Get A Leg Up

Album: Whenever We Wanted (1991)
Charted: 14
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  • Don't look at me don't touch me
    Keep your mind straight ahead
    Don't get no funny ideas about we
    Or you'll wish you were dead
    That's what I am thinking she must be thinking
    The girl I spent fifty three bucks on last night
    She give me a look from the corner of her eye
    That says, "Boy, keep acting right"
    How surprised was I
    When she leaned over and whispered in my ear

    Get a leg up
    Get a leg over boy
    Get a leg up
    What's the matter
    Are you shy, shy, shy?

    I'm pretty good with first impressions
    But sometimes I'm not always right
    I pulled the car to the shoulder of the road
    To see what she had in mind
    Want me to spend the night
    Hey lover boy you know I will
    And my best girlfriend lives down the road
    Together we will thrill ya
    And I'm thinking to myself
    I could be lucky Pierre tonight

    If I could get a leg up
    If I could get a leg over boy
    You know I ain't that handsome
    But you know I ain't shy, shy, shy

    The rest of the night we went on and on
    And the moral to this song
    Don't go making hasty judgements
    Because sometimes they could be wrong
    Nothing wrong with a good time
    Just keep yourself protected make a list
    And you can bet your life that the women don´t know
    The little girls are acting like this
    So the next time a young one moves up
    And she whispers in your ear

    Get a leg up
    Get a leg over boy
    Get a leg up
    What's the matter
    Now don't you be shy, shy, shy?

    Get a leg up
    Get a leg over boy
    Get a leg up
    What's the matter
    Now don't you be shy, shy, shy? Writer/s: JOHN MELLENCAMP
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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