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Backwoods Barbie
by Dolly Parton



I grew up poor and ragged, just a simple country girl,
I wanted to be pretty, more than anything in the world,
Like Barbie or the models in the Fredricks' catalog,
From rags to wishes in my dreams, I could have it all.

I'm just a backwoods Barbie, too much makeup, too much hair
Don't be fooled by thinkin' , that the goods are not all there
Don't let these false eyelashes, lead you to believe that
I'm as shallow as I look, 'cause I run true and deep.

I've always been misunderstood because of how I look
Don't judge me by the cover 'cause I'm a real good book
So read into it what you will but see me as I am
The way I look is just a country girl's idea of glam.

I'm just a backwoods Barbie, in a push-up bra and heels
I might look artificial, but where it counts I'm real
And I'm all dolled up and hopin', for a chance to prove my worth
And even backwoods Barbie's, get their feelings hurt.

I’m just a backwoods Barbie, too much makeup, too much hair,
Don't be fooled by thinkin' , that the goods are not all there,
Yes, I can see where I could be, Misjudged upon first glance,
But even backwoods Barbie's, Deserve a second chance.

I'm just a backwoods Barbie, just asking for a chance,
Just a backwoods Barbie!
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Lyrics submitted by Debby.