Carolyn Lyrics

by Merle Haggard

Carolyn let me tell you what I've heard about a man today
He didn't come home from work and he went away
Till he came to a city, bright in the night time like day

There they say he met up with some women
Dressed in yellow and scarlet
That warm lips like a honeycomb dripped with honey
And somethin' about the smell of strange perfume
Made him feel warm and not alone

Yes Carolyn a man will do that sometimes on his own
And sometimes when he's lonely
And I believe a man might do that sometimes out of spite
But Carolyn a man will do that always
When he's treated bad at home

Yes Carolyn a man will do that sometimes on his own
And sometimes when he's lonely
And I believe that man might do that sometimes out of spite
But Carolyn a man will do that always
When he's treated bad at home