Chevy Van

Album: Sammy Johns (1973)
Charted: 5
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  • I gave a girl a ride in my wagon
    She crawled in and took control
    She was tired as her mind was a-draggin'
    I said get some sleep and dream of rock'n'roll

    'Cause like a princess she was laying there
    Moonlight dancing off her hair
    She woke up and took me by the hand
    She's gonna love me in my Chevy van and that's all right with me

    Her young face was like that of an angel
    Her long legs were tanned and brown
    Better keep your eyes on the road, son
    Better slow this vehicle down

    'Cause like a princess she was laying there
    Moonlight dancing off her hair
    She woke up and took me by the hand
    She's gonna love me in my Chevy van and that's all right with me

    I put her out in a town that was so small
    You could throw a rock from end to end
    A dirt road main street, she walked off in bare feet
    It's a shame I won't be passin' through again

    'Cause like a princess she was laying there
    Moonlight dancing off her hair
    She woke up and took me by the hand
    We made love in my Chevy van and that's all right with me

    'Cause like a princess she was laying there
    Moonlight dancing off her hair
    She woke up and took me by the hand
    We made love my in my Chevy van and that's all right with me

    'Cause like a princess she was laying there
    Moonlight dancing off her hair
    She woke up and took me by the hand Writer/s: Sammy Johns
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 5

  • Phil Fischer from BellevueSong has a special meaning for me too, I had a buddy that had an old 70s Chevy van and even though I grew up in the 80s in the 90s we still roll around in it all the time in the back roads of Alaska passing through many small towns and occasionally we would get lucky and score some weird girls of course their legs weren’t tanned and to be completely transparent they didn’t really look like a princess lying there in tree he back of the van but what the hell you’re 16 years old it was great. I think about those times when the song comes on the radio
  • David from Pascagoula, MississippiThis song is a very special song to me because quite simply, I lost my virginity to a woman almost twice my age, I was 18, she was 32, in my parents 1974 Chevy van. I bought this album the year it was released, parents bought the Van a year later, not having a clue that this song would end up being a reality for me in almost way, except I met her in a bar, and then took her for ride in my wagon. That night was 42 years ago, and I remember it like it was last night. I just wish I still had the Van!
  • Donnie from Sugarloaf Song about my youth
  • Mark from PhiladelphiaGreat song that for me really paints a picture of the 70's.
  • Tony from San DiegoWhat an unbelievably sexy song. The groove is so sultry. Sorry to hear of Sammy's passing.
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