Eggs Over Easy

Album: Steel Magnolia (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • Steel Magnolia is the boyfriend-girlfriend team of Joshua Scott Jones and Meghan Linsey. They wrote this song for their debut album with Steffon Hamulak. In our interview with Joshua Scott Jones, he told us: "'Eggs Over Easy,' that was just fun-loving, a real easy tongue-in-cheek type song. We actually went over to our buddy's house - Steffon, he's a writer in Nashville. And we were just making breakfast. It was Sunday morning and I picked up a guitar and started playing the chords. And they were like, 'We don't want to write a song.' I said, 'Well, you're going to.' (laughing) And he said, 'Dude, how do you want your eggs?' And I just started spoutin' off, (singing) 'Cooking you breakfast on a Sunday morning,' and then we turned it into a relationship twist, because that's what we do. (laughing) And here's an interesting little fact: the dogs' names… we were actually over at his place and his dogs' names were Benny and Beavis. And so the original line was 'Benny and Beavis layin' there beggin'. We got the K9 crew, y'all, you know what I'm sayin'.' But we changed it to Patty and Rufus, which are the name of our dogs. Just kind of silly, but…"

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