If I were a carpenter,
And you were a lady,
Would you marry me anyway,
Would you have my baby?
If you were a carpenter,
And I were a lady,
I'd marry you anyway,
I'd have your baby.
If a tinker was my trade,
Would I still find you?
I'd be carrying the pots you made,
Following behind you.
Save your love through loneliness,
Save your love through sorrow,
I gave you my onlyness,
Give me your tomorrow.
If I were a miller,
And a mill wheel grinding,
Would you miss your colored blouse,
And your soft shoes shining?
If you were a miller,
And a mill wheel grinding,
I'd not miss my colored blouse,
And my soft shoes shining.
Save your love through loneliness,
Save your love through sorrow,
I gave you my onlyness,
Give me your tomorrow.
If I worked my hands on wood,
Would you still love me?
I'd answer you yes I would.
And would you not be above me?
If I were a carpenter,
And you were a lady,
I'd marry you anyway,
I'd have your baby.
Save your love through loneliness,
Save your love through sorrow,
I gave you my onlyness,
Give me your tomorrow.



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  • +1
    General Comment:love this song.
    about loving someone regardless of money or status.
    there's been some awesome covers of this one.
    concreteskieson January 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Great cover. This was originally performed by Bobby Darin.
    dcaton December 26, 2005   Link

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