"I Want You Back" as written by Deke Richards, Alphonso James Mizell, Freddie Perren and Berry Gordy....
When I had you to myself I didn't want you around
Those pretty faces always made you stand out in a crowd
But someone picked you from the bunch
One glance was all it took
Now it's much too late for me to take a second look

Oh baby give me one more chance
(To show you that I love you)
Won't you please let me back in your heart
Oh darlin' I was blind to let you go
But now since I see you in his arms

Tryin' to live without your love is one long, sleepless night
Let me show you, girl, that I know wrong from right
Every street you walk on, I leave tear stains on the ground
Following the girl I didn't even want around


Lyrics submitted by ccockerill

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    Song MeaningThere was a girl who liked a boy, but he didn't liked her "...I didn't want you around".
    Now he recognizes that he likes her but she's already with another guy ("...Oh darlin' I was blind to let you go /But now since I see you in his arms...") and is frustrated because he didn't take the chance to be with her and now she has just moved on.
    searchingmeaningon March 13, 2011   Link

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