Oh, someone taught
Your walls to talk
But if they ask me, I ain't heard a thing

Back to the wall
Back to the bar
Back to the drawing board
[X3]

Again

There was a snow storm in Jackson,
When you and I met,
At a club called Saint Sebastion's,
But the sign said something different.
I remember thinking that I didn't have a shot at Mississippi.
Television told us which roads they were closing.
"There goes the rap show."

Everybody knew you as the wife of a famous man.
Everybody who knew said, "There goes Dixon's girl again.
Even the walls all lean closer, when she plays the piano real slow."

Haven't met so many women in this business that I really like,
But you can hold a little liquor, you can hold the conversation
You can hold your own mic, and,
Even that night, I learned the truth about your man:
You've gotta be big to treat pretty girls bad.

And it's not much, but my money's on you
It's not much, but my money's on you
It's not much, but my money
Not much, but my money
Not much, but my money
My money's on you

Well I heard from the rest of the world, you're in trouble.
Bad news moves like fire that you fight on the phone.
And I'm too far away, my well-wishing can't touch it,
But I think of these things more than you might suppose.

Everybody wanna see you with your hair down,
Wanna hear you hit the high note.
Wanna know what they can get you for a little less, Girl.
I don't. I know.
I had the stones to fly. Had some hard goodbyes.
Call me up, late at night. Free drinks and bad advice.

And it's not much, but my money's on you
It's not much, but my money's on you
It's not much, but my money
Not much, but my money
Not much, but my money
My money's on you

Back to the wall
Back to the bar
Back to the drawing board
[X3]

And it's not much, but my money's on you.


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Dixon's Girl song meanings
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    General CommentAnyone know who this is about?
    Aherosxtrialon February 19, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionSounds like it's genuinely about a girl she met in a bar and apparently is in an abusive relationship.
    evilkittehon May 12, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationThe way I see it Dessa is talking about a friend of hers. She admires this girl, but even though everyone is cheering her and her music on to her face, they secretly talk about her abusive relationship behind her back. And because "you have to be big to treat pretty girls bad" Dessa's friend doesn't really stand a chance against this guy, so she say's "It's not much, but my money's on you" saying of course he's going to win if he beats on her. After this abuse Dessa's friend calls her up for "drinks and bad advice", but the girl cycle continues of her getting thrown against and "back to the wall" then going "back to the bar" and looking "back to the drawing board" to see what she can do with herself after.
    aweltyon May 15, 2012   Link

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