Chattahoochee

Album: A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love) (1992)
Charted: 46
  • Way down yonder on the Chattahoochee
    It gets hotter than a hoochie coochie
    We laid rubber on the Georgia asphalt
    We got a little crazy but we never got caught

    Down by the river on a Friday night
    A pyramid of cans in the pale moonlight
    Talking 'bout cars and dreaming 'bout women
    Never had a plan just a livin' for the minute
    Yeah way down yonder on the Chattahoochee
    Never knew how much that muddy water meant to me
    But I learned how to swim and I learned who I was
    A lot about livin' and a little 'bout love

    Well we fogged up the windows in my old Chevy
    I was willing but she wasn't ready
    So I settled for a burger and a grape snow cone
    Dropped her off early but I didn't go home

    Down by the river on a Friday night
    A pyramid of cans in the pale moonlight
    Talking 'bout cars and dreaming 'bout women
    Never had a plan just a livin' for the minute
    Yeah way down yonder on the Chattahoochee
    Never knew how much that muddy water meant to me
    But I learned how to swim and I learned who I was
    A lot about livin' and a little 'bout love

    Yeah, way down yonder on the Chattahochee
    Never knew how much that muddy water meant to me
    But I learned how to swim and I learned who I was
    A lot about livin' and a little 'bout love.

    A lot about livin' and a little 'bout love. Writer/s: Jim Mcbride, Alan Jackson
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1993 {July 11th} "Chattahoochee"* by Alan Jackson peaked at #1 {for 4 weeks} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart...
    For three of the four weeks it was at #1 it prevented two records from reaching the top spot, "A Bad Goodbye" by Clint Black with Wynonna peaked at #2 for one week and Brooks & Dunn's "We'll Burn That Bridge" peaked at #2 for two weeks...
    And twenty days later on July 31st, "Chattahoochee" reached #1 {for 2 weeks} on the Canadian RPM Country Singles chart...
    Between 1989 and 2016 the Newnan, Georgia native had eighty eight records on the Hot Country Singles chart, fifty one made the Top 10 with twenty seven reaching #1...
    He had five records peak at #2, "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" {1990}, "Mercury Blues" {1994}, "Who's Cheating Who?" {1997}, "Between The Devil and Me" {1997}, and "That'd Be Alright" {2002}...
    Seven of his eighty eight charted records were duets, two with Jimmy Buffett, two with George Strait, and one each with George Jones, Jeff Foxworthy, and the Zac Brown Band...
    Alan Eugene Jackson will celebrate his 62nd birthday in three months on October 17th, 2020...
    * And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot Country Singles' Top 10 on July 11th, 1993:
    At. #2. "Money In The Bank" by John Anderson
    #3. "A Bad Goodbye" by Clint Black with Wynonna
    #4. "Tell Me About It" by Tanya Tucker with Delbert McClinton
    #5. "It's Your Call" by Reba McEntire
    #6. "When Did You Stop Loving Me" by George Strait
    #7. "No Future In The Past" by Vince Gill
    #8. "We'll Burn That Bridge" by Brooks and Dunn
    #9. "That Summer" by Garth Brooks
    #10. "It Sure Is Monday" by Mark Chesnutt
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