Carlene

Album: Phil Vassar (1999)
Charted: 45
  • I was lousy at math, a failed historian
    Carlene was the valedictorian
    I was the quarterback in the back of the class
    She was the whiz kid in the horned-rimmed glasses
    It'd been a long time since I'd been around
    Since I'd set foot on my old stomping ground
    I ended up by the old schoolyard
    And this redhead pulls up in a blue sports car and says
    ?I'll bet you don't remember, I guess it's been forever?
    It took a second to put it all together, I said

    Oo-la-la-la-la-la lookin' good Carlene
    Oh-my-my-my-my-my time's been good to you
    If you know what I mean, girl you glitter like Hollywood
    Good God Carlene, you sure are lookin' good

    She said, ?Hop in, let's go for a spin
    Tell me what you been doing boy, and where you been?
    I said, ?I write songs, you probably didn't know
    I finally got a couple on country radio?
    She said, ?What a switch, ain't it funny
    I've got a PHD., Now I'm modeling for money
    Imagine little miss four point o
    Smiling for the camera on the cover of Vogue?
    I said, ?You've come long way since graduation
    Let me say without reservation
    You've surpassed everyone's expectations?

    Oo-la-la-la-la-la lookin' good Carlene
    Oh-my-my-my-my-my time's been good to you
    If you know what I mean, girl you glitter like Hollywood
    Good God Carlene, you sure are lookin' good

    I said, ?I hope to see you again someday?
    She said, ?Another ten years is too long to wait
    Pick me up at my Mama's at eight,? I said

    Oo-la-la-la-la-la lookin' good Carlene
    Oh-my-my-my-my-my time's been good to you
    If you know what I mean, girl you glitter like Hollywood
    Good God Carlene, you sure are lookin' good Writer/s: CHARLIE BLACK, PHIL VASSAR, PHIL VASSER, RORY MICHAEL BOURKE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Music Is Life from Flagstaff AzI found out some great facts here, but I still would love to know who the model that played Carlene is.
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