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I'm praying for a rain in California
So the grapes can grow and they can make more wine
And I'm sitting in a honky in Chicago
With a broken heart and a woman on my mind.

I'll ask the man behind the bar for the jukebox
And the music takes me back to Tennessee
And when they ask who's the fool in the corner, crying
I'll say, little old wine drinker, me.

I came here last week from down in Nashville
'Cause my baby left for Florida on a train
I thought I'd get a job and just forget her
But in Chicago a broken heary is still the same.

I'll ask the man behind the bar for the jukebox
And the music takes me back to Tennessee
And when they ask who's the fool in the corner, crying
I'll say, little old wine drinker, me...



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    UnregisteredDec 23, 2013 at 4:41 pm
    What it means is that he has been drinking, and after drinking he is beginning to miss his past lover that left him back when they lived in Tennessee. The men working the bar look over to see him crying in the corner of the bar and ask each other who it is, and he says "just little ole wine drinker me..."
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    UnregisteredSep 1, 2012 at 4:28 pm
    It mean he as got a bad ead cuz he drink two much wine an now he wonts to go home
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    UnregisteredMay 2, 2012 at 12:44 pm
    What a great song, only because dean sings it! What an incredible, rich luxurious voice. Like dark melting chocolate... Mmm... Chocolate. Gotta check the fridge :-)
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