If I Had a Boat

Album: Pontiac (1987)
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Songfacts®:

  • Lovett claims that this song is based on a true story. He once tried to ride a pony across a pond [Hopefully it was not a deep pond and the pony was never uncomfortable. As far as we know, Lovett is good with animals and children], and thought it would be easier if he had a boat.
  • This is the lead track off of Lovett's second album. This album expanded his audience beyond just country music, while songs like this helped to retain some of that crowd.

Comments: 2

  • Susan from FloridaEvery time I listen to this song, it sounds like he is saying "bocean" not ocean. Anyone else hear that??
  • Chrissie from Raceland, LaThe Dave Matthews Band plays a cover of this song.
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