Has Anyone Ever Written Anything For You?

Album: Rock A Little (1985)
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  • Has anyone ever written anything for you
    In all your darkest hours
    Have you ever heard me sing
    Listen to me now
    You know I'd rather be alone
    Than be without you
    Don't you know

    Has anyone ever given anything to you
    In your darkest hours
    Did you ever give it back
    Well, I have
    I have given that to you
    If it's all I ever do
    This is your song

    And the rain comes down
    There's no pain and there's no doubt
    It was easy to say
    I believed in you everyday
    If not for me
    Then do it for the world

    Has anyone ever written anything for you
    In your darkest sorrow
    Did you ever hear me sing
    Listen to me now
    You know I'd rather be alone
    Than be without you
    Don't you know

    So, if not for me, then
    Do it for yourself
    If not for me then
    Do it for the world
    Poet...priest of nothing
    Poet...priest of nothing

Comments: 8

  • Thomas from El Paso,txI have the seven inch, 45-RPM single of this song with picture sleeve. I am expecting the 12-inch version with the same picture sleeve to be delivered soon (thank you eil.com). I have 29 45-rpm singles with picture sleeves from Stevie and Fleetwood Mac. This will make pair number 14 ( the 7-inch and 12-inch vinyl with matching sleeves).My best friend of 27-years Sarah is going out of town for cancer treatment, so I gave her the birthday gift early. When I receive the 12-inch version, I will open it at Sarah's place. I suggest checking a site called World-wide candlelighting event to anyone who has lost a friend. I will light a candle. And pray!
  • Ken from Louisvile, KyGive a listen to "Song for Emma" to truly understand this song. It's a sad song performed with great love by Joe Walsh.
  • Bob from Southfield, MiJoe's little girl was named "Emma" and the "Song for Emma" appears on his album..."So What?"
  • Cindy Bollinger from Anaheim, CaWhen I heard the story about Stevie and Joe Walsh meeting at a party then later taking a drive and what happened during the time we were together...well...there just couldn't be a more beautiful song to dedicate to a person like Joe Walsh. Thank you Stevie and thank you, Joe for sharing.
  • Barb from Virginia Beach, VaDear God, that is a beautiful story. And a beautiful song as well. Thanks for finding that, Lisa in GA.
  • Kazryn from Potters Bar, EnglandMy mistake - the 'Shake the Cage' tour was after Stevie left.
  • Chris from Leeds, Englandi HATED the rock a little album - so very 80's...
  • Sara Mackenzie from Middle Of Nowhere, Flawwwwww man, this is SUCH a sad, sad song, but it's the haunting melody that makes me want to cry sometimes
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