Old enough to know better    (video)    (midi)

 

    A - D      - A - G - G#

 

       A                                        D

1. Neon lights draw me like a moth to a flame,

       A                                          E

    momma raised me right, that just leaves me to blame.

                  A                                      D

    When I get a little sideways on a honky-tonk tear,

           A                                                      E                        A

    I'm old enough to know better, but I'm still too young to care.

 

       A                                      D

2. Cowgirls with an attitude, boots and tight bluejeans,

     A                                          - E

    take my mind off doin' right,         and doin' other things.

          A                                                 D

    When the weekend's gone, I won't have a dime to spare,

           A                                                     E                         A

    I'm old enough to know better, but I'm still too young to care.

 

   D                                                   A

Monday morning I wake up with a hammer in my hand,

        A                                                         E

the boss-man yelling something at me that I don't understand.

    A                                                    D

I don't know how I got to work, but I sure know I'm there,

       A                                                     E                         A

I'm old enough to know better, but I'm still too young to care.

 

+  instrumental = CHORUS   + A - G - G#

 

                      A                                             D

3. When the eagle flies on Friday, well, he barely leaves the ground,

                  A                                                  - E

    I've got just enough left to get dressed up,      and head back to town.

       A                                                              D

    Boss said, "Son, having all that fun won't get you anywhere."

           A                                                     E                         A

    I'm old enough to know better, but I'm still too young to care.

 

+  CHORUS

 

            A                                                     E                         A

+   I'm old enough to know better, but I'm still too young to care.

 

+  A - D     - A - D     - A - D      - A - G - G#  (2x) ....

 

(orig. = capo 2nd; midi = capo 3rd)    (Wade Hayes)