Old Flames (Can't Hold a Candle to You)

Album: Dolly, Dolly, Dolly (1980)
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  • Downtown tonight, I saw an old friend, someone who
    I used to take comfort from long before I met you
    I caught a spark in his eyes of forgotten desire
    With a word, or a touch, I could have rekindled that fire

    But old flames can't hold a candle to you
    No one can light up the night like you do
    Flickering embers of love
    I've known one or two
    But old flames can't hold a candle to you

    Oh yeah
    Ooh ooh

    Like sometimes at night, I think of old lovers I've known
    And I remember how holding them helped me not feel so alone (feel so alone)
    Then I feel you beside me and even their memories are gone
    Like stars in the night lost in the sweet light of dawn

    But old flames can't hold a candle to you
    No one can light up the night like you do
    Flickering embers of love
    I've known one or two
    But old flames can't hold a candle to you
    But old flames can't hold a candle to you

    Oh yeah (ooh)
    Oh oh, oh yeah
    Oh, oh
    Ah (ah!)
    Ah!
    Ah yeah
    Old flames can't hold a candle to you
    Candle to you
    Old flames (oh yeah)
    Old flames (oh yeah)
    Old flames (oh yeah)
    Old flames (oh yeah)
    Can't hold a candle to you Writer/s: Hugh Moffatt, Rosemary Patricia Sebert
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  • Domalddavisi Love Dolly Parton from Dundalk MdDolly is not only a great singer but is a terrific actor. I love the movie rhinestone cowboy with stone.
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