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I'm My Own Grandpa


by Guy Clark. Buy album CD: Workbench Songs


Now many many years ago when I was twenty-three
I was married to a widow who was pretty as can be
This widow had a grown-up daughter who had hair of red
My father fell in love with her and soon they too were wed

Oh I'm my own grandpa
I'm my own granpa
It sounds funny I know,
But it really is so
Oh I'm my own grandpa

This made my dad my son-in-law and changed my very life
My daughter was my mother 'cause she was my father's wife
To complicate the matter even though it brought me joy
I soon became the father of a bouncing baby boy

My little baby then became a brother-in-law to Dad
And so became my uncle, though it made me very sad
For if he was my uncle, then that also made him br'ther
Of the widow's grown-up daughter who was also my stepmother

Father's wife then had a son who kept them on the run
And he became my grandchild, for he was my daughter's son
My wife is now my mother's mother and it makes me blue
Because altho' she is my wife, she's my grandmother too

Now if my wife is my grandmother, then I'm her grandchild
And every time I think of it, it nearly drives me wild
For now I have become the strangest case I ever saw
As husband of my grandmother, I am my own grandpa



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Album: Workbench Songs (2006) Lyrics
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  1. Always
  2. Anniversary Song
  3. Bell Bottom Trousers
  4. Boo Hoo
  5. By A Waterfall
  6. By The River Sainte Marie
  7. Cottage For Sale
  8. Don't Blame Me
  9. Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)
  10. Give Me The Moon Over Brooklyn
  11. Good Night Sweetheart
  12. I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
  13. I'm My Own Grandpa
  14. Intermezzo (Souvenir De Vienne)
  15. It's Love-Love-Love
  16. Managua, Nicaragua
  17. Out In The Parking Lot
  18. Penny Serenade
  19. Red Roses For A Blue Lady
  20. Red Sails In The Sunset
  21. Seems Like Old Times
  22. Stars Fell On Alabama
  23. The Third Man Theme
  24. Ti-Pi-Tin
  25. We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye
  26. You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)
  27. You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
  28. Walkin' Man
  29. Magdalene
  30. Tornado Time In Texas
  31. Funny Bone
  32. Expose
  33. Out In The Parkin' Lot
  34. No Lonesome Tune
  35. Cinco De Mayo In Memphis
  36. Analog Girl
  37. Worry B Gone
  38. Diamond Joe

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