"Achy Breaky Heart" as written by Donald L. Von Tress and Bjorn Terje Brathen....
You can tell the world you never was my girl
You can burn my clothes up when I'm gone
You can tell your friends just what a fool I've been
And laugh and joke about me on the phone
You can tell my arms go back to the farm
You can tell my feet to hit the floor
Or you can tell my lips to tell my fingertips
They won't be reaching out for you no more

But don't tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
I just don't think he'd understand
And if you tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
He might blow up and kill this man

You can tell your mom I moved to Arkansas
You can tell your dog to bite my leg
Or tell your brother Cliff whose fist can tell my lip
He never really liked me anyway

Or tell your Aunt Louise, tell anything you please
Myself already knows I'm not OK.
Or you can tell my eyes to watch out for my mind
It might be walking out on me today

But don't tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
I just don't think he'd understand
And if you tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
He might blow up and kill this man

Don't tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
I just don't think he'd understand
And if you tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
He might blow up and kill this man

Don't tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
I just don't think he'd understand
And if you tell my heart
My achy breaky heart
He might blow up and kill this man


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"Achy Breaky Heart" as written by Donald L. Von Tress

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  • +2
    General CommentAchy Breaky Heart is an awesome song. Billy Ray Cyrus is an awesome singer.
    Future_Country_Staron March 25, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentWell, back in my neck o' the woods, this is courtin' music. There is nothing better than firing up the old pickup truck and driving to the sticks with some BRC blaring out the Audiovox. I mean hell.. the first time I picked up cousin Earline, I do believe it was love at first sight. We drove down by the river, and she was all like "Play it again, JimmyBob" so I had to explain to her that this here tape would eventually wear out from overuse, and that if she wanted to hear it again she better be giving me some consideration as such. Well, on about the third go around she took off her top.. well, you can imagine what happened next. We ended up making sweet sweet love to the sounds of bullfrogs and coal miners. It was beautiful.. and now every year we celebrate our child Kleenex's birthday she claps along with her crab-like mitts and if the sun is right you can't hardly notice her one good eye staring off into the distance while the lazy one glares blindly at our NASCAR clock that overhangs the kitchen.
    Stankpeteron April 27, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHey! I like this song!! :)
    evil_llama08on June 16, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSIlly song...but it remings of that South Park episode...and it makes this song funny
    Radlumon December 15, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDon't play that song, that Achy Breaky Song.
    The most annoying song I know.
    And if you play that song, that Achy Breaky Song,
    I might blow up my radio!
    Warren67on September 27, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentokay? this song was #1 on the charts so he must have done something right....think bout it
    rain-dropson April 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song sucks, but judge the man over it. Billy Ray is an awesome singer.
    beau99on October 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm from KY, and this is an insult....LOL
    rockerpoeton December 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLOL!
    yeah this is funny ..
    maybe people were into this kinda music when it came out!
    and now .. they're clearly not!
    i don't love the song but it's kinda catchy hehe
    sierra.ason April 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think he's telling the world to not share a secret, possibly young son left behind being raised by another man. That if the son grew to know the truth that the son would be
    Anonuson March 25, 2018   Link

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