"Sentimental Lady" as written by and Ellington....
You are here and warm
But I could look away and you'd be gone
Cause we live in a time
When meaning falls in splinters from our lives
And that's why I've traveled far
'Cause I come so together where you are

And all of the things that I said that I wanted
Come rushing by in my head when I'm with you
Fourteen joys and a will to be merry
And all of the things that we say are very

Sentimental gentle wind
Blowing through my life again
Sentimental lady, gentle one

(All I need is you)

Sentimental gentle wind
Blowing through my life again
Sentimental lady, gentle one

Sentimental lady

Yeah all of the things that I said that I wanted
Come rushing by in my head when I'm with you
Fourteen joys and a will to be merry
And all of the things that we say are very

Sentimental gentle wind
Blowing through my life again
Sentimental lady, gentle one

(All I need is you)

Sentimental gentle wind
Blowing through my life again
Sentimental lady, gentle one

(All I need is you)

All of the things that I said that I wanted
Come rushing by in my head when I'm with you
Fourteen joys and a will to be merry
And all of the things that we say are very (all I need is you)

All of the things that I said that I wanted
Come rushing by in my head when I'm with you
Fourteen joys and a will to be merry
And all of the things that we say are very


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"Sentimental Lady" as written by Robert Welch

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    General CommentThis song so purely describes the person that you should not let get away. The lyrics are powerful yet pretty simple.

    "All of the things that I said that I wanted, come rushing by in my head when I'm with you".

    RIP Bob Welch.
    LaurelGon June 08, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe entire French Kiss album is fantastic!! This song stands out as one of his best.
    autodocon January 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song! This was one of my favorite songs as a kid.
    jokingkongon February 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFor me this signifies the connection between two people even as they fleetingly weave in and out of each other's lives...I have a situation like this in my life and can relate. I could be totally off from the actual intended meaning, but that is my take on it and how it relates to me.
    It is a beautiful song, in any case. I like the Bob Welch version better than the Fleetwood Mac version :) Much softer and prettier, IMHO.
    jessciaon April 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOops, wasn't done :-)
    This line gets me every time:
    "Cause I come so together where you are"
    jessciaon April 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne of my all time favorites. Great song indeed!
    nosreveson October 05, 2010   Link

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