Good Thing

Album: The Raw & The Cooked (1989)
Charted: 7 1
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  • The one good thing in my life
    Has gone away, I don't know why
    She's gone away, I don't know where
    Somewhere I can't follow her

    The one good thing didn't stay too long
    My back was turned and she was gone

    Good thing
    Where have you gone
    My good thing
    You've been gone too long (good thing)

    People say I should forget
    New friend tomorrow
    Don't get upset
    People say she's doing fine
    Mutual friends I see sometime

    That's not what I want to hear
    I wanna hear she wants me near

    Good thing
    Where have you gone
    My good thing
    You've been gone too long (good thing)
    Good thing

    Then one day she came back
    I was so happy that I didn't act
    Morning came into my room
    Caught me dreaming like a fool

    Good thing, my good thing
    My my my my good thing
    Where have you gone (good thing)
    My good thing
    My good thing (good thing)

    Girl
    Where have you gone
    It's been so long
    Good God girl
    Good God girl
    Good God girl
    Good thing
    Good God
    Good God Writer/s: David Steele, Roland Lee Gift
    Publisher: Walt Disney Music Company
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Ray from Toronto, CaFine Young Cannibal's 1989 song "Good Thing," fit into the movie "Tin Men" very well, even though the film was set in the 1960s, because "Good Thing" was recorded using the back-beat from Gloria Jones's 1965 song "Tainted Love."
  • Bill from Pensacola, FlEven though the movie Tin Men, by Barry Levinson, is set in Baltimore early 1960's, this song and FYC fit in perfectly.
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