Back Up Grinnin' Again

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Kathy Mattea

Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea (pronounced ma-TAY-a) (born June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, West Virginia) is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic and traditional country sounds to her music. Active since 1983 as a recording artist, she has recorded seve… more »

There's a little love left in my heart 
And it's lookin' for a place to go
It's a strong love, it's a sole survivor 
Of the times I've been laid low
It's been turned down, cheated upon
Made a fool of now and then
But every time a little more loves comes knockin'
It's back up grinnin' again 
Back up grinnin' again 
Down for the count determined to win
I've seen enough heartache to break a man
But I'm back up grinnin' again 
There's a glimmer of hope in your eye
Shinin' through a rainy day
Had a good love go bad on you baby
And it turned your blue eyes gray
 Between us both we've cried enough tears 
To rain for days on end
But if we get together we could change the weather 
And come up grinnin' again 
Back up grinnin' again 
Down for the count determined to win
I've seen enough heartache to break a man
But I'm back up grinnin' again 
There's a little love left in our hearts 
And I bet a dollar tonight
A whole lotta happy's gonna come our way
When we turn out the light 
We're a strong love, we're soul survivors 
And we get it right now and then
So let's make a little more love to be sure
We get back up grinnin' again

Written by: DAVID A. GOODMAN

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