A number of years ago I found myself single, living in Dallas when the online dating craze had started to take off. A few of my girl friends had already begun to play the “new dating game”, but I was reluctant. I just didn’t want to do it. It seemed like such a strange, cold, SCARY, and a very impersonal way to meet the love of my life. I thought it was the craziest thing I had ever heard of and there was no way in hell I was getting online to meet a man! I mean… seriously?! One MUST be desperate to go to this extreme measure… LOL. Brad Paisley’s song “Online” was on the radio and after seeing the video, I was just imagining all the crazies that I would be meeting. Ugh.
Kicking and screaming against it with all my excuses, I finally sat down at my computer one night and set up my account on the Plenty of Fish dating site. I wrote a “catchy” little profile about myself, then loaded up a few pictures as my “bait” and then checked my messages frequently for some “nibbles” on the end of my line.
As the dating stories became a topic of comical discussion, I could feel the song in the making! I needed a hook, and ya can’t fish without one, right?? Gone Fishin’ started to come to life while I was traveling in Australia, as I was dipping my toes in the deep blue sea the lyrics started to flow. I came home rested and inspired from my vacation, ready to go to Nashville and record my first five songs including Gone Fishin’, which became the title track of my first EP.
“We all have a story about the one that got away, there’s more fish in the sea is all I hear ‘em say. Time to put myself back out there today…”
” As I dip my toes in the dating pool, it’s a brave new world with online tools…. Everybody’s doin’ it, so it must be cool..”
“Gone Fishin’… Throw my line and start wishin’…I’ll catch what I’ve been missing….I got a Nibble a Wink, will we Swim or Sink, I’m Gone Fishin’
“No worms or flies gonna hook my mate…. I’ll post a few pictures cause that’s my bait…..Cast my line then sit back and wait”
“Beware of bottom feeders huntin’ sugar mamas…Cradle robbers and prima donna’s…Playboys hauling all sorts of drama”
I love songs that make people laugh. I also love lyrics that are clever, and I enjoy a raised eyebrow! While on my last radio tour, one of the DJ’s commented that I “pushed the limits with my lyrics like Loretta Lynn”. Where would he ever get such an idea….
“I’m just a country girl that likes to rock… I’ve got a few more Tricks in my Tackle Box…”
The creative process continued on past writing and recording Gone Fishin’ and into logos and designs for merchandise. I just couldn’t stop! I’ve got Candy Country Shirts, tank tops, kids and mens t-shirts, mens bath wrap, women’s robe, and a whole line of GONE FISHING JEWELRY including earrings, necklaces and keychains. When fishing for love, make sure you have all the “tricks in your tackle box”! Here’s what I carry in mine…. sexy high heels, a push up bra, fish net stalkings, red lipstick and FISH JEWELRY- all the necessities right? Yes! Tackle box loaded with all the goodies…. this is sure to “lure” in my hunky merman..
“I’ll be reeling in the catch of the day… He’ll measure up or be on his way… Cause size does matter… what else can I say?”
“Gone Fishin’… Throw my line and start wishin’…I’ll catch what I’ve been missing….I got a nibble a wink, will we Swim or Sink, I’m Gone Fishin’
Fishin’… Fishin’… Gone Fishin’… yeah…
Fishin’… Fishin’… Gone Fishin’… yeah…
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