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Can You Take It Lyrics

"Can You Take It" was written by Mellencamp, John.
"Can You Take It" was written by Mellencamp, John.

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I was courting a Southern belle
Her daddy was a rich 'un too
Sports car outside her door
She was pretty good looking too

Call me up, want me to come over
When the servants are all in bed
And she said, "Daddy's on a flight tonight
Does that put any ideas in your head?"

I say to her

Take it all the way
Can you really take it all the way down?
Can you really take it all the way?
Down, down, down
Down, down, down

So watch a little TV
I drink up the family wine
She said, "You're such a snake in the grass, boy
But tonight, you're mine"

"Wait a minute, wait a minute, baby
Are you tryin' to make a fool out of me?"
She said, "I've seen men like you before
I've got a long family tree"

And she said to me

Take it all the way
Can you really take it all the way down?
Can you really take it all the way?
Down, down, down

Even a fool like me can be the loving kind
Even a fool like me can be the loving, loving kind

Take it all the way
Can you really take it all the way down?
Can you really take it all the way?
Down, down, down

Take it all the way
Can you really take it all the way down?
Can you really take it all the way?
Down, down, down

Songwriters
MELLENCAMP, JOHN

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