Toni Kimball

Toni Kimball

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Country - Traditional | Ocala, Florida, United States
Total Song Plays: 5,381   
Member Since: 2005
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220

Song Description

Discipline the way it used to be - with a swat on the behind.

Story Behind the Song

I met a guy named Danny who told me how he used to have to pick a switch to get spanked. A couple of weeks later, I met another guy named Danny, a thousand miles away from the other one. who told a similar story! So I said, "It sounds like a song to me

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Lyrics


SWITCH FROM THE WILLOW TREE
c. 1995 Words and Music by
Antionette B. Kimball
10 Never Bend Drive,
Ocala, FL 34482
352-861-4934
akimball2@cfl.rr.com


1.
When I was young and I did wrong,
Not much time passed, not very long,
My father would say to me,
?Go an? pick me a switch from the willow tree.?
?. Gonna pick a ?..(chorus)

CHORUS

????.switch, from the willow tree.
Gonna pick a switch, switch, from the willow tree.
Gonna pick a switch, switch, switch, from the willow tree,
Gonna pick one just right for me.

2.
He said to me, ?I?m sorry, son,
But I gotta give you a few on the bun.?
And it made me grow straight and strong,
And it helped me to learn what is right from wrong,
?.I had to pick a ????(chorus)


3.
My dad?s been gone for a long time now,
With my own kids I don?t know how,
Sometimes they get the best of me,
And I wish they had a willow tree,
?..So they could pick a ?.(chorus)



Finale:

(fade)?.Switch?..Switch?.Switch?..)


Song Length
2:40
Genres
Country - Traditional, Folk - Contemporary
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Moods
Serene, Tranquil

Subject Matter
Judgement, General

Similar Artists
Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson
Language
English
Era
1940 - 1949

Lyric Credits Antionette B. Kimball
Music Credits Antionette B. Kimball
Performance Credits singing Toni Kimball / Jim Coates on instruments