I could not understand what was wrong with her why did he not figure out why she was crying in the middle of the night. Her behavior suggests that. Although the song was written in the 60s and ‘acceptable’ marital behavior was different, he was still acting like a jerk and knows it. Very HEARTBREAKING song especially w/ the BEAUTIFUL orchestra!!! Honey, I'm Good. div_id: "cf_async_" + Math.floor((Math.random() * 999999999)) Login | Create Account. })(); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The people on here who are saying the husband was abusive have some serious mental issues themselves. Get "Honey" on MP3: Get MP3 from Amazon Get MP3 from iTunes. }; 'Cause I'm kinda awful I pulled up, all dressed in artist: "Bobby Goldsboro", Tagged: Death | Looking Back on Life | Songs that Tell a Story | Loss | Missing Someone. Bobby Goldsboro: Honey Meaning. She has found out that she is dying. She would have been in hospital or with family. document.write('
');var c=function(){cf.showAsyncAd(opts)};if(typeof window.cf !== 'undefined')c();else{cf_async=!0;var r=document.createElement("script"),s=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];r.async=!0;r.src="//srv.clickfuse.com/showads/showad.js";r.readyState?r.onreadystatechange=function(){if("loaded"==r.readyState||"complete"==r.readyState)r.onreadystatechange=null,c()}:r.onload=c;s.parentNode.insertBefore(r,s)}; One day the guy comes home to his love crying. She died in the spring while she was home alone. (function() { Upon being asked about the inspiration behind the song, Grammer stated, "The song's about staying honest and being like, 'Yes, you are smoking hot, but I got a lady at home who is incredible. See the tree, how big it's grown But friend it hasn't been too long It wasn't big I laughed at her and she got … She seemed very sad and emotional. Here's a sample of the lyrics: Nah nah honey, I'm good I could have another but I probably should not I've got somebody at home. Finally, she likely commits suicide, although that’s not clear. I'm so glad I don't date in the era of "social justice." Most likely in hospital, as back then few if any were allowed to go home to die, homecare with self-administered pain meds was unheard of and was probably in fact illegal in many states. Her behavior sounds to me to include bipolar symptoms-she's all silly and giggly, but cries easily. adunit_id: 100001411, My interpretation is of a couple hopelessly in love. He loved her too much to give her a hard time about it. Song meanings ©2003-2020 lyricinterpretations.com. All lyrics provided for educational purposes only. What does Honey mean? All lyrics are property and copyright of their owners. - Goldsboro told NME in 1968. songfacts Songtext von Andy Grammer mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com When I was a child in the late 60s, I thought it was about a wife who left her husband because he mistreated her. I'm good, I'm good, I'm pretty good Thanks for asking, that's mighty thoughtful I'm good, I'm good, but not great How are you? It was all PLAYFUL flirting, people! Song Released: 1968. Sheesh! Do you people under 30 not do that anymore?! First of all, the narrator is a jerk to his wife. Again, so what? I feel like the wife committed Suicide. Most of her time is spent alone... so sad. I think it's about a man who loved his young wife and missed her she had a illness and died she did not want to tell him she was dying. song: "Honey", The husband is remembering the things she used to do, and realized it was too late. He teased her about the tree she loved so much too. var opts = { What a bunch of freaks! 'Cause I'm kinda awful I'm good, I'm good, I'm pretty good Thanks for asking, that's mighty thoughtful I'm good, I'm good, but not great How are you? I think she is very depressed & commits suicide. He also seems to have been caught by surprise at her death. Actually what it is, very simply, is just a guy remembering little things that happened while his wife was alive and to me that's not sick at all." Women young or old when they cry it is for a reason.. "I think 'Honey' is a very emotional song, but it's not like what I call a sick song, a death song. Lyrics to 'Honey, I'm Good' by Andy Grammer: Nah nah, honey I'm good, I could have another but I probably shouldn't, I've got somebody at home. As a young adult, in the early/mid 80s, I thought it was about a man that loses his wife to illness and is suffering so because of it. His behavior appears to be getting to her (“crying needlessly in the middle of the day”). He teased her a little, so what? I think the song is about a husband and wife and that the wife is a loving woman and that she does find out that she has a terminal illness and doesn’t have the heart or the way to tell him, and that she more than likely died in her sleep since it was terminal and nothing could be done and it came suddenly. He’s remorseful and should be. Honey Lyrics. And lots of women cry at movies. Later in the year she does die, and he is grief-stricken forever more, however he has the fondest of memories of her to last him for the rest of HIS life. Things that nobody talked about in the 60s. Now the narrator is clearly suffering and knows he was likely a contributory cause in her death. A listened again to the song recently, and now in my mid to late fifties, I view it differently. PEACE OUT, She seems to be depressed, cries often, for silly things, but unbeknownst to her lover she's suffering from depression. The song's lyrics revolve around the concept of monogamy and staying faithful in a relationship. I think the songwriter was trying to shed light on a difficult subject at the time. That the husband looks at everything with gentleness and cries for her because she saw the beauty in everything. His wife got the news that she was dying and he came home unexpectedly to find her crying. My best guess was that it was about a woman who was bipolar and was pregnant and died at home alone from a miscarriage. Over the years, when I have heard this song,I have interpreted it differently. I think the story is about depression and suicide. /* TFP - lyricinterpretations */ I agree it is most likely about depression and suicide. She wrecked the car and he acted mad, but admitted that he wasn't really mad. It’s worth staying truthful.'" If she were terminally ill, he would not have left her home alone to die. I REMBER this song on my way to Vietnam it was always on our radios. It's been a long night here, and a long night there,