"If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time" as written by and Diane Warren....
How did I ever let you slip away
Never knowing I'd be singing this song some day
And now I'm sinking, sinking to rise no more
Ever since you closed the door

If I could turn, turn back the hands of time
Then my darlin' you'd still be mine
If I could turn, turn back the hands of time
Then darlin' you, you'd still be mine

Funny, funny how time goes by
And blessings are missed in the wink of an eye
Why oh why oh why should one have to go on suffering
When every day I pray please come back to me

If I could turn, turn back the hands of time
Then my darlin' you'd still be mine
If I could turn, turn back the hands of time
Then darlin' you, you'd still be mine

And you had enough love for the both of us
But I, I, I did you wrong, I admit I did
But now I'm facing the rest of my life alone, whoa

If I could turn, turn back the hands of time
Then my darlin' you'd still be mine
If I could turn, turn back the hands of time
Then darlin' you, you'd still be mine

I'd never hurt you (If I could turn back)
Never do you wrong (If I could turn back)
And never leave your side (If I could turn back)
If I could turn back the hands

There'd be nothing I wouldn't do for you
(If I could turn back)
Forever honest and true to you
(If I could turn back)
If you accept me back in your heart, I love you
(If I could turn back the hands)

(If I could turn back)
That would be my will
(If I could turn back)
Darlin' I'm begging you to take me by the hands
(If I could turn back the hands)

I'm going down, yes I am
(If I could turn back)
Down on my bended knee, yeah
(If I could turn back)
And I'm gonna be right there until you return to me
(If I could turn back the hands)

(If I could turn back)
If I could just turn back that little clock on the wall
(If I could turn back)
Then I'd come to realize how much I love you
Love you love you love you
(If I could turn back the hands)


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"If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time" as written by Robert S. Kelly

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    General CommentThis is one of the best songs ever...
    el_madaon June 12, 2003   Link
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    General CommentTrue that el_mada! It's so sad an i bet so many people can relate to it! I dont think to many people dig the slow tempo but surely the lyrics make up for it! Great lyrics and one of R. Kellys greatest songs... Saddest breakup song ever, equal to maybe James Blunt - Goodye My Lover...
    the_archangelon September 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is pretty much sad...but I like it anyway.
    noodlesluvr1on June 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commentahh it's a gorgeous song... whenever I think 'if only I could go back in time....' this song comes to mind, along with some deeper memories =\

    He must have cheated on her or something to make her leave him, and he regrets it so much he wishes he could go back in time and never do it so they'd still be together...
    sillysozon August 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song has sooooooooooooooooooooooo much meaning to me,in the video there is a car accident.i was in a bad car wreck.i brokeup wif the gf i had cuz after my 3 week coma i didn't remember anything about her.after talking to her online for soo long i refell in love with her.anywho,i don't want to make this long so i'll just say it relates to me cuz of the video
    libernateron March 22, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthe video for it

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    libernateron March 29, 2012   Link

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