Fishin' On A River

Album: yet to be titled (2022)
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  • I had already stopped by the bait shop
    Filled up the cooler and the tank and the tackle box
    Weatherman calling for cloudy and eighty-two
    Sun down it's a full moon
    I had my old red Ranger all shined up
    My good rods and a better day lined up
    I was ready to go
    And it turned out she was too

    So now I'm sittin' in a bar 'stead of fishin' on a river
    Wettin' my whistle 'stead of wettin' my line
    Catchin' me a buzz, not catchin' me a bass
    Runnin' up the tab instead of that Mercury 25
    I don't know where it all went wrong
    But all I know is that girl's gone
    And a honey hole ain't gonna help me forget her
    So I'm sittin' in a bar instead of fishin' on a river

    Had already made up her goodbye mind
    Took her things left me nothin' but the tail lights
    They say the neon and the jukebox helps the leavin'
    That's the reason that I'm

    Sittin' in a bar 'stead of fishin' on a river
    Wettin' my whistle 'stead of wettin' my line
    Catchin' me a buzz, not catchin' me a bass
    Runnin' up the tab instead of that Mercury 25
    I don't know where it all went wrong
    But all I know is that girl's gone
    And a honey hole ain't gonna help me forget her
    So I'm sittin' in a bar instead of fishin' on a river

    I outta be tired of throwin' 'em back by now
    But here I am lettin' her go
    Throwin' 'em back right now
    Sittin' in a bar 'stead of fishin' on a river
    Sittin' in a bar 'stead of fishin' on a river
    (Wishin' I was with her)

    Sittin' in a bar 'stead of fishin' on a river
    Wettin' my whistle 'stead of wettin' my line
    Catchin' me a buzz, not catchin' me a bass
    Runnin' up the tab instead of that Mercury 25
    I don't know where it all went wrong
    But all I know is that girl's gone
    And a honey hole ain't gonna help me forget her
    So I'm sittin' in a bar 'stead of fishin' on a river

    I should be fishin' on a river Writer/s: David Fanning, Drew Parker, John Cole Taylor
    Publisher: ANTHEM ENTERTAINMENT LP, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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