Waitin' on a Woman

Album: Time Well Wasted (2005)
Charted: 44
  • Sittin' on a bench at West Town Mall
    He sat down in his overalls and asked me
    You waitin' on a woman?

    I nodded yeah and said how 'bout you
    He said, son, since nineteen fifty-two I've been
    Waitin' on a woman

    When I picked her up for our first date
    I told her I'd be there at eight
    She came down the stairs at eight-thirty

    She said I'm sorry that I took so long
    Didn't like a thing that I tried on
    But let me tell you son, she sure looked pretty

    Yeah, she'll take her time but I don't mind
    Waitin' on a woman
    He said the wedding took a year to plan

    You talk about an anxious man, I was nervous
    Waitin' on a woman
    And then he nudged my arm like old men do

    And said, I'll say this about the honeymoon, it was worth it
    Waitin' on a woman
    And I don't guess we've been anywhere

    She hasn't made us late, I swear
    Sometimes she does it just 'cause she can do it
    Boy, it's just a fact of life

    It'll be the same with your young wife
    Might as well gon' on and get used to it
    She'll take her time, 'cause you don't mind

    Waitin' on a woman
    I've read somewhere, statistics show
    The man's always the first to go

    And that makes sense 'cause I know she won't be ready
    So when it finally comes my time
    And I get to the other side

    I'll find myself a bench, if they've got any
    I hope she takes her time, 'cause I don't mind
    Waitin' on a woman

    Honey, take your time, 'cause I don't mind
    Waitin' on a womanWriter/s: WYNN VARBLE, DON SAMPSON
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Spirit Music Group, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
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Comments: 3

  • Sandy from The Berkshires-maInstead of men are always the first to die, it should have been men are often the first to die (sad, but true). Reminds me of a joke I heard; [Question: Why do men usually die before their wives? Answer: Because they want to.] So you see, men always have some rationale behind everything they do. So....take heart!
  • Courtney from Conway, ArDoes anyone know if the West Town Mall mentioned in the first verse is referring to the mall of the same name in Knoxville, Tennessee?
  • Landon from Winchester, OhI don't like the line about men are always the first to die, but the rest of the song is beautiful.
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