Why Did You Marry?

Album: How I Knew Her (2013)
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  • Why did you marry
    Oh why did you marry
    You could've been an actress
    You could've been a doctor
    You could've been somebody people wish they knew

    Why did you marry
    Oh why did you marry
    Did no one ever tell you to fly to the moon
    To not get tied down too soon
    To shop around

    Oh all the places you'd go
    All the folks you'd meet
    They'd say, "Honey you've still got it."
    But no that was twenty-some odd years ago
    Today you're just getting by
    You're just getting by

    Why did you marry
    Oh why did you marry
    Did somebody convince you
    Through sermons and psalms
    That you could be happy
    Just taggin along

    Oh all the places you'd go
    All the folks you'd meet
    They'd say, "Honey thank God you didn't
    End up like all of the other girls
    On your street."
    They're just getting by
    They're just getting by

    But I think that I know
    Yes I know why you married
    It's just like in the movies
    The novels and plays
    Where no one ever says,
    "Thanks Cary Grant but I think I'll just
    Get my own place."

    Oh all the places you'd go
    All the folks you'd meet
    They'd say. "Honey, you've still got it
    And guess what we've all got it too
    So pull up a seat
    We're just getting by
    We're just getting by." Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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