Strawberry Wine Lyrics

Deana Carter


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Matraca Maria Berg, Gary Stefan Harrison
album: Track 1 in album Did I Shave My Legs for This?
release date: 1996-9-3
popularity : 1183 users have visited this page.
length: 4:52

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He was working through college on my grandpa's farm
I was thirsting for knowledge and he had a car
I was caught somewhere between a woman and a child
When one restless summer we found love growing wild
On the banks of the river on a well beaten path
It's funny how those memories they last
Like strawberry wine and seventeen
The hot July moon saw everything
My first taste of love was bittersweet
Green on the vine
Like strawberry wine

I still remember when thirty was old
And my biggest fear was September when he had to go
A few cards and letters and one long distance call
We drifted away like the leaves in the fall
But year after year I come back to this place
Just to remember the taste
Of strawberry wine and seventeen
The hot July moon saw everything
My first taste of love was bittersweet
Green on the vine
Like strawberry wine

The fields have grown over now
Years since they've seen the plow
There's nothing time hasn't touched
Is it really him or the loss of my innocence
I've been missing so much

Like strawberry wine and seventeen
The hot July moon saw everything
My first taste of love was bittersweet
Green on the vine
Like strawberry wine
Strawberry wine
Strawberry wine

Thanks to Lesley for the correction

Track Listing

  • 1 I've Loved Enough to Know
  • 2 We Danced Anyway
  • 3 Count Me In
  • 4 If This Is Love
  • 5 Love Ain't Worth Making
  • 6 Before We Ever Heard Goodbye
  • 7 How Do I Get There
  • 8 Strawberry Wine
  • 9 That's How You Know It's Love
  • 10 Did I Shave My Legs for This?
  • 11 To the Other Side