The Old Me
words and music by Jackson Rohm

My little girl's been wearing me out
Doing her best to break me down
I've been under her thumb each and every day
No more Sunday football
No more draft beer and pool halls
Now I'm going to the opera and the ballet

I ain't that sophisticated
That's how it's always gonna be
And I don't wanna be domesticated
That's just not me

And there's nowhere to meet in the middle
So I'm showing myself to the door
And I know I might miss her just a little
But I miss the old me a whole lot more

I used to play golf most weekends
Now I barely even see my old friends
When she's got plans she's gonna get her way
Charity balls and dinner parties
Debutantes and high class soirees
I just ain't much for caviar and champagne

It's a no win situation
I'm sick and tired of this scene
So you can have my resignation
If you know what I mean

And there's nowhere to meet in the middle
So I'm showing myself to the door
And I know I might miss her just a little
But I miss the old me a whole lot more

I'm shrugging off this suit and necktie
See you later, so long, goodbye
I'm putting on my favorite blue jeans
Meeting the boys in New Orleans

I ain't that sophisticated
That's how it's always gonna be
And I don't wanna be domesticated
That's just not me

And there's nowhere to meet in the middle
So I'm showing myself to the door
And I know I might miss her just a little
But I miss the old me a whole lot more