Old-Money Man

She wanted an old-money manone who wore a uniformShe wanted an old-money manSomeone who’d keep her warmSomeone who’d wear a silk tieSomeone who’d wear pricy suitsShe wanted an old-money manNot one who wore muddy boots Well, I’m not an old-money manI’m a denim and flannel guyYeah, I’m not an old-money manI love sunsets and rhubarbContinue reading “Old-Money Man”

The Me From Long Ago

He was the kind of boy who’d practice more than go on dates He’d work on his serves and strokes Rather than hang with his mates He’d spend many hours and hours at The club working out to be & feel great Wondering if being a teaching pro Could end up as his fate ThatContinue reading “The Me From Long Ago”

She Knows How

She does the dishesShe folds the clothesShe manages the homeDinner delights my noseOh, it’s plain to seeShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She picks up the kidsAnd doesn’t complainShe cuddles closeWhen it starts to rainOh, it’s meant to beShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She loves her MamaShe lovesContinue reading “She Knows How”

If You Walk Away

If you walk away Don’t expect me to chase after you Don’t expect me to fight for a dream Deep in your heart won’t come true If you walk away Don’t think I’m gonna negotiate I’m gonna trust the hands of fate And know that deeply, you knew It was time for you to goContinue reading “If You Walk Away”

When She Looks Back

There’s a friend of mine She’s got kids and a home But the guy is gone And she doesn’t understand why She’s got a good job At a big ol’ company She has a close-knit family She can’t see why he said goodbye And when she looks back She sees the white picket fence SheContinue reading “When She Looks Back”

Here’s the Good Part

Things have been shaping up Things are really great now Better than a year ago I got out of the cellar somehow It was right around the the time When you ghosted me And I figured out for myself We were no baffling mystery And here’s the good part The part when I didn’t cryContinue reading “Here’s the Good Part”

Better to Lose the Saddle

They say you can risk everything Put it all right on that line You can bet the Farm or your house But that philosophy ain’t mine ‘Cause once I loved this girl And I gave up everything I had I spent every last penny on her Then one day I made her so mad ThatContinue reading “Better to Lose the Saddle”

Trucker’s Hat and a Farmer’s Tan

All she was lookin’ for and wanted in a man, was one who had a trucker’s hat and a farmer’s tan It must have been my lucky afternoon, I had both when I walked into the barroom I sat next to her and ordered myself a shot Our eyes met and she said “Hey, you’reContinue reading “Trucker’s Hat and a Farmer’s Tan”

Unburden Me, Sweetheart

Verse 1 I know it’s hard for you to understand Since we’ve been together for so long We’ve been through so much together All the good times and the wrong And I look at all the things we’ve done All the sweet success we’ve had But there’s somethin’ I’ve gotta tell you I’ve been soContinue reading “Unburden Me, Sweetheart”