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About Me

I Can Love You Better
written by Kostas and Pamela Brown Hayes

She's got you wrapped up in her satin and lace
Tied around her little finger
She's got you thinkin' you can never escape
Don't you know your heart's in danger
There's a devil in that angel's face
If you could only see the love that you're wasting

I can love you better than that
I know how to make you forget her
All I'm asking is for one little chance
Cause baby I can love you
Baby I can love you better

I'm gonna break the spell she's got on you
You're gonna wake up to find
I'm your desire my intentions are true
Hey babe I know in time
You're gonna see what you mean to me
So open up your eyes cause seeing is believing

I can love you better than that
I know how to make you forget her
All I'm asking is for one little chance
Cause baby I can love you
Baby I can love you better

Whoa..yeah Yeah.. Whoa..yeah
I can love you better than that
I know how to make you forget her
All I'm asking is for one little chance
Cause baby I can love you
Baby I can love you..

I can love you better than that
I know how to make you forget her
All I'm asking is for one little chance
Cause baby I can love you
Baby I can love you better

Wide Open Spaces
written by Susan Gibson

Who doesn't know what I'm talking about
Who's never left home, who's never struck out
To find a dream and a life of their own
A place in the clouds, a foundation of stone

Many precede and many will follow
A young girl's dreams no longer hollow
It takes the shape of a place out West
But what it holds for her, she hasn't yet guessed

She needs wide open spaces
Room to make her big mistakes
She needs new faces
She knows the high stakes

She traveled this road as a child
Wide-eyed and grinning she never tired
But now she won't be coming back with the rest
If these are life's lessons, she'll take this test

She needs wide open spaces
Room to make her big mistakes
She needs new faces
She knows the high stakes

As her folks drive away her dad yells, "Check the oil!"
Mom stares out the window and says
"I'm leaving my girl."
She says it didn't seem like that long ago
When she stood there and let her own folks know

She needed wide open spaces
Room to make her big mistakes
She needs new faces
She knows the high stakes

Loving Arms
Written by Tom Jans

If you could see me now
The one who said that she'd rather roam
The one who said she'd rather be alone
If you could only see me now

If I could hold you now
Just for a moment, if I could really make you mine
Just for a while, turn back the hands of time
If I could only hold you now

I've been too long in the wind
Too long in the rain
Taking any comfort that I can
Looking back and longing for the freedom of my chains
Lying in your loving arms again

If you could hear me now
Singing somewhere through the lonely nights
Dreaming of the arms that held me tight
If you could only hear me now

I've been too long in the wind
Too long in the rain
Taking any comfort that I can
Looking back and longing for the freedom of my chains
Lying in your loving arms again

I've been too long in the wind
Too long in the rain
Taking any comfort that I can
Looking back and longing for the freedom of my chains
Lying in your loving arms again

I can almost feel your loving arms again

There's Your Trouble
written by Tia Sellers and Mark Selby

Should have been different
But it wasn't different, was it
Same old story
Dear John and so long

Should have fit like a glove
Should have fit like a ring
Like a diamond ring
Token of true love

Should've all worked out but it didn't
She should be here now but she isn't

There's your trouble, there's your trouble
You keep seeing double with the wrong one
You can't see I love you
You can't see she doesn't
But you just keep holding on
There's your trouble

So now you're thinking 'bout
All you're missing, how
Deep you're sinking
Round and round dragging down

Why don't you cash in your chips
Why don't you call it a loss
Not such a big loss
Chalk it up to better luck

Could have been true love but it wasn't
It should all add up but it doesn't

There's your trouble, there's your trouble
You keep seeing double with the wrong one
You can't see I love you
You can't see she doesn't
But you just keep holding on
There's your trouble

Should've all worked out but it didn't
She should be here now but she isn't

There's your trouble, there's your trouble
You keep seeing double with the wrong one
You can't see I love you
You can't see she doesn't
But you just keep holding on
There's your trouble

There's your trouble
There's your trouble
There's your trouble

There is your trouble

You Were Mine
written by Emily Erwin and Martie Seidel

I can't find a reason to let go
Even though you've found a new love
And she's what your dreams are made of
I can't find a reason to hang on
What went wrong can be forgiven
Without you it ain't worth livin' alone

Sometimes I wake up crying at night
And sometimes I scream out your name
What right does she have to take you away
When for so long you were mine

Took out all the pictures of our wedding day
It was a time of love and laughter
Happy ever after
But even those old pictures have begun to fade
Please tell me she's not real
And that you're really comin' home to stay

Sometimes I wake up crying at night
And sometimes I scream out your name
What right does she have to take your heart away
When for so long you were mine

I can give you two good reasons
To show how you love's not blind
He's two and she's four
And you know they adore you
So how can I tell them
You've changed your mind

Sometimes I wake up crying at night
And sometimes I scream out your name
What right does she have to take your heart away
When for so long you were mine

I remember when you were mine

Never Say Die
written by Radney Foster and George Ducas

Lyin' next to you in the dark
I can feel your beating heart
You've been here beside me
Through the test of time

We've both had our share of doubts
Waited out those ole storm clouds
Boy it's nights like this that I know why
Lovers like you and me will never say die

'Cause there's a long line of folks giving up on love
So many hearts get broken in the push and shove
I'll believe in you for the rest of my life
Baby lovers like you and me will never say die

Tears of joy and tears of pain
Tears say more than words explain
There's no need for words here tonight

We've both felt each other's power
A tender touch in the wee small hours
Is strong enough to hold us for a lifetime
Lovers like you and me will never say die

'Cause there's a long line of folks giving up on love
So many hearts get broken in the push and shove
I'll believe in you for the rest of my life
Baby lovers like you and me will never say die

Oh lovers like you and me will never say die

Tonight The Heartache's On Me
written by Mary W. Francis, Johnny MacRae, and Bob Morrison

You could've heard a pin drop-
When they walked through the door
I had to turn my eyes away
My heart fell to the floor
Someone whispered, "Where's her halo?"
'Cause she had an angel's face
He stood there smiling, holding on
To the one who took my place

So tonight the heartache's on me, on me
Let's drink a toast to the fool who couldn't see
Bartender pour the wine 'cause the hurtin's all mine
Tonight the heartache's on me

I wonder if he told her
She's the best he's ever known
The way he told me ev'ry night
When we were all alone
She'll find out when the new wears off
He'll find somebody new
She'll learn what heartache's all about
And what I'm going through

But tonight the heartache's on me, on me, yeah
Let's drink a toast to the fool who couldn't see
Bartender pour the wine 'cause the hurtin's all mine
Tonight the heartache's on me

But tonight the heartache's on me, on me, yeah
Let's drink a toast to the fool who couldn't see
Bartender pour the wine 'cause the hurtin's all mine
Tonight the heartache's on me

Yes tonight the heartache's on me

Let 'Er Rip
written by Billy Crain and Sandy Ramos

I can tell
There's something you don't wanna tell me
It's killing you
'Cause the words are hard to find
I know you want to break it to me gently
Well sweet baby say what's on your mind

Let 'er rip, Let it fly
Come on baby say it
Do you think I'm gonna cry
I ain't about to ball, and I ain't gonna die
So if you're gonna say goodbye
Don't take all day and night
Let 'er rip, Let it fly

Why the drama
We don't have to drag out this situation
It wasn't you, it wasn't me
Sometimes the chemistry don't ignite
There ain't no rings, no mortage
There ain't any complications
It's just a hyphenated word, get it out
I'm sure I'll be all right

Let 'er rip, Let it fly
Come on baby say it
Do you think I'm gonna cry
I ain't about to ball, and I ain't gonna die
So if you're gonna say goodbye
Don't take all day and night
Let 'er rip, Let it fly

It ain't no big deal, ain't no great loss
You and I are on the same train of thought
So you don't have to tell me where to get off
Maybe I misunderstood you
If you're leaving baby would you

Let 'er rip, Let it fly
Come on baby say it
Do you think I'm gonna cry
I ain't about to ball, and I ain't gonna die
So if you're gonna say goodbye
Don't take all day and night
Let 'er rip, Let it fly

So if you're gonna say goodbye
Don't take all day and night
Let 'er rip, Let it fly

Once You've Loved Somebody
written by Bruce Miller and Thom McHugh

I should go out tonight
Get on with my life
Break these chains of solitude
With a little luck and a little help
I might even find myself
In the arms of someone new

Once you've loved somebody
It ain't that easy to do
Once you've loved somebody
Like I loved you

Look what you've gone and done
You've ruined everything for anyone
Who tries to steal this heart away
I can't get you off of my mind
I've tried to tell myself a million times
A little time is all it takes

Once you've loved somebody
It ain't that easy to do
Once you've loved somebody
Like I loved you

I gave you everything that I had to give
I don't know if I can go that far again

Once you've loved somebody
It ain't that easy to do
Once you've loved somebody
Like I loved you

Once you've loved somebody
It ain't that easy to do
Once you've loved somebody
Like I loved you

I'll Take Care Of You
written by John David Souther

Times are hard and rents are high
What can a working girl do
But struggle through another day
Then I'll take care of you

Nights are long and dreams are cold
If they're all you wake up to
But should you rise with cryin' eyes
Then I'll take care of you

So let them talk about us
Let them call us funny things
People sometimes do
I don't care as long
As you know I love you
Oh, and you know I do

I'll be there but you might not see me
It's never easy to get through
But when the laughter dies away
Then I'll take care of you

So let them talk about us
Let them call us funny things
People sometimes do
I don't care as long
As you know I love you
Oh, and you know I do

I'll be there but you might not see me
It's never easy to get through
But when the laughter dies away
Then I'll take care of you

Darling I'll take care of you

Am I The Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way)
written by Maria McKee

There is no good reason
I should have to be so alone
I'm smothered by this emptiness
Lord, I wish I was made of stone
Like a fool I lent my soul to love
And it paid me back in change
God help me, am I the only one
Who's ever felt this way

A heart that's worn and weathered
Would know better than to fight
But I wore mine like a weapon
Played out love like a crime
And it wrung me out and strung me out
And it hung years on my face
God help me, am I the only one
Who's ever felt this way

Now my sense of humor needs a break
I see a shadow in the mirror
And she's laughin' through her tears
One more smile's all I can fake

There is a wound inside me
And it's bleeding like a flood
There's times when I see a light ahead
Hope is not enough
As another night surrounds me
And it pounds me like a wave
God help me, am I the only one
Who's ever felt this way

God help me, am I the only one
Who's ever felt this way

Give It Up Or Let Me Go
written by Bonnie Raitt

Well I told you pretty baby
Such a long time ago
If I found you with another
Well I'd walk right out your door
Whoa, you- might call me crazy
There's one thing you should know
Well honey, you want me to love
You've got to
Give it up or let me go

I know it's useless to be jealous
I couldn't tie you if I tried
When I'm thinking you're messin' around my back
It brings a pain I just can't hide
Well baby I've been true to you
And if I can make that sacrifice
Honey you can do it too

Well you come home drunk and nasty
You won't tell me where you've been
Just when things are nice and sweet
You're goin' back out again
Why do you want to mess up a good thing
I'm gonna find me another man
One that wants to give me everything

Well I told you pretty baby
Such a long time ago
If I found you with another
Well I'd walk right out your door
Whoa, you- might call me crazy
One thing you should know
Well honey, you want me to love
You've got to
Give it up or let me go
Give it up now, y'all!
Give it up or let me go

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