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Ashland City

Well I don't know how I found her
Love works in mysterious ways
I could hardly afford a cup of coffee back then
Weren't exactly me Saturdays
She knew I was just pretending
To be some kind of big shot
It took her two hours to tell a little something about herself
And that's when my heart stopped

'Cause she was just enough Ashland City
To wanna watch the sun go down
She was just enough small town girl
To cook my supper in an evening gown
But Lord didn't she look pretty
Doing that shake and bake
She was just enough Ashland City
And buddy that's about all it takes

A week later we got married
I was going to show her the world
'Cause I was Mr. Sophisticated
And she was just a country girl
She wound up showing me everything
I'd ever been dreamin' of
Well I might have known the way to San Jose
But I didn't know a thing about love

But she was just enough Ashland City
To wanna put that tube top down
And take a skinny dip in that old gravel pit
About twenty miles outta town
But Lord didn't she look pretty
Slipping out of those bellbottom old jeans
She was just enough Ashland City
And that's more than I'd ever seen

That was fifteen years ago
Nothing much has changed
I still try to play the big shot
Yes and she still dresses strange
She still has a hard time telling you about herself
So let me tell you a little
About this woman I love
'Cause buddy she is something else

'Cause she was just enough Ashland City
To wanna watch the sun go down
Just enough small town shy
To keep this old boy hangin' around

Lord didn't she look pretty
In an evening gown or jeans
Well she's just enough Ashland City
And that's just enough woman for me