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You said the way my blue eyes shined,
Put those Georgia stars to shame that night
I said "That's a lie"

Just a boy in a Chevy truck,
That had a tendency of gettin' stuck,
On back roads at night
And I was right there beside him all summer long
And then the time we woke up to find that summer gone

But when you think Tim McGraw,
I hope you think my favorite song
The one we danced to all night long
The moon like a spotlight on the lake

When you think happiness,
I hope you think that little black dress
Think of my head on your chest,
And my old faded blue jeans

When you think Tim McGraw,
I hope you think of me

September saw a month of tears,
And thankin' God that you weren't here,
To see me like that
But in a box beneath my bed
Is a letter that you never read
From three summers back
It's hard not to find it all a little
Bitter sweet
And lookin' back on all of that, it's nice to believe

When you think Tim McGraw,
I hope you think my favorite song
The one we danced to all night long
The moon like a spotlight on the lake

When you think happiness,
I hope you think that little black dress
Think of my head on your chest,
And my old faded blue jeans
When you think Tim McGraw,
I hope you think of me

And I'm back for the first time since then
I'm standin' on your street,
And there's a letter left on your doorstep,
And the first thing that you'll read

Is when you think Tim McGraw
I hope you think my favorite song
Someday you'll turn your radio on,
I hope it takes you back to that place
When you think happiness,
I hope you think that little black dress
Think of my head on your chest
And my old faded blue jeans
When you think Tim McGraw
I hope you think of me

Oh, think of me,
Hmm
Hmm

He said the way my blue eyes shined,
Put those Georgia stars to shame that night
I said "That's a lie"



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  • captain_carroll
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    captain_carrollJun 26, 2008 at 5:21 pm
    I think this song is about a girl (Taylor) who goes somewhere for a summer, like a vacation, and she meets a boy and falls in love with him. But then she has to go back to where she really lives and the boy can't go with her, and she's sad. Sh'es thinking of moving on because she can't see the boy, but she loves him to much. At the end of the song it says, "And I'm back for the first time since then". I think that means she's finally back at the boys house, but she thinks he has a new girlfriend so she doesn't want to talk to him. So all she does is leave a letter on his doorstep reminding him of that summer and promising him that even if both of them move on and fall in love with other people, she's still always ggoing to remember him and love him.
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    lauren_williams89Jul 20, 2008 at 11:32 pm
    can't tell me nothin'

    it's in the lyrics book with the cd
    they're in capital letters while the others are in lower case
    it's what taylor thinks the song means
  • s
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    SaumyatherockstarJan 22, 2012 at 3:08 pm
    @captain carroll, really you have written the best meaning, so nice.
    I couldn't understand its meaning if you have not written its meaning.
    So nice!!
  • t
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    taylorswifts1fanFeb 4, 2009 at 8:12 pm
    this song is amazing i love taylor swit SHE IS AMAZING EVERYONE LIKES HER!! AND I FIND SHE IS VERY PRITTY
  • d
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    damsuyDec 20, 2008 at 9:45 pm
    It's an awesome song.

    It's just sad that the boy and the girl were victims of distance. It's so hard to be away with your special one.

    But if I were the boy, I would have fought for my girl. It's a sad part when the boy has given up and turned to someone else so late when the girl returned only to find out she's out of his life (more or less). :c

    But then, since she loves him still so much, she will never forget him as long as the stars shines at night and her blue eyes glistens with tears which are supposedly outburst of love remind her of him.

    The boy is too weak,that he haven't even read her letter. Or should I say he's a coward...Hope he also remembers the girl.

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