"Cry Me a River" as written by and Arthur Hamilton....
Now you say you love me
But you cry the whole night through
You can cry me a river
oh yes you're goin' to cry me a river
'Cause I cried a river over you

Now you say you're sorry for being so untrue
You may cry a river
You may cry me a river
I cried a river over you
Yes I did child, yes I did my child

You drove me nearly out of my head
You stood by and never shed a tear
But I remember every word that was said
Oh yes, I remember - never fear

You may cry me a river, c'mon now
Cry me a river
You may cry me a river
I cried a river for you (Oh how I cried)

You nearly drove me out of my own sweethead
You stood by, you never shed a tear for me.
I remember every crual word - everything that was said
Yes I remember, never you fear

You may cry me a river
I cried a river for you
Yes I cried a river for you

Turn back the tide of life, I cried - salty water runnin' down
I cried I love you
I cried I love you
I cried, I cried

You may cry, oh, she may cry now, a river of tears
A river of tears for you
You may cry now, she may cry, oh, she may cry now
You may cry, oh, she may cry now a river of tears
A river of tears for you

I cry you can cry me a river
Lord loves a cheerful giver
C'mon and cry me a river of tears
C'mon now and cry me a river of tears
C'mon now and cry me a river of tears
C'mon now, c'mon down and cry me a river

Now you say you love me
But you cry the whole night through
You can cry me a river
oh yes you're goin' to cry me a river
'Cause I cried a river over you

Now you say you're sorry for being so untrue
You may cry a river
You may cry me a river
I cried a river over you
Yes I did child, yes I did my child

You drove me nearly out of my head
You stood by and never shed a tear
But I remember every word that was said
Oh yes, I remember, never fear

You may cry me a river, c'mon now
Cry me a river
You may cry me a river
I cried a river for you (Oh how I cried)

You nearly drove me out of my own sweethead
You stood by, you never shed a tear for me.
I remember every crual word - everything that was said
Yes I remember, never you fear

You may cry me a river
I cried a river for you
Yes I cried a river for you

Turn back the tide of life, I cried - salty water runnin' down
I cried I love you
I cried I love you
I cried, I cried

You may cry, oh, she may cry now, a river of tears
A river of tears for you
You may cry now, she may cry, oh, she may cry now
You may cry, oh, she may cry now a river of tears
A river of tears for you

I cry you can cry me a river
Lord loves a cheerful giver
C'mon and cry me a river of tears
C'mon now and cry me a river of tears
C'mon now and cry me a river of tears
C'mon now - c'mon down and cry me a river


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"Cry Me a River" as written by Arthur Hamilton

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    General CommentWow...a bit redundant (lyrics) for my tastes, but I love Connor's voice and her music. I believe it's about her leaving a man in her life after he did her wrong. Now he wants her back, but she wants no part of him. She wants him to feel the pain he put her through when he cheated or left her (I can't be sure which). Much of the music of Connor's time was quite theatrical and dealt with love/romance, which is probably why the old black and white movies (that included music) will always be my favorites.
    SweetCheeks2on March 01, 2012   Link

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