Anni Lichty

Anni Lichty

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I'm just a songwriter who refuses to give up on the dream!

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Jersey Girl

Written By: Anni Lichty

Jersey Girl
© 2006 lyric & melody by Anni Lichty

She was scheduled to arrive on the 5th of July
She had a mind of her own 'fore she had her first cry
Graced this world with her presence seven days late
It was love at first sight – her dad was wrapped around her finger
Grandpa just smiled and said yep, she’s a keeper
Mama held her close said girl, you were worth the wait
Jersey got here not a hurry in the world and it was perfectly clear
They’d spend the next twenty-somethin’ years waitin’ on Jersey girl

Jersey takes it easy ‘cause that girl learned she could take her own sweet time
If she could keep the little boys taking their turn saving her a place at the front of the line
She’s got a sense of timing that couldn’t be beat - always the last to arrive with a front row seat
She keeps everyone in her little world waitin’ on Jersey Girl

Mama said Jersey don’t make people wait
Jersey said mom it’s called fashionably late
She never wore a watch – said time was always on her side
Jersey didn’t drive ‘til she was nineteen
Ask her why – she’ll say she just didn’t see the need
When the guys were always waiting around just to give her a ride
She’s got no fear – not a worry in the world and it’s perfectly clear
Why everybody ‘round here loves waitin’ on Jersey girl

Jersey takes it easy ‘cause that girl learned she could take your own sweet time
As long as she could keep the boys taking their turn saving her a place at the front of the line
She’s got a sense of timing that couldn’t be beat - always the last to arrive with a front row seat
She keeps everyone in her little world waitin’ on Jersey Girl

Brought a boy home from college – had a ring on her hand
Her dad said son you sure that you understand
Exactly what it is you’re getting yourself into
He said I know you’ve got your doubts sir but take it from me
I can’t live without her she’s all that I need
So tell me just exactly what it is that I’ve got to do
To spend the rest – the best of my years waitin’ on Jersey Girl

He said Jersey takes it easy, Jersey takes it slow, Jersey takes her own sweet time
Well I’m gonna be the one from now on saving her a place at the front of the line
She’s got a sense of timing that couldn’t be beat - she stole my heart and knocked me off of my feet
Gotta be a part of her world – gotta make her my Jersey Girl
I’m gonna be a part of her world – gonna make her my Jersey Girl

She was scheduled to arrive the last day of the year
Had a mind of her own before she cried her first tear
Graced this world with her presence seven days late

Contact:
Anni Lichty P.O. Box 492 Williamsburg, IA 52361
Ph 319-930-0748 alichty@aswmusic.com
www.aswmusic.com

It's A Texas Thang

Written By: Anni Lichty

It’s A Texas Thang
© 2006 lyrics & melody by Anni Lichty

It’s a Texas thang – let me explain
It’s “ya’ll come back” and “hug my neck” and all kinds of slang
It’s a nod and wave for the local folks - for strangers just the same
It’s prayin’ for your neighbor and it’s prayin’ for rain
It’s a Texas thang

It’s a Texas thang – and it’s in our veins
It’s the sweet lullaby of a pump jack hummin’ out some Texas T
It’s Friday nights underneath the lights of a hometown football game
It’s barefoot down a red dirt road for mesquite tree ballet
It’s a Texas thang

It’s a Texas thang – nothin’ quite the same
It’s a jackrabbit chewin’ at a prickly pear on the South Texas Plains
It’s peppers on the bottom and peppers on the top and peppers in between
It’s 600 miles of the Gulf Coast Line like you ain’t never seen
It’s a Texas thang

It’s a Texas thang – our claim to fame
It’s the prairies and the lakes and rattlesnakes and longhorns out to graze
It’s a cowboy stringing up a barbed wire fence to a cricket serenade
It’s a picture perfect windmill with the western sky ablaze
It’s a Texas thang

It’s a Texas thang – and it’s quite a scene
It’s the wildflowers, cedar and the cypress trees that the Hill Country brings
It’s the smell of the East Texas Piney Woods after showers in the spring
It’s overalls dancing on a clothes line and a tire for a swing
It’s a Texas thang

It’s a Texas thang – with a Southern twang
It’s mustard potato salad and barbeque sauce on everything
It’s a John Deere tractor in a cotton field where Panhandle ain’t a dirty name
It’s a devil of a wind through the Big Bend that turns the sky to clay
It’s a Texas thang

It’s a Texas thang – where the Lone Star waves
It’s been said that some out-class us – it’s been said by folks we’re plain
Well they can just kiss the fork of our Brazos ‘cause we don’t give a dang
It’s a state of mind that ain’t never gonna change
It’s a Texas thang

I was born free by the luck of the draw
Born Texan by the grace of God

Contact:
Anni Lichty P.O. Box 492 Williamsburg, IA 52361
Ph 319-930-0748 alichty@aswmusic.com
www.aswmusic.com