Baby Jane

Album: Body Wishes (1983)
Charted: 1 14
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  • Baby Jane, Don't leave me hangin' on the line
    I knew you when you had no one to talk to
    Now you're moving in high society
    Don't forget, I know secrets about you
    I used to think you were on my side
    But now I'm no longer sure
    I wish I knew what I know now before

    When I give my heart again
    I know it's gonna last forever
    No one tell me where or when
    I know it's gonna last forever

    Baby Jane, don't it make you feel sad
    Just when I thought that we were winning
    You and I were so close in ev'ry way
    Don't time fly when you're loving and laughing
    I've said goodbye so many times
    the situation ain't all that new
    Optimism's my best defense
    I'll get through without you

    When I give my heart again
    I know it's gonna last forever
    No one tell me where or when
    I know it's gonna last forever
    I won't be that dumb again
    I know it's gotta last forever
    When I fall in love again
    I know it's gonna last forever

    Baby Jane, I've said all I want to say
    Go your own way, don't think twice about me
    'Cause I've got ideas and plans of my own
    So long darling, I'll miss you, believe me
    The lesson learned was so hard to swallow
    but I know that I'll survive
    I'm gonna take a good look at myself and cry

    When I give my heart again
    I know it's gonna last forever
    No one tell me where or when
    I know it's gonna last forever
    When I fall in love again
    I know it's gotta last forever
    I won't be that dumb again
    I know it's gonna last forever Writer/s: Jay Davis, Rod Stewart
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Darryl from QldLove the song.
  • Debby from UsaCoincidentally this song appears in the 1983 docudrama Portfolio starring supermodel Kelly Emberg. Obviously Rod had a screening of it since they paid a royalty to use his song and as he says, "A face came across the screen and I immediately fell in love with Kelly Emberg" which obviously didn't sit well with Rod's wife at the time Alana.
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