said love those who use you
And forgive those who abuse you
If He turned the other cheek, what would you say
Would you laugh and call Him crazy
And just send Him on his way
If Jesus came to your town today