"My Sweet Annette" as written by and Earl Hicks Patterson Hood....
(Me and my Annette, we was as fond as we could be
We was set to marry in October thirty three
I set my sights on courting her, as fine as she could be
I never even noticed her best friend Marilee
Took a job at the saw mill and I bought my girl a ring
Had a pre wedding party, close friends and family
Everything was fine, eating homemade ice cream
I swear I never noticed maid of honor, Marilee
My Sweet Annette was left standing at the alter.

Marilee was taken ill, it was several miles from home
Back then it wasn't fitting for a girl to leave alone
Sweet Annette, she asked me to walk her to the door
As innocent as children back before the war
My Sweet Annette was left standing at the alter.

Lord have mercy for what we done, Lord have mercy when to people get alone
Neither one of us had done anything like that you see
By the next sunset, I had eloped with Marilee,

My Sweet Annette was left standing at the alter.

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    General CommentNo comments?? This is one of the great classic Trucker tracks.
    oldgirlon January 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmy favorite song---what got me into DBT
    sounds so beautiful but when you really listen to the lyrics you realize the groom has run out on his wife with her bestfriend
    kendalmbon December 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song, like the whole album, is absolutely fantastic
    themadhatter73on April 08, 2011   Link

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