Barn Spoiled

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David Nelson Ostrosser

Story

If you're not a horse person, you might have to google this phrase. A horse that's « barn spoiled » is one that spontaneously starts trotting and wants to gallop as soon as he is turned back toward the barn during a trail ride. He wants to get back to his oats and nice brush down. A nice allegory for the fellow who wants to get straight back home after a day at work.


Lyrics

(chorus)
Barn Spoiled, can’t help what I do,
yes I’m
Barn Spoiled
Like a barn spoiled nag
I’m gallopin’ home to you Some folks hit the happy hour when the workin’ day is done
Have a few laughs and knock back a beer and a shot
But I can’t join ‘em when they tell me it’s time to have some fun
‘Cause you turn me toward home and I break into a trot

(chorus)

Some folks try to tell me yeah she’s got you on a string,
But they don’t know what’s waitin’ at home you see
Every time I hear that buzzer ring and I’m passing by the clock
Home corral’s already callin’ me

(chorus)

Well maybe it’s got something to do with the lady I’ve got waitin’
Waitin’ with a love that’s true and I ain’t hesitatin’
Or maybe it’s the clothes she wore
Last time she met me at the door
But I ain’t waitin’ anymore

(chorus)

Acoustic guitars, bass: René Gely
Dobro (resonator guitar): Chris Barclay
Violin: Michael Ball
Drums, Harmonica: DNO

 

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