"The One You Love" as written by Glenn Lewis Frey and Jack Tempchin....
I know you need a friend
Someone you can talk to
Who will understand what you're going through
When it comes to love
There's no easy answer
Only you can say what you're gonna do

I heard you on the phone
You took his number
Said you weren't alone, but you'd call him soon
Isn't he the guy
The guy who left you crying
Isn't he the one who made you blue

When you remember those nights in his arms
You know you've gotta make up your mind

Are you gonna stay with the one who loves you
Or are you going back to the one you love
Someone's gonna cry when they learn they've lost you
Someone's gonna thank the stars above

What you gonna say when he comes over
There's no easy way to see this through
All the broken dreams
All the disappointments
Oh girl, what you gonna do

Your heart keeps saying it's just not fair
But still you've gotta make up your mind

Are you gonna stay with the one who loves you
Or are you going back to the one you love
Someone's gonna cry when they know they've lost you
Someone's gonna thank the stars above


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"The One You Love" as written by Jack Tempchin Glenn Lewis Frey

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Red Cloud Music

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    General Commentdesperado song... i like his voice however, so smooth and comforting.
    bleedingpegasuson May 08, 2004   Link
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    General CommentTHIS SONG IS SO NOSTALGIC TO ME. IT REMINDS ME OF MY MOM WHEN I WAS A KID. SHE USED TO LISTEN TO THIS. HIS VOICE IS SO COMFORTING. HOW GAY HUH?
    convinceon November 07, 2008   Link
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    General Commentpoor guy though. He loves her, but she still thinks about the other guy. He's hurting telling her please make up your mind. Are you gonna do what's good for you now, or in the longrun? Great concept
    convinceon February 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWhat an exceptional song. What do you think happened? Did she leave or stay?
    Anyhow, my guess is that she left if she was younger, and stayed if she was older (looking for marriage).
    raiderroadtrip00on November 10, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI can relate to this song well cuz i've been there before....there was a guy who really loved me and was always there for me,but i was with another guy ,who wasn't really good too me,not as good as the other guy anyway.but i never really gave him a shot,and now i do know how he must have felt.
    we are always chasing what we can't seem to have,and never see what we really have
    johnnyhitsmeon November 21, 2012   Link

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