Don't Mess Up a Good Thing

by Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn (née Webb; born on April 14, 1932) is an American country-music singer-songwriter and author. Born in Butcher Hollow, near Paintsville, Kentucky, USA, to a coal-miner father. At the age of 14 she married, and soon she became pregnant. She moved to Washington state with her husband, Ol…




Good thing, good thing, good thing, good thing)

Well you been cheatin' on me big day you know I know it's true
But there ain't nobody in the whole wide world could love you like I do
Don't be no fool (don't you be no fool) don't be no fool (don't you be no fool)
You gonna keep on foolin' around now baby you gonna mess up a good thing
You gonna mess up a good thing

Now I might have been cheated just a little bit baby like all the others do
Oh but when I get my paycheck mama I bring it on home to you
Don't be no fool...

(Good thing good thing good thing good thing)

They tell me you got a nighttime lover a livin' away cross town
And there'd gonna be but a little while baby before you cut me down
Don't be no fool...

Now don't you come sneakin' across town baby to catch me a doin' you wrong
'Cause you know everybody's jealous baby we got a thing goin' on
Don't you be no fool...
(Good thing good thing good thing good thing)

Written by: OLIVER, JR SAIN

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