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Room Service Lyrics

 

If You Can't Find Love

 

I donít expect you to remember
Iím just a lover from the distant past
I know itís hard when all that time goes by
In the pale of the players never last.


The love we had wouldnít pass for perfect
And we lost a battle on the way
If you run and hide they used to tell this little boy
You could live to fight another day.


If you canít find love and youíre lost and lonely
If you come to me Iíll take your hand
If you canít find me just think of the memory
When you dream of love Iíll be your man.


I guess Iíll never know for certain
If youíll let me stay or if Iíll go
All I know is the love I have for is something else
The way I feel is something you should know.


Just think of the memory, (When you dream of love Iíll be your man)

 

 

But I Do

 

Iíve been so alone without you
I try not to think about you
But I do, I do.


I know that Iím to blame
Iíve got no right to call your name
But I do, I do.


I sure do feel the pain
And Iíd give anything
You know I would
Cause you were so good
And you always could
Give me love.
You sure did make it easy to be loved for a while.
We sure did have it going for a while.


Iíve been so alone without your touch
Never thought Iíd hurt so much
But I do, I do.


I never thought Iíd be the kind
To need someone all the time
But I do, I do.


Didnít we have it going?
We sure did have it going for a while.

 

 

Callin' Baton Rouge



I spent last night in the arms
Of a girl in Louisiana
Though I'm out on the highway
My thoughts are still with her
A strange combination of a woman and a child
A strange situation stoppin' every twenty miles
Callin' Baton Rouge.


A replay of events last night
Go through my mind
Except for a scene or two
Erased by sweet red wine
I see a truck stop sign ahead
So I change lanes
I need a couple cups of coffee
And a couple dollars change
Callin' Baton Rouge.


Operator get me on through
I gotta send my love down to Baton Rouge
Hurry up won't you put her on the line
I want talk to that girl one more time.


Hello Samantha dear, I hope you're feelin' fine
It won't be long until I'm with you all the time
Until then I'll spend my money up
Right down to my last dime.
Callin' Baton Rouge.

 

 

It Could Have Been Ten Years Ago



When the candle at my table
Cast itís light upon your face
And suddenly I recognised you
Well it took my breath away
And for an hour you were mine again
And it was like a dream
Holding hands across the table
And the years.


You had stepped out of the darkness
Like a ghost out of my past
But it seems like only yesterday
Since I had seen you last
I was caught up in your smile
And the way you made me feel
It was like a night from ten years ago
Yes it could have been ten years ago.


From the trembling of my hands
It could have been ten years ago
Then you were gone and once again I am alone.
Crying for a love with you that never was
How good it could have been ten years ago.


Well you ask all about me
And you told me all your plans
And though you never mentioned him
I saw the ring upon your hand
Oh but I couldnít help it Lord I fell in love again
Just the way I fell ten years ago.
Yes it could have been ten years ago.


From the trembling of my hands
It could have been ten years ago
Then you were gone and once again I am alone.
Crying for a love with you that never was
How good it could have been ten years ago
Yes it could have been ten years ago.

 

 

Lots Of Matchbooks



Lots of matchbooks, lots of napkins
Lots of numbers, lots of names.
But theyíre worthless scraps of paper
Since Iíve known you my life has changed.


I have been a rambler
A midnight mover
Love them and leave them
Was the game I played.
But then I met you
Didnít even touch you.
Somehow you touched me
In a special way.


A man needs someone he can depend on
Someone to help him make a happy home
Those faceless ladies are fun to play with
But try to love one, sheís up and gone.


Lots of matchbooks, lots of napkins
Lots of numbers, lots of names
But theyíre worthless scraps of paper
Now I love you and Iím not the same

 

 

If There Were Only Time For Love

 

If all you had to do each day
Is wake up and go out to play
Shake the hand of all the world
Especially every boy and girl.
And if the only tears you shed
Were tears of joy upon your bed
That made the sea of your love grow
To flowers for the world to know
And if the world would do the same
Life could have a brand new name
The one weíve all been dreaming of
If there were only, only time for love


The problems that youíre facing now
Would vanish into air somehow
Thereíd be no one to bring you harm
Youíd walk together arm in arm
And peace would reign across the Earth
And Eve could have her Adams worth
And every man would have a smile
And ladies kisses last a while.
We could take each otherís hand
Be the others biggest fan
And sing a song about a dove
If there were only, only time for love


I think Jesus lived and died
So we would not be crucified
And all we really have to do
Is you love me and I love you.
If he should return someday
Pass your door along his way
Come in and sit down a while
And see the beauty in your smile.
Think how very proud youíd be
If love was all there was to see
Just like His Fatherís house above
Where there is only, only time for love

 

 

Cryin' Again



You told me that our love was for ever
But you never really meant it that way
You said we had a sweet situation
But Iím waking up without you today.


Crying again
Weíre out of love again.
Crying again
Like weíve nearly always been.
Crying again
I wonder when I wonít be
Crying again.


I thought we had a real understanding
But you never understood what I said.
The magic didnít last like I planned it
But weíve wasted all the feelings instead

 

 

I'll Be True To You
(originally appeared on Y'all Come Back Saloon,
this is the exact same version)


They met upon a blue moon
And they parted on a cloudy day.
They were so in love and out of school.
But he was going so far, far away.

She said, ďIíll be true to you
Even though you donít want me to.
And Iíll be blue for you
Even though youíve asked me not to.Ē

Well the years drifted by them as we all know they can
He found other women, but she refused other men.
But as fate would have it they met again.
She was on a downhill slide, he was just sliding in.

As he looked into her eyes that night he never realized
The only real love in his life was passing by.
When he turned and left her there, his words ďGoodbyeĒ
He heard her calling out to him and as he walked she cried.

ďIíve been true to you.
Seems like speaking to me
Is the least you that you could do.
And Iíve been blue for you
Even though youíve asked me not to.Ē

Sheíd been drinking way too hard one night
Sheíd been drinking way too long
Alone and pale in a cheap hotel
She died there in the dawn.

Kneeling by her grave, o so late and o so wrong.
He longed to hold her close again, crying on and on.

He cried, ďIíll be true to you
After all that I have put you through
And Iíll be blue for you
Though you never even asked me to.Ē

 

 

Come On In



When I get tired and a little lonely,
The world's turned itís cold back on me
When Iím about to swear
I ainít got a friend left to my name
Instead of sinking a little lower
I start making tracks on over
To a place where the sun shines day and night
And where I know Iíll hear you say.


Come on in, baby take your coat off,
Come on in, baby take a load off
Come on in, baby shake the blues off
Iím gonna love that frown away
Come on in, baby put a smile on,
Come on in, baby tell me whatís wrong
Come on in, the blues will be long gone
Iím gonna love your hurt away


When I feel a lonesome night coming on,
Every thing I did all day went wrong
Thereís a black cloud following me around
and I just canít get away.
Instead of sinking a little lower
I start making tracks on over
To a place where the sun shines day and night
And I know Iíll hear you say

 

 

Lay Down Your Sword And Shield

 

Lay down, lay down, lay down, lay down your sword and shield
Lay down, lay down, lay down, lay down your sword and shield


Iím so tired of fighting woman
This life is just unreal, (just unreal)
So lay down, lay down, lay down, lay down your sword and shield


Weíve been so busy fighting for so long
Weíre bound to lose a love that is so strong
If you take off all of that armor
And just stack it by the bed
Youíd be so glad you listened to me when I said


Donít say your wrong but that Iím right
This cold wars getting hot and hard to fight
Well we must love each other
Or weíd never stayed this long (stayed this long)
So lets just take it off and get it on

 

 

I Can Love You

 

I know you like to be caressed
And to know that youíve been missed
And to have love whispered softly in your ears
And to feel the tenderness
That you can feel when youíve been kissed
So gently that your eyes fill with tears


I can love you
I can hold you in my arms until Iíve loved you
I know what feels good to you and how you like to feel
I never could but still if you let me now
I can show you how I can love you


Sometimes you like to stand alone
Make a womanís feelings known
But often your as helpless as a child
And I have seen your hungry eyes
Betray your loneliness inside
And beg someone to love you for a while