If I Sleep Tonight

I’ve been emptyin’ my pens into my notebooksThis cabin’s fireplace barely has a flame insideI’ve been watchin’ out the front door windowThere’s nobody else in whom I can confideNone of these songs are good enoughMy imagination isn’t hitting me quite rightI’m hoping I don’t dream of you, dearIf I sleep tonight, oh, sweetheart if IContinue reading “If I Sleep Tonight”

Kentucky Bourbon Eyes

Oh, you were a California girlwith Kentucky bourbon eyesYour love was all I neededIt was such a sweet surpriseWhen you opened your heartAnd said you wanted me tooIf only for that one steamy summer nightLookin’ into those Kentucky bourbon eyesAnd drinkin’ ev’ry delicious drop of you You came into my crazy but lonely lifeWhen nobodyContinue reading “Kentucky Bourbon Eyes”

Non-Spiteful Song

We got along Or so I thought It was your lies That I bought You said you loved Me and me alone But now you can’t Answer your phone I wish I wish I wish I wish I wish I could write you A Non-Spiteful Song But I can’t I hated your guts You toldContinue reading “Non-Spiteful Song”

When Daddy’s Drunk

Don’t be provoking him When Daddy’s drunk You shouldn’t be courageous Unless you want your heart sunk I’ve seen him choke Mama And he’s hit me hard a few times He’s been on the Evening News For committing violent crimes He’s done time in the jailhouse But we don’t talk of it these days IContinue reading “When Daddy’s Drunk”

When She Chose You

I was sure I had it in the bag I thought my dream was coming true But oh, how my heart turned to sand When she chose you I couldn’t believe what I saw Every single friend of mine knew I was thinking she’d choose me When she chose you But you had another planContinue reading “When She Chose You”

Miss You, Babe

The girls won’t leave me alone They wanna know when you’ll be home I said I’d ask cause I didn’t know We miss you, babe We miss you, babe They wish I could cook like you And I really don’t know what to do You should know the truth We miss you, babe We missContinue reading “Miss You, Babe”

If I Had More Money

She didn’t break up with me Cause I said the wrong thing She didn’t cut me off permanently Cause she didn’t like the songs I’d sing when I’d serenade her from her lawn And the neighbors would sing along No, she said if I had more money Things wouldn’t have turned out wrong She likedContinue reading “If I Had More Money”

You Won’t Be Seeing Me Again

I’m sorry I’ve been such a downer I’m sorry I’ve been so mean to you I’m sorry to be your disappointment I’m sorry I never followed through If you needed someone to understand Why you’ve been the way you’ve been Well I’m sorry I don’t have that brain You won’t be seeing me again I’mContinue reading “You Won’t Be Seeing Me Again”

Our Moonlight Swim

We met out at the lake with towels covering our lifeguard swimsuits It was us, the mountain air, pines and water we loved so much And we ran toward our unknown future without fear or worries It was during the same summer When I blew out your VW’s clutch Our close friends knew but ourContinue reading “Our Moonlight Swim”