Straight A's In Love (Cash Johnny)

well, the readin' and the writtin' and arithmatic never did get through to me it ain't because i'm square or thick 'cause i learned my ABC's but when i graduated from the grammer school and i moved one grade above i began to be a snook at books but i made straight A's in love now the teacher would say to learn your algebra but i'd bring home C's and D's how could i make an A when there's a swingin' maid on the left and on the right and in the back and the front of me oh, my grades are low on my card i know but they oughta give me one above if they'd give me a mark for learnin' in the dark i'd have straight A's in love now in my senior year with graduation near i did my homework everynight and when my momma said i oughta go to bed i turn out all the lights but my sweetie pie was waitin' right outside she'd be a cooin' like a dove though i did my best i failed semester test but made straight A's in love now the teacher would say to learn your algebra but i'd bring home C's and D's how could i make an A when there's a swingin' maid on the left and on the right and in the back and the front of me oh, my grades are low on my card i know but they oughta give me one above if they'd give me a mark for learnin' in the dark i'd have straight A's in love