"If You Knew" as written by and Nina Simone....
If you knew how I miss you,
You would not stay away today.
Don't you know how I need you?
Stay here, my dear, with me.

I need you here beside me,
Forever and a day, a day.
Together, never parted,
Just you, just me, my love.

I can't go on without you.
Your love is all I?m living for.
I love all things about you.
Your heart, your soul, my love.

I can't go on without you,
Forever and a day, a day.
I need you here beside me,
Forever and a day, a day.
And no one else besides me.
I love you, I love you, I do.
I do.

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"If You Knew" as written by Nina Simone

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    General Commenthe sings with such passion! and it's even more meaningful because i can hear jeff actually misses the tune at about 2:42 and i just love it. he was absolutely perfect but this one time you can actually hear it and it's so special because you realize that even the his mistakes are so precious and one of a kind and i miss him so much more...it's so unfair that he didn't get chance to record more. absolutely brilliant artist...
    Kresjuon February 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis another nina simone cover by jeff on the expanded legacy edition of the live at sin-e ep
    calvins_hobbieson May 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgood stuff man good stuff
    Tonagamuon February 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favorite of his live songs.

    Beautiful because of the emotion conveyed and as Kresju said, because of the little idiosyncrasies.

    Love how the last line, "I love you, I do", was sung. Gorgeous. :)
    AllQuieton July 31, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI listen to this song at least 15 times a day.
    JessEmergencyon June 16, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI think the line in the last stanza
    that is written here as
    "and no one else besides me"
    is actually
    "i know what air betides me"

    what do you think?
    tmano1on August 20, 2009   Link

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