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Loretta Lynn - The Pill

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Uploaded on Aug 22, 2008

Loretta Lynn singing her (at the time) controversial classic - The Pill. The song made its initial album appearance on her 1975 LP called 'Back to the Country.

It was on several other albums over the years, including a 1994 Geffen Label compilation album entitled 'Honky Tonk Girl: The Loretta Lynn Collection'. The more recent 2005 compilation CD ... 'The Definitive Collection: Loretta Lynn' ... from the MCA Nashville Label (UMG Recordings, Inc) also contained this memorable 1970s groundbreaking number.

The song peaked at # 5 on the Billboard Country charts in 1975.

The music and the lyrics are provided for entertainment and educational purposes only.

The Pill

You wined me and dined me
When I was your girl
Promised if I'd be your wife
You'd show me the world
But all I've seen of this old world
Is a bed and a doctor bill
I'm tearin' down your brooder house
'Cause now I've got the pill

All these years I've stayed at home
While you had all your fun
And every year thats gone by
Another babys come
There's a gonna be some changes made
Right here on nursery hill
You've set this chicken your last time
'Cause now I've got the pill

This old maternity dress I've got
Is goin' in the garbage
The clothes I'm wearin' from now on
Won't take up so much yardage

Miniskirts, hot pants and a few little fancy frills
Yeah I'm makin' up for all those years
Since I've got the pill

I'm tired of all your crowin'
How you and your hens play
While holdin' a couple in my arms
Another's on the way
This chicken's done tore up her nest
And I'm ready to make a deal
And ya can't afford to turn it down
'Cause you know I've got the pill

This incubator is overused
Because you've kept it filled
The feelin' good comes easy now
Since I've got the pill

It's gettin' dark it's roostin' time
Tonight's too good to be real
Oh but daddy don't you worry none
'Cause mama's got the pill

Oh daddy don't you worry none
'Cause mama's got the pill

Written by T. D. Bayless

Video created Aug 22/2008 by MisterCanning.

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