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All I Can Do
Out Of The Woodwork
© 1980 by Gary E. Andrews
All Right Reserved for the Globe

G 32OOO3
C X32O1O
C/G bass 332O1O
D XXO232
Am XO221O

Verse I
She waltzed out, And into my life.
I sat back, Drinkin' wtih my eyes.
She waltzed almost, Alone across the room.
The man in her arms, His face, It was marooned.
And from my shadowed vantage point,
I smiled and took the prize,
As she fell, Into the shadowed well of my eyes.

Verse II
She walked out, And into the hall,
Smiled like a dream, Said, "Gee! You got tall!"
We strolled down the sidewalk, Lighted by the moon.
I was a'red, When she said, "We must get back soon."
From my shadowed vantage point,
I smiled and took the prize,
As she fell into the shadowed well of my eyes.

It was all I could do, Just to keep above her water,
'Til her spell was through.
Now I sit in the wind, And pretend the rancher's daughter,
Dressed up in her Sunday blue, 'Til that's All I Can Do.

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"All I Can Do" Copyright 1980 by Gary E. Andrews. All Rights Reserved For The Globe.

This blue-grassy tune was fun to pick (or strum). Then the first Line of the Lyric came and the story needed to be written.
That 3rd Stanza is the Chorus, I think, and I think it should come as the 2nd stanza. The first one is long 'enough' and specific 'enough' to Introduce the scene, to set-up for the Chorus. I've been playing it for 20 years as Verse, Verse, Chorus, but I think the arrangement would be better, as Verse, Chorus, Verse, Chorus.
Besides, THE Hook, "All I Can Do" is in that Stanza.