What does Diamond Rings And Old Barstools mean?

Tim McGraw: Diamond Rings And Old Barstools Meaning

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Song Released: 2015


Diamond Rings And Old Barstools Lyrics

Diamond rings and old barstools
One's for queens and one's for fools
One's the future and one's the past
One's forever and one won't last

[Chorus:]
It ain't like midnight and cigarette smoke
It ain't like watered down whiskey and coke
I...

  1. anonymous
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    Feb 6th 2023 !⃝

    i feel it means the diamond ring part is the "new". Hope, future life, the beginning. And the old barstools is where you end up when the hope is gone, the future now just holds memories (maybe painful) and it's where we end up at the end of all things when the diamond rings (marriage) are no longer important.

  2. anonymous
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    Oct 21st 2017 !⃝

    When I hear this song, I instantly think two barstools that they shouldn't be in. As in, two people who have moved onto new relationships (marriages) and still have the "what-if's" from the past. The past being that one a person they still care for, but just couldn't make it work at that time. One or both of them wondering if that is really where they should be.

  3. anonymous
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    Oct 9th 2017 !⃝

    I think what this song really means is we can't make something work if it's not meant to work. Some people just don't go together no matter how much they want to and we should accept that.

  4. anonymous
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    Mar 28th 2017 !⃝

    I believe it means that this man goes from place to place. He meets a woman each time and she feels he loves her. He says he loves her and does not know what that means. He only cares about himself and never makes a relationship permanent.

  5. anonymous
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    Feb 10th 2016 !⃝

    Some relationships aren't meant to be even if it has the passion of love in a life time.


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