1. EIGHTY DOLLAR GUITAR
Well, I bought this old guitar down at the Goodwill store,
Cost me eighty dollars, it ain’t worth a penny more.
Still when I play it, and I play it everyday,
All the worries in my world, they all just fade away.
I got a whole lot more than I bargained for
With this eighty dollar guitar I got at the Goodwill store.
Well, it sat there in a stand right near the Christmas tree,
I picked it up and I played a chord, a little girl was watching me.
She was shy, but as I played I thought I saw a grin.
And when Jingle Bells was over she said, “Let’s try that again!”
Now the value of a guitar is not in the price you pay,
Not in the wood, not in the strings, not in the way you play.
The value of a guitar is the joy that a heart can find,
It’s a smile on a little girl’s face, a tear in an old man’s eye.
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