Katy Too
Johnny Cash Lyrics


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I'm not the going steady kind
I miss 'em all, all the time
I told Annie I'd be true
But I still think about Katy too

[Chorus]
Katy too, Katy too
I still think about Katy too

If you should see miss Mary-Ann
Just tell her I'm her loving man
Give my love to Jane and Sue
But don't forget ol' Katy too

[Chorus]

I like Sadie's chicken stew
And Suzie's good at stitchin' wool
I like Mary's barbecue
But I still like ol' Katy too

[Chorus]

Now, girls I'm not the flirty kind
But I just can't make up my mind
I'd like to marry all of you
But I still miss ol' Katy too

[Chorus]

To all the girls I make this toast
I love you everyone the most
But don't ask me to say "I do"
Cause I still miss ol' Katy too

[Chorus]

Cupid you bet you been good to me
I got more girls than I can see
But if you give me all but two
Then let's squeeze in ol' Katy too





[Chorus]

Overall Meaning

In Johnny Cash's song "Katy Too," the singer admits that he is not the "going steady kind." He explains that he "misses them all, all the time" but had promised Annie that he would be true. Unfortunately, he still can't get Katy out of his mind. He tells his listeners that if they should see Mary-Ann, they should tell her that he's her loving man and to give his love to Jane and Sue, but not to forget about Katy too.


Throughout the song, Cash sings about liking other girls for various reasons, such as Sadie's chicken stew or Mary's barbecue, but he still misses Katy. He even admits that he would like to marry all of the girls but still miss Katy. In the end, he toasts to all the girls but doesn't commit to just one because he still misses Katy too.


Overall, the lyrics depict a man who cannot choose just one girl and still misses a past lover. It showcases the indecisiveness and fear of commitment that some people may experience in relationships.


Line by Line Meaning

I'm not the going steady kind
I'm not the type of person who likes to be in a committed relationship


I miss 'em all, all the time
I still think about all the girls I used to date and miss them


I told Annie I'd be true
I promised Annie that I would be faithful to her


But I still think about Katy too
However, I still have feelings for Katy and think about her sometimes


[Chorus]
Refrain


If you should see miss Mary-Ann
If you happen to encounter Mary-Ann


Just tell her I'm her loving man
Let her know that I love her


Give my love to Jane and Sue
Send my regards to Jane and Sue


But don't forget ol' Katy too
But please remember Katy as well


[Chorus]
Refrain


I like Sadie's chicken stew
I enjoy Sadie's cooking, specifically her chicken stew


And Suzie's good at stitchin' wool
Suzie is talented at sewing wool


I like Mary's barbecue
I also appreciate Mary's barbecue


But I still like ol' Katy too
However, I still have feelings for Katy


[Chorus]
Refrain


Now, girls I'm not the flirty kind
Ladies, I don't typically flirt around


But I just can't make up my mind
But I'm having trouble deciding who I want to be with


I'd like to marry all of you
I would like to wed all of you


But I still miss ol' Katy too
But I still have feelings for Katy


[Chorus]
Refrain


To all the girls I make this toast
I propose a toast to all the ladies


I love you everyone the most
I love all of you equally


But don't ask me to say "I do"
But please don't ask me to commit to just one


Cause I still miss ol' Katy too
Because I still have feelings for Katy


[Chorus]
Refrain


Cupid you bet you been good to me
Cupid, you've done me well


I got more girls than I can see
I have so many ladies in my life that it's hard to keep track


But if you give me all but two
If you take away all but two women


Then let's squeeze in ol' Katy too
Then let's make sure to include Katy among those two


[Chorus]
Refrain




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
Written by: JACK CLEMENT, JOHN R. CASH

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Lloyd Powell

Really Nice Johnny's songs I want to hear without ads and overplayed favorites

Saint jimzo

Love it

MarleyView

I’m a 12 yr old girl and I adore all Jonny cash. I feel old😂

TRASEIANKAIDENEASTON

great song..

Kaitlynn Riggs

I love this song lol

conrad blain

ten years ago now, I was separated from my wife , we were head down a stormy path of self-destruction. that become local legend, of our Folly's.
she introduced me to her friend , a young bar tender , Katie Marie Elder. the first time I laid eyes on this astonishing, beauty . I thought to myself. " now there's the kind of woman I need. she was golden tan , with dark blonde blonde hair down past the middle of her back. now I had thought no more that night about Katie. but as life would have it. ten years late I still have Katie.
this song I heard for the first time just before i meet Katie. at that time I had quite a few woman I would carouse with. Katie no matter what she was always there for me. I sent this song to her back then . she thought it fit us perfectly. an yet to this day this song makes us both laugh.
you made me a man I'd never be . here's to ten more my lil Katie Marie.

Katy Gray

My mom Sue named me after this song. She thought it was Katysue. Lol story behind my name. Always makes me smile

usern4metak3ns

Lol your mom misheard the song and named you after it. Damn that's not cool.

Katy Hardesty

I was named after this song ❤

Valiant

Great 🍺🍺

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