Can't Afford to Love You

Album: Hillbilly Bone (2010)
  • I saw you sittin' there sippin' red wine down at Causen Mills
    I knew you'd prob'ly be outta my league but I though, what the hell?
    Aw, what the hell
    Five dollars a glass was kickin' my butt but I kept on buyin'
    I kinda thought you were into me
    So I kept on tryin' to get them sparks a'flyin'

    In my forty dollar blue jeans
    Next to a beauty queen
    Used to the finer things
    All I had to my name was a big ol' truck and a little ol' place
    I couldn't help but think
    I can't afford to love you
    But I can't afford not too
    Hoo-hoo-hoo

    I asked you if you ever stared up at the stars from a tailgate
    Down by the river with a six pack
    You said no, but it sure sounds great
    You climbed up in my old truck
    Sittin' right beside me
    I cranked up a country song
    And you started smilin'
    Yeah, this ol' boy was stylin'

    In forty dollar blue jeans
    Next to a beauty queen
    Used to the finer things
    I missed work for three days
    Kissin' on you, didn't get paid
    I couldn't help but think
    I can't afford to love you
    But I can't afford not to
    Hoo-hoo-hoo

    We been together ever since that night
    You're still in love with that same old guy
    That same old guy, old guy

    In forty dollar blue jeans
    Next to a beauty queen
    Used to the finer things
    Yeah, we set a date for next spring
    Workin' two jobs, pickin' out rings
    I can't help but think
    I can't afford to love you
    I can't afford to love you
    But I can't afford not too
    Hoo-hoo-hoo

    I can't afford not too
    Love on you Writer/s: JIMMY YEARY, BEN HAYSLIP, RHETT AKINS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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