Hold Out

Album: Hold Out (1980)
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  • Baby I guess you know my story
    Baby I guess you know my side
    It seems I've traded love for glory
    But I'm still not satisfied

    Given all the years
    All the cries and cheers
    Don't amount to much more than pride
    Take my love for you
    Take tomorrow too
    There's not much left inside

    How we laughed when we first knew love
    Singing dumb-de-lum-de-lie
    I taught you how to see life through love
    Then I taught you how to cry
    And though I must have known
    How easily love is thrown
    I took some chances, I don't know why
    There's not much you can do
    You wish that I'd been true
    Darlin' so do I

    Now you better hold out
    Go on and hold out
    Go ahead and hold out
    For what you know love can be
    Move on and hold out
    Don't let your love be sold out
    If there's anyone who knows about it
    Baby that's me

    Ah you're right
    You can't forget the way I lied
    Time has seen you grow,
    To lead your life alone
    Though you tried and tried
    Cried and cried

    Baby I guess you know my story
    Maybe there's not much left to say
    You know the more we take the more we
    Turn each other's hearts away
    Now I'll be leaving in the morning
    Leaving half of me behind
    To find the pieces life's been torn in
    And take whatever love I find

    But you better hold out
    Go on and hold out
    Just walk away and hold out
    For what you know love can be
    Move on and hold out
    Don't let your love be sold out
    It's starting to be cold out
    For people who live like me
    Move on and hold out
    And somewhere later no doubt
    You'll find another hold out
    Someone just like you baby, wait and see Writer/s: Jackson Browne
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