It started way back in third grade
I used to sit beside Emmylou Hayes
A pink dress, a matching bow in her ponytail
She kissed me on the school bus but told me not to tell
Next day I chased her 'round the playground
'Cross the monkey bars to the merry-go-round
And Emmylou got caught passing me a note
Before the teacher took it I read what she wrote

"Do you love me? Do you wanna be my friend?
And if you do
Well then don't be afraid to take me by the hand
If you want to
I think this is how love goes
Check yes or no"

Now we're grown up and she's my wife
Still like two kids with stars in our eyes
Ain't much changed, I still chase Emmylou
Up and down the hall, around the bed in our room

Last night I took her out in a white limousine
Twenty years together she still gets to me
Can't believe it's been that long ago
When we got started with just a little note

"Do you love me? Do you wanna be my friend?
And if you do
Well then don't be afraid to take me by the hand
If you want to
I think this is how love goes
Check yes or no"

"Do you love me? Do you wanna be my friend?
And if you do
Well then don't be afraid to take me by the hand
If you want to
I think this is how love goes
Check yes or no"

Check yes or no
Check yes or no
Check yes or no
Check yes or no


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  • +1
    General Comment

    This song is obviously about a married couple who first met in elementary school. It's so cute, that they still have the passion they first did in school when they met for eachother. Very good song!

    inactiveoffenseson October 29, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Cutest song ever! The meaning is pretty self explanatory. It starts out as just a little crush and as they get older their relationship turns into something bigger, and in the end they get married. Aw.

    taylorkashon June 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I think this song is sweet...it means alot...my gf loves it too THis is our song

    bluerocketon November 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This is a great older song. I remember it coming out when I was the age of the children in the song! Now, hearing it as a young adult, it makes me wish that someday my husband will be that crazy about me and chase me playfully around the house! I love the story of a relationship that maintains the childlike spirit of fun and interest.

    goddesscarolineon October 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    adorable..simply adorable..haaa

    jamiexxxxon January 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This is so cute. I love it! Kids like each other, grow up and get married.

    Aww, way adorable!

    Starstruck11on February 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    what a beautiful story.

    ilovegingerboyson March 22, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    A simple yes of no would suffice in this case

    Blackrosebeauty80on March 20, 2020   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretation

    It started back in third grade when she had a crush and wrote a note. The teacher took it but someone else did read it first. Her best friend. Then years later they find each other again and she writes another note directly to him on the hood of his truck at her sisters.

    NancyEave8on June 10, 2023   Link

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