Pickup man    (video)    (midi)

 

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1. Well, I got my first truck, when I was three,

 

    drove a hundred thousand miles on my knees,

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    hauled marbles and rocks, and thought twice before,

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    I hauled a Barbie Doll bed for the girl next door.

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    When she paid me with a kiss I began to understand,

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    there's just something women like about a pickup man.

 

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2. When I turned sixteen, I saved a few hundred bucks,

 

    my first car was a pickup truck,

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    started cruisin' the town and the first girl I seen

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    was Bobbie Jo Gentry, the homecoming queen.

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    She flagged me down and climbed up in the cab, and said

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    "I never knew you were a pickup man!"

 

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You can set my truck on fire, roll it down a hill,

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but I still wouldn't trade it for a Coupe DeVille,

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I got an eight foot bed that never has to be made,

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you know if it weren't for trucks we wouldn't have tailgates.

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I met all my wives in traffic jams,

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you know there's something women like about a pickup man.

 

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3. Most Friday nights, I can be found

 

    in the back of my truck on an old chaise lounge,

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    backed into my spot at the drive-in show,

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    you know a cargo light gives off a romantic glow

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    I never have to wait in line at the popcorn stand,

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    there's just something women like about a pickup man.

 

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+  A bucket of rust, or a brand new machine,

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    once around the block and you'll know what I mean !

 

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+  Just something women like about a pickup man.

 

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    (Joe Diffie)