The song is about a guitar teacher who gives guitar lessons to a woman who is falling in love with him. The song is a true story about how Chapin met his wife Sandra Chapin. The song starts out showing a guitar teacher Georgia Peaches - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Street Survivors only has his guitar to "Keep his belly still".
For each lesson, he got a "crisp ten dollar bill". The woman in the song says that she wants to play the guitar and hear her children sing with her. As the song goes on, he tried to teach her some chords, but she only wants to listen to him and his guitar. He can hear her husband In his den, "playing stud poker with the boys". Finally, she met him at the door when the "den was dark" suggesting her husband had left.
Simple Song is an unreleased version of the song. It was removed from the album, Sniper and Other Love Songs. The song itself is very much similar to "I Wanna Learn a Love Song", with some lyrical changes and is sung in a much softer voice.
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