Dont take the girl
Content[ edit ] The song tells the story of two young lovers dealing with difficult scenarios at three different stages in their lives. What is in the context Intercut with McGraw, performing in front of dark blue lights.
That is the first and most likely meaning but I have another that is not as caring but instead kind of conscientious reason. The two have since fallen in love and are now dating. Those are my 2 theme ideas.
I mean that is just common sense to begin with. Charts and certifications[ edit ] "Don't Take the Girl" debuted at number 17 on the U.
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When we grow up in adolescence we believe that we can bribe or offer material objects to get what we want keys,wallet and watch for his girls safety. This was his family so he had the only power to know what to do. At this point, Johnny and the girl are now presumably married and expecting their first child, and the girl is eventually rushed to the hospital to have her baby delivered. We have to strength to not ask things for ourselves or bribe, but the strength to sacrifice ourselves for the ones we care about. That is the first and most likely meaning but I have another that is not as caring but instead kind of conscientious reason. Critical reception[ edit ] Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that the song has the listeners "crying in their beer in the dancehalls down in Texas. And finally as we mature to the point when we have families. Johnny surrenders his money, wallet, credit cards, a watch that his grandfather gave him, and even his car keys so that the girl would be safe in the music video, the crook's seen running away with only the wallet. As Johnny and his girlfriend are on a date at the "picture show" i. The music video shows that Johnny's wife does indeed survive as she is seen in the last scene running to meet Johnny and his little boy with a picnic basket. The song ends with a repeat of the song's opening line: "Johnny's daddy was taking him fishin' when he was eight years old".
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