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You might not ever get rich but let me tell ya it's better than digging a ditch
There ain't no telling who you might meet, a movie star or maybe even an Indian chief
Workin' at the car wash
Workin' at the car wash, yeah (Car wash girl)
Come on and sing it with me, car wash
Sing it with the feelin' ya'all, car wash, yeah (Car wash girl)

Come some of the work gets kinda hard
This ain't no place to be if you planned on bein' a star
Let me tell you it's always cool and the boss don't mind sometimes if you act the fool
At the car wash
Talking about the car wash, yeah (Car wash girl)
Come on, ya'all and sing it for me, car wash
Car wash, yeah (Car wash girl)

(Work and work) Well, those cars never seem to stop coming
(Work and work) Keep those rags and machines humming
(Work and work) My fingers to the bone
(Work) People can't wait till it's time to go home

(Hey, get your car washed today)
Fill up and you don't have to pay
Come on and give us a play
(Do the wash, right away)
(The car wash) Talkin' 'bout the car wash, car wash, yeah (Car wash girl)
Come on, ya'all, let's sing it with me, car wash
Sing it with feelin' ya'all, car wash, yeah (Car wash girl)

(Car wash) All the cars never seem to stop comin' is what I say
(Car wash girl) Keep those rags and machines humming
(Car wash) Let me tell you, it's always cool
(Car wash girl) And the boss don't mind sometimes if you act the fool



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    I think it means that they are doing really hard labor washing the cars but really are just doing it for the money! They are saying its better washing the cars than not doing anything! I also think they are saying that if you want to be rich or famous or anything high up there then car washing is definetly not the job for you! I think that they are sort of enjoying it but they really wanted a better job but they would rather do that than "digging a ditch"! I think that they would not recommend to someone like me who has an agent and is trying to get acting jobs and everything! That is my meaning of the song but i dont know because most likely other people will probaly have a different meaning! I mean i am only 11 so maybe a 19 year old will have a contrasting meaning with mine!

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