In Spite Of Ourselves

Album: In Spite Of Ourselves (1999)
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  • She don't like her eggs all runny
    She thinks crossin' her legs is funny
    She looks down her nose at money
    She gets it on like the Easter Bunny
    She's my baby
    I'm her honey
    I'm never gonna let her go

    He ain't got laid in a month of Sundays
    I caught him once and he was sniffin' my undies
    He ain't too sharp but he gets things done
    Drinks his beer like it's oxygen
    He's my baby
    And I'm his honey
    Never gonna let him go

    In spite of ourselves
    We'll end up a'sittin' on a rainbow
    Against all odds
    Honey, we're the big door prize
    We're gonna spite our noses
    Right off of our faces
    There won't be nothin' but big ol' hearts
    Dancin' in our eyes

    She thinks all my jokes are corny
    Convict movies make her horny
    She likes ketchup on her scrambled eggs
    Swears like a sailor when shaves her legs
    She takes a lickin'
    And keeps on tickin'
    I'm never gonna let her go

    He's got more balls than a big brass monkey
    He's a wacked out weirdo and a love bug junkie
    Sly as a fox and crazy as a loon
    Payday comes and he's a howlin' at the moon
    He's my baby
    I don't mean maybe
    Never gonna let him go

    In spite of ourselves
    We'll end up a'sittin' on a rainbow
    Against all odds
    Honey, we're the big door prize
    We're gonna spite our noses right off of our faces
    There won't be nothin' but big ol' hearts
    Dancin' in our eyes

    In spite of ourselves
    We'll end up a'sittin' on a rainbow
    Against all odds
    Honey, we're the big door prize
    We're gonna spite our noses right off of our faces
    There won't be nothin' but big ol' hearts
    Dancin' in our eyes

    There won't be nothin' but big ol' hearts
    Dancin' in our eyes

    In spite of ourselves Writer/s: John E Prine
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Doug In Maine from Midcoast Maine, UsaJohn had a great sense of humor. After his appearance in "Daddy and Them," with Andy Griffith playing John and Billy Bob's father, John said "I figure that makes me Opie's stepbrother." R.I.P., Andy and John. Thanks for the good shows and the good songs.
  • Bill from UsThere is so much going on with these characters. It could be a whole movie.
    Or a great family reunion or wedding anniversary topic.
    I was introduced to Iris Dement from the live versions he did with her. And fell in love with her music too!.
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