Close As You Get lyrics (2007)

1. If The Devil Made Whisky
2. Trouble At Home
3. Thirty Days
4. Hard Times
5. Have You Heard
6. Eyesight To The Blind
7. Evenin'
8. Nowhere Fast
9. Checkin' Up On My Baby
10. I Had A Dream
11. Sundown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 If The Devil Made Whisky
(Gary Moore)

If the devil made whisky,
he must have made my woman too.
If the devil made whisky,
he must have made my baby too.
Cause they both make you love 'em,
then they make a fool of you.
Yeah.

If the devil made money,
he must have made my girl as well.
Ooh, if the devil made money,
he must have made my girl as well.
Cause they get a man in trouble,
then they send you straight to hell.
Yeah.

If the devil was a woman,
he'd look exactly like my girl.
Ooh, if the devil was a woman,
he'd look exactly like my girl.
She get you hooked on her good lovin',
then leavy you lonely in this world.

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Trouble At Home
(Gary Moore)

I made up my mind.
I got trouble at home.
I made up my mind.
I got trouble in my home.
When the rain stops falling,
I got a feeling, I'll be alone.

My baby keeps crying.
She's is in so much misery and pain.
My baby keeps on crying.
Lord, she's in so much misery and pain.
Well, I try to be a good man,
but I keep going wrong again.

I worry about my children.
Ooh, I'd hate them to see what's going on.
I worry about my children, people.
Lord, I'd hate them to see what's going on.
Why should they have to suffer
when it's you and me that's going wrong?

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Thirty Days
(Chuck Berry)

I'm gonna give you thirty days to get back home.
I done talked to the gypsy woman on the telephone.
She gonna send out a worldwide hoodoo,
that'll be the very thing that'll suit ya.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.

Oh, thirty days.
Oh, thirty days.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.
Gonna send out a worldwide hoodoo,
that'll be the very thing that'll suit you.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.

I done talked to the judge in private early this mornin'.
And he took me to the sheriff's office to sign a warnin'.
Gonna put a false charge against ya,
That'll be the very thing that'll send ya.
Gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.

Oh, thirty days.
Oh, thirty days.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.
Gonna put a false charge against ya,
That'll be the very thing that'll send ya.
Gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.

If I don't get no satisfaction from the judge,
I'm gonna take it to the FBI and voice my grudge.
If they don't give me no consolation,
I'm gonna take it to the United Nations.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.

Oh, thirty days
Oh, thirty days.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.
You don't give me no consolation,
I'm gonna take it to the United Nations.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.
Yeah.

Ho!

I'm gonna give you thirty days to get back home.
I done talked to the gypsy woman on the telephone.
She gonna send out a worldwide hoodoo,
that'll be the very thing that'll suit ya.
I'm gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.

Oh, thirty days.
Oh, thirty days.
Gonna see that you be back home in thirty days.
Gonna send out a worldwide hoodoo,
that'll be the very thing that'll suit ya.

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Hard Times
(Gary Moore)

Hard times.

You're always askin' me for money.
You think it's growin' on the trees.
I don't think that you're so funny.
Can't you see when a man is on his knees.

These are hard times, baby.
These are hard times, baby.
These are hard times, baby,
getting harder all the time.

You're always leavin’ me so lonely.
So you can run all over town.
I used to be your one and only.
But now I see, you would kick me when I'm down.

These are hard times, baby.
These are hard times, baby.
These are hard times, baby,
getting harder all the time.
Yes, they are.

Well, now I've run right out of money.
You're telling me this time we're through.
You better watch behind you, honey.
Cause all your trouble's gonna catch right up with you.

These are hard times, baby.
These are hard times, baby.
These are hard times, baby,
getting harder all the time.

These are hard times, baby,
getting harder all the time.

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Have You Heard
(John Mayall)

Have you heard about my baby?
How I love her you just don't know.
Have you heard about my baby?
How I love her you just don't know.
Lord, it hurt me so bad
when I heard she had to go.

Have you heard about my baby?
How I tried, but I let her down.
Ooh, have you heard about my baby?
How I tried, but I let her down.
Ooh, she burned me with her love, ooh.
Oh, no one else can ever wear her crown.

Have you heard about my baby?
Where she goes, where she goes I just don't know.
Ooh, have you heard about my baby?
Ooh, just where she goes I just don't know.
If you should see my baby,
please tell her that I love her so.

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Eyesight To The Blind
(Sonny Boy Williamson)

Well, you talk about your woman,
wish that you could see mine.
Yes, you talk about your woman,
wish that you could see mine.
When the little girl start lovin',
she brings eyesight to the blind.

Well, her daddy must have been a millionaire.
You can tell it by the way she walks.
Her daddy must have been a millionaire.
You can tell it by the way she walks.
When the little girl start lovin',
the deaf and dumb begins to talk.

Well, I remember one friday mornin',
we were lyin' in our beds.
A man crossed the street, stopped and
put up his hand and said:
I declare she's pretty.
The whole state knows she's fine.
When she walk down the street,
she brings eyesight to the blind.
Yes, she does.

Well, I declare she's pretty.
The whole state knows she's fine.
I declare she's pretty.
The whole state knows she's fine.
When the little girl start lovin',
she brings eyesight to the blind.

When the little girl start lovin',
she brings eyesight to the blind.
Yeah.

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Evenin'
(Swain/Royce)

Evenin', every night you come and find me.
And you always remind me
that my girl has gone.

Evenin', can't you see I'm deep within your power.
Every minute seems like hours
since my girl has gone.

Shadows fall on the wall.
That's the time I miss you most of all.
Even though I try, how can I go on?

Evenin', let me sleep till dawn is breaking.
I don't care if I don't awaken
since my girl has gone.

Shadows fall on the wall.
That's the time miss you most of all.
Even though I try, how can I go on?

Evenin', let me sleep till dawn is breaking.
I don't care if I don't awaken
since my girl has gone.

Since my girl has gone.

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Nowhere Fast
(Gary Moore)

Frozen in time, lost in a space.
Your life is movin' at a dead snail's pace.
No momentum or trajectory for you.
Still born treacle that you're waiting through.
All the time wonderin' if the future's passed.
All the signs are sayin' nowhere fast.

How did you get here, no one can say.
Looking too hard, you can lose your way.
Don't try to blame nobody else.
There's only one person who can help yourself.
All the time you know that it just can't last.
All the signs are sayin' nowhere fast.

Dig a big hole, sink in the rut.
Stick in the mud till your senses shut.
Concrete sand around your feet.
Marching in circles to the drudgy beat.
All the time in the world that's passed
and still you're goin' nowhere fast.

Will you still remember as you breathe your last,
all the time you wasted goin' nowhere fast.
Nowhere fast.

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Checkin' Up On My Baby
(Sonny Boy Williamson)

Yeah.

I'm checking on my baby.
Find out what she's puttin' down.
I'm checking on my baby.
Find out what she's puttin' down.
So many nights and days,
well, I've been out of town.

I won't even call.
I won't even write.
I won't even call.
I won't even write.
Well, I caught me a plane,
flew back that same night.

Aah.

Checking on my baby.
Find out what she's puttin' down.
Checking on my baby.
Find out what she's puttin' down.
So many nights and days,
well, I've been out of town.

I won't even call.
I won't even write.
I won't even call.
I won't even write.
Well, I caught me a plane,
flew back that same night.

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I Had A Dream
(Gary Moore)

I had a dream
that you were my queen.
And I was your king.
In the shadows of love.

No one could see
how close we would be.
Two lovers, you and me.
In the shadows of love.

I was a fool to play by the rules.
And I was a fool to let you go.
All through the night
when I held you so tight.
Till the first morning light,
but my arms were closed.

I had a dream
that you were my queen.
And I was your king.
In the shadows of love.

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Sundown
(Son House)

One-two.
Rollin'.
Okey, sundown.

Hm, hm.

You know late one evenin',
I went out to the outskirts of town.
Late one evenin',
I went out to the outskirts of town.
And I chose me a seatin',
watched the evenin' sun go down.

I say little girl,
you know you done broke my heart.
Little girl, little girl,
you know you done broke my heart.
And it's so sad to say
that the best friends have to part.

You know I wakes up soon in the mornin'
and I'm feelin' sick and bad.
Yes, I wakes up soon in the mornin'
and I'm feelin' sick and bad.
I'm thinking 'bout the good times
that I once have had.

Little girl, little girl,
your little trouble comin' home one day.
Little girl, little girl,
your little trouble comin' home one day.
You're gonna be sorry
for treating poor me this way.

You know people don't seem to like you
when you try to be lovin' and kind.
People don't seem to like you
when you try to be lovin' and kind.
One day they're comin' after you
and you'll be done change your mind.

You know the blues
is a weird, old heart disease.
You know the blues
is a weird, old heart disease.
Well, it seems like you try to love somebody
and they're so hard to please.

You know the sun is goin' down
behind that old western hill.
The sun is goin' down
behind that old western hill.
Well, I never practiced nothin',
but I guess my little baby will.
Hm-hm.

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