Paycheck, Johnny - The Pint Of No Return Lyrics



When it started I only drank every once in awhile
But then there was a bottle at every turn
Bottle after bottle I tried to turn back everyday
And I finally reached the pint of no return

Now my family's gone
Crying's gone
And I've lost all track of time
Nothing matters anymore
Except when I'm gonna get my next drink of wine
To a man like me life itself is of no concern
After you've reached the pint of no return

At first I drank just for pleasure
But as they say play with fire and you'll get burned
But little did I expect the day would come
When I'd finally reach the pint of no return




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  1. 2packs4sure

    I can find NO evidence this was ever released on 45 or LP.

    BeMisty

    @2packs4sure It's on the album: Bars, Booze & Blondes (Track 4)

    2packs4sure

    @BeMisty Sure enough, i missed it, thanks.That album was released in June 1979 and i think that threw me.I was stuck in the 60's.

  2. 2packs4sure

    Aubrey Mayhew on “The Pint of No Return,” . Mayhew had attended a Johnny Paycheck gig in Secacaus, N.J., and recalls:“Two girls were at a table and I went over and started talking to them,” Mayhew said. “During his break, Paycheck came over. We all ended up going out after the show. Paycheck was driving. We had no idea where we were. We went down this long road and came to a pier on the seashore. It was 5 in the morning. There was a sign that said ‘Point of No Return.’“I looked at Paycheck, he looked at me. He was drunk. I wasn’t. I said, ‘Paycheck, you’ve just reached the pint of no return.’ We took the girls home, went to the hotel and wrote the song. It had to be pretty important to turn down two pretty-looking women.”

  3. Daniel Svensson

    A brilliant song title. Johnny Paycheck was one of country music greats.

    2packs4sure

    @Daniel Svensson Aubrey Mayhew on “The Pint of No Return,” . Mayhew had attended a Johnny Paycheck gig in Secacaus, N.J., and recalls:“Two girls were at a table and I went over and started talking to them,” Mayhew said. “During his break, Paycheck came over. We all ended up going out after the show. Paycheck was driving. We had no idea where we were. We went down this long road and came to a pier on the seashore. It was 5 in the morning. There was a sign that said ‘Point of No Return.’“I looked at Paycheck, he looked at me. He was drunk. I wasn’t. I said, ‘Paycheck, you’ve just reached the pint of no return.’ We took the girls home, went to the hotel and wrote the song. It had to be pretty important to turn down two pretty-looking women.”

  4. SuperStang1968

    Great song

  5. Michael Winton

    Wow!!!! It's early Paycheck and it is AWESOME. Thanks for the old Paycheck music. I love it and really enjoy his early stuff.