There's an hour of sunshine
For a million years of rain
But somehow that always seems to be enough
When love falls from the sky
Nobody ever asks why
You just take it or you leave it
Where it was
But there's just one kind of love
You can spend your life dreaming of

For the love of a sweet-lovin' man
Some have traveled far and wide
Some have given up and died
For the love of a sweet-lovin' man
Some have broken down and cried
Some have turned to dust inside
But I'll stay right here and hide
In the arms of my sweet-lovin' man

Until you've had sweet lovin'
There's no lovin' worth the name
But you can go blind
From crying all the time
And who said life was easy
And who said a man was fair
Well I wish you well
But keep your paws off mine
You can't buy one at the mall
But he'll come if you just call...

Lyrics submitted by Anne Arbour

Sweet-Lovin' Man song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentThe keep your paws of mine line is the best line in the song!

    The song is purposefully full of pop cliches so I don't know how you can pick that line out as bad when you have lines like
    "who said life was easy
    and who said a man was fair "
    " When love falls
    from the sky nobody ever asks why "
    I mean he rymes sky and why for goodness sake!

    However because of this I think this is one of the best songs ever, Its like listening to a really classic pop song thats been around for 50 years. Except its much better than most old pop songs.
    Mattzillamanon August 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about Jesus.
    Nipon September 11, 2016   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI think that this could have been one of the greatest songs of all time. Truly beautiful melody and and a simple yet emotional lyric (the line 'some have turned to dust inside' is the bit where I usually start to blub). However, the song is all but ruined (and now I can hardly listen to it) due to the lame, second-hand campy/bitchy/childish rubbish of the line "but keep your paws off mine". My heart sinks every time I hear this piece of cultural vandalism committed by the writer himself.
    Mikeymike111on April 27, 2006   Link

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