"If I Can't Have You" as written by and Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart....
Don't know why I'm surviving ev'ry lonely day,
When there's got to be no chance for me.
My life would end.
And it doesn't matter how I cry,
My tears of love a waste of time.
If I turn away

Can't let go and it doesn't matter how I try
I gave it all so easily to you my love,
To dreams that never will come true
Am I strong enough to see it through
Go crazy is what I will do

[Chorus]
Am I strong enough to see it through?
Go crazy is what I will do,
If I can't have you, I don't want no other, baby,
If I can't have you, uh huh, ah!
If I can't have you, I don't want no other, baby,
If I can't have you, uh huh, ah!

And it doesn't matter how I try;
I gave it all too easily to you, my love.
To dream and never will come true

[Chorus]

(If I can't have you)


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"If I Can't Have You" as written by Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart

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    General CommentTo me this song is about love that turns to obsession and then to anger. One of Labelle's best vocal throwdowns--one that would make girl groups of today run for cover.
    BobCon June 21, 2002   Link

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