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Don't Take the Girl by Tim McGraw...

Who is this song about? I love it, it makes me cry but i'm trying to think is the girl, the little boys sister? I have 2 boys and a little girl....makes me realize how overprotective they will be of her. And how overprotective my big brothers were to me!


Asked by mamaada at 2:03 PM on Sep. 1, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • no, i've seen it always as a woman he falls in love with. b/c at the start of the song it states something like she showed up at the gate...than later they are on a date...than later married...i'll find the words..

    Answer by vabchmommy at 2:14 PM on Sep. 1, 2009

  • Johnny's daddy was taking him fishin'
    When he was eight years old
    A little girl came through the front gate holdin' a fishing pole
    His dad looked down and smiled, said we can't leave her behind
    Son I know you don't want her to go but someday you'll change your mind
    And Johnny said "Take Jimmy Johnson, take Tommy Thompson, take my best friend Bo
    Take anybody that you want as long as she don't go
    Take any boy in the world
    Daddy please don't take the girl

    Same old boy
    Same sweet girl
    Ten years down the road
    He held her tight and kissed her lips
    In front of the picture show
    Stranger came and pulled a gun
    Grabbed her by the arm said "If you do what I tell you to, there won't be any harm"
    And Johnny said "Take my money, take my wallet, take my credit cards
    Here's the watch that my grandpa gave me
    Here's the key to my car
    Mister give it a whirl
    But please don't take t

    Answer by vabchmommy at 2:15 PM on Sep. 1, 2009

  • Same old boy
    Same sweet girl
    Five years down the road
    There's going to be a little one and she says it's time to go
    Doctor says the baby's fine but you'll have to leave
    'Cause his momma's fading fast and Johnny hit his knees and there he prayed
    Take the very breath you gave me
    Take the heart from my chest
    I'll gladly take her place if you'll let me
    Make this my last request
    Take me out of this world
    God, please don't take the girl

    Johnny's daddy
    Was taking him fishin'
    When he was eight years old

    Answer by vabchmommy at 2:16 PM on Sep. 1, 2009

  • the main thing for me is the video and the kissed her on the lips line

    Answer by vabchmommy at 2:16 PM on Sep. 1, 2009

  • The song is about a boy and girl who grew up together. The beginning of the song, the boys dad is taking him fishing and the little girl shows up with a fishing pole. The boys dad says they can't leave her behind, the boy says take any boy in the world, but don't take the girl. Then flash forward to their teen years, they are on a date and a man comes and grabs the girl to rob them. The boy tell him to take his wallet, his watch his car "but please don't take the girl." Then they are married and having baby. They go to the hospital and the Dr says the girl is dying after childbirth. The man begs God to take his life instead but "please don't take the girl" I love this song too!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:18 PM on Sep. 1, 2009

  • It's his childhood sweet heart. They date through high school, get married, and at the end she's in labor and about to die and he prays to God one last time to not take her and to take him instead.

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 2:46 PM on Sep. 1, 2009