D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Album: D-I-V-O-R-C-E (1968)
Charted: 12 63
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  • Our little boy is four years old and quite a little man
    So we spell out the words we don't want him to understand
    Like T-O-Y or maybe S-U-R-P-R-I-S-E
    But the words we're hiding from him now
    Tears the heart right out of me.

    Our D-I-V-O-R-C-E becomes final today
    Me and little J-O-E will be goin' away
    I love you both and it will be pure H-E double L for me
    Oh, I wish that we could stop this D-I-V-O-R-C-E.

    Watch him smile, he thinks it Christmas
    Or his fifth birthday
    And he thinks C-U-S-T-O-D-Y spells fun or play
    I spell out all the hurtin' words
    And turn my head when I speak
    'Cause I can't spell away this hurt
    That's drippin' down my cheek.

    Our D-I-V-O-R-C-E becomes final today
    Me and little J-O-E will be goin' away
    I love you both and it will be pure H-E double L for me
    Oh, I wish that we could stop this D-I-V-O-R-C-E. Writer/s: Bobby Braddock, Curly Putman
    Publisher: Capitol CMG Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Bill From Wisconsin from WiTammy is. Nothing against Loretta, but she has nothing to top this song and "Apartment No. 9."
  • Brenda from Ocala, FlI've always thought Loretta Lynn was the First Lady of Country Music.
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