Life Is Good Today – MMMM

by Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) on June 6, 2011 · 41 comments

in Monday Hops,Monday's Music Moves Me,Music Monday

Why must the weekends fly by so fast?  Oh, that’s right – time does fly when you’re having fun…or you’re really busy.  This weekend sort of went by in a blur, we’re up to our eyeballs with something I’m unable to blog about – but it’s a great something, and hopefully I’ll be able to fill you in on the awesomeness when the time comes.  For now, I’ll just have to be a tease.

Since it is Monday, and it happens to be a freebie week – and since I did music overload on you last week, I’ll keep it simple this week with only one song that always gets my toes tapping and is continuing the summer theme we started last week:

Toes Lyrics
Zac Brown Band

I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand
Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand
Life is good today, life is good today

Well, the plane touched down just about three o’clock
And the city’s still on my mind
Bikinis and palm trees danced in my head
I was still in the baggage line

Concrete and cars are their own prison bars
Like this life I’m living in
But the plane brought me farther, I’m surrounded by water
And I’m not going back again

I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand
Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand
Life is good today, life is good today

Adios and vaya con Dios
Yeah, I’m leaving GA
And if it weren’t for tequila and pretty senoritas
I’d have no reason to stay

Adios and vaya con Dios
Yeah, I’m leaving GA
Gonna lay in the hot sun and roll a big fat one
And grab my guitar and play

Four days flew by like a drunk Friday night
As the summer drew to an end
They can’t believe that I just couldn’t leave
And I bid adieu to my friends

‘Cause my bartender, she’s from the islands
Her body’s been kissed by the sun
And coconut replaces the smell of the bar
And I don’t know if it’s her or the rum

I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand
Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand
Life is good today, life is good today

Adios and vaya con Dios
A long way from GA
Yes, and all the muchachas, they call me big poppa
When I throw pesos their way

Adios and vaya con Dios
A long way from GA
Someone do me a favor and pour me some Jaeger
And I’ll grab my guitar and play

Adios and vaya con Dios
Going home now to stay
The senoritas don’t care-o when there’s no dinero
Yeah, I got no money to stay

Adios and vaya con Dios
Going home now to stay

I’m just gonna drive up by the lake
And put my ass in a lawn chair, toes in the clay
Not a worry in the world, a PBR on the way
Life is good today, life is good today.

Life is good today – enjoy your Monday!


 

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{ 41 comments }

1 A Daft Scots Lass June 6, 2011 at 5:16 am

Great lyrics! “Her body’s been kissed by the sun” makes me think of India Arie’s song Brown Skin.

2 SueAnn June 6, 2011 at 5:54 am

Love the song!! And you are a tease!!!!! So consider this as me whining about not knowing what you are talking about…waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!
Hugs
SueAnn

3 Michele June 6, 2011 at 6:56 am

I’m glad to hear that the unblogable is great news. I can’t wait to hear how it turns out. Cool song.

4 William K Wallace June 6, 2011 at 7:43 am

Nice song, and the videos has me wishing I was back in the Caribbean enjoying the sun, sand, clear blue sky and the….girls…

5 William K Wallace June 6, 2011 at 7:46 am

Nice song, and the video has me wishing I was back in the Caribbean enjoying the sun, sand, clear blue sky and the….girls…

6 Claire June 6, 2011 at 8:25 am

Love that song! Happy Monday.

7 brian June 6, 2011 at 8:34 am

nice..great song and glad you used the real version…wanted to go see him in concert but it was outrageous…over $100 a ticket, well over…for the cheap seats….

8 Jan June 6, 2011 at 9:00 am

I’m with Michele – I’m always happy to hear that “the unbloggable” is good news. I hope you’ll be able to share it eventually!

9 Less Than Perfect Parents June 6, 2011 at 9:13 am

I love this song!

Following you from the blog hop!

http://www.lessthanperfectparents.com

10 Rachel June 6, 2011 at 9:40 am

I love that song. Always makes me smile.

11 Ane June 6, 2011 at 9:53 am

Happy Music Monday Stacy! :)

Have never heard of this song before, but it sounds familiar, is that weird or what? :P Anyway, thanks for sharing, this is why I love MM, getting to know new songs are awesome.. :)

12 Lindsey June 6, 2011 at 10:03 am

I love this song and I am absolutely in love with their new one too!

Thanks for the well wishes on my new co-hosting gig and for linking up at Mom Blog Monday! I am now following you back from http://soeasybeinggreen-blog.com!

13 Janice June 6, 2011 at 10:06 am

I found you on the Meet Me Monday blog hop! I am now a follower! Love this blog! Keep writing!

14 BB-Joel June 6, 2011 at 10:22 am

It’s torture……summer’s really so hot this year.

15 LAPP-Joel June 6, 2011 at 10:24 am

Well you got me tapping my toes. Have a peaceful week, sis.

16 Denise McDonough June 6, 2011 at 10:51 am

I love Zac Brown band! one of my favs!!!
I found you over at the KdBuggie Mingle Monday blog hop :) I hope you can check me out :)

mommy2nanny3doggy1.blogspot.com

17 XmasDolly June 6, 2011 at 11:15 am

Never heard this song, but it is totally cool. That sure got me moving. It kinda reminds me Margaritaville doesn’t it? Love it girlfriend. You duh best! Thanks for playing yet once again! woo hoo

18 Grace June 6, 2011 at 11:55 am

It’s always good to have a tune playing on Mondays. I’m over here giving you some Alexa time :). Now I’ll go read another one of your posts to make it stick. LOL
Have a great week.

19 Dollycas June 6, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Love Zac Brown Band!!!!

20 Sumana June 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm

New follower via Alexa Hop. Hope you will follow me too @ http://masalabowl.blogspot.com/

21 David Funk June 6, 2011 at 12:51 pm

I’ve never heard of this song either until now. It does have a similar sound, but I can’t quite place it. Nice theme though for the week.

Happy MM!

22 Super Saver Mama June 6, 2011 at 1:44 pm

Followed you!

23 Run DMT June 6, 2011 at 2:03 pm

What a fun song! I’ve never heard it before, but it definitely fits my Jimmy Buffet style because my mind constantly drifts off to some beach. Life is certainly good. Amen to that!

Can’t wait to hear all about your awesomeness! Such a tease. lol

24 stevebethere June 6, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Nice song with a great video

Have a good week and a happy MM!

25 Cathy Kennedy June 6, 2011 at 2:23 pm

Loved linking up with you on today’s MMM. It’s always such fun to see have this time together with my dear blogging friends. Congrats on being featured on Making Friends Monday. I saved her button code and will jump in next Monday. Have an awesome week!

26 Unofficial Chart Blog June 6, 2011 at 2:25 pm

Thanks for sharing this week Stacy – Hope the news is good news lol – Happy MM xxx
Unofficial Chart Blog would like you to read…Music Monday Amy GrantMy Profile

27 Loraine Alcorn June 6, 2011 at 2:39 pm

following you from the Monday hop hope you can follow me to :) you have a awesome blog :)

28 ArtSnark June 6, 2011 at 2:57 pm

Always enjoy hearing something new over her – hope you’re off to a fab toe tapping summer :D

29 Gigi Ann June 6, 2011 at 3:11 pm

I never heard the song before, but I’m lovin’ it. Life is good today…

30 Lucy June 6, 2011 at 3:27 pm

I love hearing a ‘new’ song. I have never heard this song and I really liked it!

31 Self Sagacity June 6, 2011 at 5:24 pm

you must be a country music kind of girl. :-) I see a lot of country video and songs, well correct me if I am wrong. :-)

32 Blogger Broadcast June 6, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Lovely tunes again Stacy, nice choice for today.

33 Mandi June 6, 2011 at 7:02 pm

Hi there! Following you over here from the Give it to Me Monday hop. I absolutely love this song…so much that my five year old sings the lyrics along with…OOOPS!!! :D

http://www.smileandmamawithme.blogspot.com

34 Casey June 6, 2011 at 8:08 pm

Well that was a cheerful song! I was impatient and growly today, I’ll think of that song tomorrow and start over.

35 Not Twenty-Seven Yet June 6, 2011 at 9:09 pm

Following from Not So Moody Monday. I love Zac Brown Band!

36 Sprite's Keeper June 6, 2011 at 9:15 pm

Great song! Definitely has me in the mood for summer!

37 Gone Bananas June 7, 2011 at 9:06 am

I’m behind on my blogs too! ;0) Sounds a lot like a certain Jimmy Buffet song! I like it… I like it alot! lol

38 Lorie Shewbridge June 7, 2011 at 6:07 pm

I was gonna say the same thing Denise (RunDMT) said… great song, sounds a lot like Jimmy Buffett.
What a great happy song for a Monday (or Tuesday in my case). =)
Hope you have a great week.

39 Melissa June 8, 2011 at 1:15 am

Stopping by from the Alexa hop. Have a good day!

40 LadyJava June 8, 2011 at 7:23 am

Great choices Stacy!
happy MM!

41 gagay June 8, 2011 at 8:30 am

happy MM..have a great week ahead!

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