Clark Gable

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about a man who is in love with a girl, but is doubting whether his love for her is real anymore and if it isn't just a lie he tells himself so he has something to live for. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Matt - Salisbury, MD
  • Clark Gable was a famous actor who was a popular leading man in movies throughout the '30s and '40s. In this song, the singer imagines he is Clark Gable on a movie set kissing the girl.

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