The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Fishing in the Dark Meaning
Fishing in the Dark Lyrics
Shinin' through the trees
Crickets are sangin' and the lightnin' bugs are floatin' on the breeze
Baby get ready...
Across the field where the crick turns back by the ole stump road
I'm gonna take you to a...
1TOP RATED#1 top rated interpretation:anonymous Mar 14th 2012 report
No it's about sex by the river....
anonymous Jan 26th report
Slow & easy sitting with my fellow. It's a summer night quiet no one else but us. We hold hands sweet kisses
Innocent pure love the 1st blush of love
anonymous Nov 13th report
Look it up on Urban dictionary. . .
anonymous Oct 4th 2016 report
its about getting lost with a girl
Ultimate feel good song about abandoning the urban undertow, and "just movin' slow."
Also, I hear "old stump row" instead of, "old stump road" which creates the mental image of a place on the river that once experienced drought and is now lined with cypress tree stumps; a place that only he knows and has escaped to many a'time, anticipating warmer weather when he and his love can revel in quiet contentment away from the hustle and bustle of city life beneath a blanket of stars, counting them one by one while...fishin' in the dark...
Forever timeless and forever my favorite!
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