I remember listening to Tennessee Waltz on the radio when I was a small lad [this would have been late 1940s].
The words worried me.
Seemed like you could have a girlfriend & you could lose her in the simple act of her dancing with an old friend of yours !
The grown-up world was such dangerous place !
I wasn't sure I ever wanted to go there...
"Judge a man not by his answers but by his questions" - Voltaire
"Why ?" - Colin B