Album: Golden Ring (1976)
Play Video
  • In a pawn shop in Chicago
    On a sunny summer day
    A couple gazes at the wedding rings
    There on display

    She smiles n' nods her head
    As he says, "Honey that's for you,
    It's not much, but it's the best
    That I can do."

    Golden rings (golden ring) with one tiny little stone
    Waiting there (waiting there) for someone to take you home
    By itself (by itself) it's just a cold metallic thing
    Only love can make a golden wedding ring

    In a little wedding chapel later on that afternoon
    An old upright piano plays that old familiar tune

    Tears roll down her cheeks
    And happy thoughts run through her head
    As he whispers low, "With this ring, I thee wed."



    In a small two room apartment
    As they fought their final round
    He says, "You won't admit it,
    But I know you're leavin' town."

    She says, "One thing's for certain,
    I don't love you any more."
    And throws down the ring
    As she walks out the door


    In a pawn shop in Chicago
    On a sunny summer day
    A couple gazes at the wedding rings
    There on display,
    Golden ring. Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Joe Ely

Joe ElySongwriter Interviews

The renown Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, with tales to tell about The Flatlanders and The Clash - that's Joe's Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"

Dr. John

Dr. JohnSongwriter Interviews

The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.

Kevin Godley

Kevin GodleySongwriter Interviews

Kevin Godley talks about directing classic videos for The Police, U2 and Duran Duran, and discusses song and videos he made with 10cc and Godley & Creme.

Intentionally Atrocious

Intentionally AtrociousSong Writing

A selection of songs made to be terrible - some clearly achieved that goal.

Rick Astley

Rick AstleySongwriter Interviews

Rick Astley on "Never Gonna Give You Up," "Cry For Help," and his remarkable resurgence that gave him another #1 UK album.

Def Leppard Quiz

Def Leppard QuizMusic Quiz

Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.