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VERSE 1:
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I was lousy at math, a failed historian
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Carlene was the valedictorian
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I was the quarterback in the back of class
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She was the whiz kid in horned rim glasses
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It's been a long time since I've been around
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Since I stepped foot on my old stomping ground
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I ended up by the old school yard
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And this red head pulls up in a blue sports car
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And says, "I bet you don't remember, I guess it's been forever."
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It took a second to put it all together and I said...
CHOURUS:
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Ooh la la la la la
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Looking good Carlene
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Woh my my my my my
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Times been good to you
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If you know what I mean
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Girl you glitter like Hollywood
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Good gosh Carlene
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You sure are lookin good
VERSE 2:
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She said, "Hop in let's go for a spin
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Tell me whatcha been doing boy and where you been"
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I said, "I write songs, you probably didn't know, but I
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Finally got a couple out on country radio"
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She said, "What a switch, ain't life funny, I've got a
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Ph.D now I'm modeling for money."
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Imagine little miss 4 point 0 just
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Smiling for the camera on the cover of Vogue
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I said, "You've come a long way since graduation, let me say without
reservation
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You've surpassed everyone's expectations"
Pre-Chourus:
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I said, "I hope to see you again someday"
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She said, "Another ten years is too long to wait
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Pick me up at my momma's at eight"
I said...
CHORUS