Is It It
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Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
When you're perfect in every way
I can't wait to look in the mirror
'Cos I get better looking each day
To know me is to love me
I must be a hell of a man
Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
But I'm doing the best that I can

I used to have, have a girlfriend
But I guess she just couldn't compete
With all of those love-starved women
Who keep clamoring at my feet

I probably could find me another
I guess they're in awe of me
Who cares, I've never been lonesome
'Cause I treasure my own company

Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
When you're perfect in every way
I can't wait to look in the mirror
Hell, I get better looking each day
To know me is to love me
I must be a hell of a man
Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
But I'm doing the best that I can

I guess you could say I'm a loner
A cowboy who's lost nothing proud
I could have lots of friends if I wanted
But then I wouldn't stand out from the crowd

Some folks say that I'm egotistical
Hell I don't even know what that means
I guess it has something to do with the way
That I fill out my skin-tight blue jeans

Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
When you're perfect in every way
I can't wait to look in the mirror
Cos I get better looking each day
To know me is to love me
I must be a hell of a man
Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
But I'm doing the best that I can




Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
But I'm doing the best that I can, yeehaa!

Overall Meaning

The Dells's song "Could It Be" is a humorous take on self-love and self-confidence. The lyrics talk about a man who believes he is perfect in every way and gets better looking every day. He believes that everyone must love him because he is a hell of a man. The song also references his girlfriend leaving him as she couldn't compete with all the other women who admire him. The man is content with being alone as he treasures his own company. Although some people might call him egotistical, he doesn't really know what that means. He just loves his skin-tight blue jeans, and he seems to be happy being himself.


The song presents a rather amusing and sarcastic tone that is entertaining to listen to. It is a catchy song that celebrates self-love, but in a light-hearted and humorous way. The lyrics are relatable as everyone, at some point in their lives, has felt confident about themselves, and thought they were great. It is okay to love yourself, but this song shows that too much of it might not be the best thing. The catchy tune and relatable lyrics make this a great song that people can laugh along with.


Line by Line Meaning

Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
Expressing that being humble is not easy


When you're perfect in every way
When someone believes they are perfect


I can't wait to look in the mirror
Excited to see their good looks


'Cos I get better looking each day
Believing that they are becoming more attractive


To know me is to love me
Believing that people love them because of who they are


I must be a hell of a man
Believing that they are an amazing man


But I'm doing the best that I can
Trying their best to be humble


I used to have, have a girlfriend
Talking about their past romantic relationship


But I guess she just couldn't compete
Their ex-girlfriend wasn't up to their standards


With all of those love-starved women
Talking about the many women who are interested in them


Who keep clamoring at my feet
The many women are vying for their attention


I probably could find me another
Thinking that they can easily find another girlfriend


I guess they're in awe of me
Believing that women are amazed by him


Who cares, I've never been lonesome
Not caring because they enjoy their own company


'Cause I treasure my own company
Finding value in being alone


I guess you could say I'm a loner
Identifying as someone who prefers to be alone


A cowboy who's lost nothing proud
Comparing themselves to a cowboy who hasn't lost their pride


I could have lots of friends if I wanted
Thinking that they could have many friends if they chose to


But then I wouldn't stand out from the crowd
Preferring to stand out instead of blending in


Some folks say that I'm egotistical
Others believe this person has an inflated ego


Hell I don't even know what that means
Dismissing the label without understanding it


I guess it has something to do with the way
Trying to understand the reason for the label


That I fill out my skin-tight blue jeans
Thinking that their clothing may contribute to their ego


But I'm doing the best that I can, yeehaa!
Finishing the song with enthusiasm, still trying to be humble




Lyrics © O/B/O APRA AMCOS
Written by: Mac Davis

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The Mighty Dells: (1952 - 2012) 60 Years of Musical Excellence.
2004 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Inductees.
24th Annual NAACP IMAGE Award (1991)
2004 Vocal Group, Hall of Fame Inductees.
1991 R&B Foundation 'Pioneer Award'.
Doo Wop of Americas Award.
'Soul of American Music Award'
"Oh What A Night" 'EMMY, Winning Documentary' Youtube, 1 2 3
Number (11) in the top (100) Greatest Vocal Groups.
The '5 Heartbeats' Movie - Based on The Dells.
Long live The Dells ....may their music last forever.

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Producer: Eugene Record, for Carl Davis
Arranger: Sonny Saunders

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The Dells, Just Received:
THE PRESIDENT'S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (2016)
from President Barack Obama! "We are so honored"

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