I took a ride in an automobile Pushed my hands out against the wheel
Asked a girl if she needed a ride She said, 'Sure, babe, but I wanna drive'
Hey now, wait awhile We're going down with a smile Cold river -- she took me down Cold river -- she took my pride
Had to stop on account of the storm Seemed like years since I'd been warm
We drove all night till the tires blew Got in the back and did what you do
Hey now, wait awhile We're going down with a smile Cold river - she took me down Cold river - she took my pride On a sunny day On a sunny day (She took my pride) All the money you made Did you need it, babe