"I Got You" as written by and Pat/monahan Simmons....
Hey, did you hear, about the one that got away,
They say, he looked left,
She turned right, meant to be together but not that night,
It's when fate's running late, we tend to make mistakes,
We go 'round and 'round, from love to love
It's either way too much or not enough

Gimme lazy days with nothing better to do
Than singin' oh black water keep on rollin' while I wait for you
I don't care if it rains, I'll be just fine,
I'm leaving the ghosts behind until
I got you, I got you
You're the sun through my window, warming my skin
Oh you, I got you
Hey,

Then when one of them was taken, the other one was waiting
For the next big thing
To bring them to the gates of heaven
Or maybe just a late night in Vegas
It's true, that's what we do when were going down swingin'
Then coming up singing the blues
Wearing out my shoes, chasing new faces to get to you

Driving home on a summer night
Singin' old black water
Keep on rolling 'till the time is right
I don't care if it rains, I'll be just fine
Sit back enjoy the ride

Until I got you, I got you
You're the sun through my window
Warming my skin, oh you I got you Like Sonny and Cher
Except I'll be there for you, I got you
Let old black water bring us together

Old black water keep on rolling
Mississippi moon won't you keep on shining on me
Old black water keep on rolling
Mississippi moon won't you keep on shining on me
Wanna hear some funky Dixieland
Pretty Mama come on take me by the hand,
Wanna hear some funky Dixieland
Pretty mama,
Here she comes,

I got you, I got you
You're the sun through my window warming my skin,
Oh you I got you
Like Sonny and Cher you know I'll be there for you
I got you, let old black water bring us together
You, I got you, I got you , I got you baby
By the hand hand take me by the hand
Pretty mama dance with your daddy all night long
Wanna hear some funky Dixieland
Pretty mama come and take me by the hand
By the hand hand, take me by the hand
Pretty mama dance with your daddy all night long
Wanna hear some funky Dixieland
Pretty mama come and take me by the hand
By the hand hand, take me by the hand
Pretty mama dance with your daddy all night long
Wanna hear some funky Dixieland
Pretty mama come and take me by the hand


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"I Got You" as written by Pat Monahan Pat Simmons

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    General CommentLove the Doobie Brothers bit!!!!
    hayles89on June 12, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about a guy recounting the story of how he found his significant other (girlfriend, wife??) He tells the story of two people who are ultimately meant to be together, but it doesn't happen right away. They miss their first opportunity (he looks one way, she goes the other,) and go their own ways. Then they end up working their way back to each other (dating other people along the way) until they meet up again. In the midst of telling the story, he explains how he doesn't mind the times he felt lonely or unfulfilled because now he has her, and that's all that matters.

    Anyhoo, that's how I interpret it...

    I really like the bit of Doobie Brothers sampling. I love "Black Water".
    spazzie8peaon July 12, 2010   Link

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