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  • You can marry an architect
    Build you a house out on the water
    That really impresses your father, yeah
    And you can find some grown up friends
    Drink some wine in California
    But even if you cut it shorter

    You'll always have long blond hair
    You'll always be Memphis queen
    You'll always be my first time in New Orleans

    No matter where I go, no matter what I do
    I'll never be twenty-three with anyone but you
    You can marry who you want
    Go back to Tennessee
    But you'll never be twenty-three with anyone but me
    We'll always have Folly beach
    We'll always have Delta nights
    We'll always be in-between real love and real life

    You can ride the train to work
    Straighten out your accent in the city
    Like your folks ain't from Mississippi, yeah
    You probably got an office view
    Wearing those skirts you always hated
    Yeah, you're so sophisticated

    But I bet you when you drink too much
    I bet you think 'bout back when
    I really hope you're happy now
    I'm really glad I knew you then

    No matter where I go, no matter what I do
    I'll never be twenty-three with anyone but you
    You can marry who you want
    Go back to Tennessee
    But you'll never be twenty-three with anyone but me
    We'll always have Folly beach
    We'll always have Delta nights
    We'll always be in-between real love and real life, yeah

    You'll always have your first last name
    Standing in that July rain
    Telling me your mind is changed
    But in my mind you're still the same

    Long blond hair (long blond hair)
    You'll always be Memphis queen (Memphis queen)
    You'll always be my first time (my first time) in New Orleans (yeah yeah)

    No matter where I go, no matter what I do
    I'll never be twenty-three with anyone but you (anyone but you)
    You can marry who you want
    Go back to Tennessee (yeah)
    But you'll never be twenty-three with anyone but me Writer/s: Christopher Michael LaCorte, Joshua Shaun Osborne, Sam Lawry Hunt, Shane Lamar McAnally
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 1

  • David Owen from Greenville ScI would just like to point out while a lot of people think Sam Hunt is talking about Folly Beach .... A famous Beach in Charleston South Carolina this is not the case. ANYONE who's been there would pronounce it correctly as it's spelled. He clearly says Foley Beach. Foley is a beach near mobile Alabama, which would make more sense since he also refers to New Orleans, and Delta nights. Assuming Delta means the vast area around The Mississippi River, this would make sense because Foley Beach Alabama is not that far off compared to FOlly Beach SC. Just thought I'd point that out.
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