Keep Your Hands to Yourself

Lyrics

by

The Georgia Satellites



I got a little change in my pocket goin' jing-a-ling-a-ling
Wants to call you on the telephone baby, a-give you a ring
But each time we talk, I get the same old thing
Always no hug-ee no kiss-ee until I get a weddin' ring
My honey my baby, don't put my love upon no shelf
She said don't hand me no lines and keep your hands to yourself

B-B-B-baby baby baby why you wan' treat me this way
You know I'm still your lover boy I still feel the same way
That's when she told me a story, 'bout free milk and a cow
And said no hug-ee no kiss-ee until I get a weddin' vow
My honey my baby, don't put my love upon no shelf
She said don't hand me no lines and keep your hands to yourself

(Go man go)

Hold it here
See I wanted her real bad, and I was about to give in
But that's when she started talking about true love,
Started talking about sin
And I said, honey I'll live with you for the rest of my life,
She said no hug-ee no kiss-ee until you make me your wife-a
My honey my baby, don't put my love upon no shelf
She said don't hand me no lines and keep your hands to yourself

Writer/s: BAIRD, DANIEL JOHN
Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
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Great attention getting karaoke song.
- Chris, Norman, OK
I see the video as using creative license to go beyond the actual song; the song is clearly a man frustrated by his girlfriend refusing to get physical until after they're married (like Paradise by the Dashboard Light by Meatloaf, but without the punchline).
- Cyberpope, Richmond, Canada
Dan Baird, with or without the Satellites, should be huge. It's a shame he isn't. Probably because his music comes in somewhere in the space between country and rock. Maybe it should be called new wave southern rock. In any case, he's an incredible songwriter and performer. If you like the Georgia Satellites, get your hands on the four solo albums he's released. You won't be disappointed.
- Eric, NYC, NY
According to the liner notes, by Jimmy Gutermann to the Satellites' CD 'Let It Rock' , Mauro Magellan was part of the original Georgia Satellites from the beginning. I never heard anything in the song about an expectant mother, or shotgun wedding, but yeah, it IS one of the classic 'Bar Band' tunes of all time...a sure-fire dance-floor-filler.
- gregory, Buena Vista, CO
I didn't know this was about a shot-gun wedding.
- Jennifer Harris, Grand Blanc, MI
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