"If I can't have you" as written by Maurice Ernest Gibb, Robin Hugh Gibb and Barry Alan Gibb....
Don't know why
I'm survivin' every 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, so far, are a waste of time
If I turn away
Am I strong enough to see it through
Go crazy is what I will do

[Chorus]
If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-huh, oh
If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-hoh

Oh da, da, da, da, da, da, da, da, da, da, da
Oooh, oooh
Aahhhh! Aahhhh!

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

If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-huh, oh
If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-hoh

Oh!

Aahhhh! Aahhhh!

Oh!

If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-huh, oh
If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-hoh

If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-huh, oh
If I can't have you
I don't want nobody, baby
If I can't have you uh-hoh


Lyrics submitted by NoOtherOne

"If I Can't Have You" as written by David Romani Mauro Malavasi

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

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  • +2
    General CommentBasically she's saying
    Shes tried being with other people, but nothing compares to her first love, which is this guy!
    The fact is though , deep down she knows she and this guy will never be together and her dreams will never come true. For reasons such as unrequited love, or other reasons. So she know's she can't let go , nothing or nobody else compares to this guy. So she's saying well If I can't have you then sod it I'll remain single, I don't want nobody else.
    danceagain45on June 02, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwho hasnt in their ever related to these lyrics? great song i love the snf soundtrack
    orange88on May 31, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe lyrics are very simple, but so catching.
    It's like when you try to meet new people and give them a chance just to forget the one you truly love. The problem is that you can't stop comparing that specific person to all the others, and when you do that you just realize that nobody is like him. So you keep on suffering, but you don't really want to stop crying because the sufference is the only thing that keeps you in contact with that person.
    This is probably the most genuine and deep part of love
    vivienleion September 17, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song! It's an oldie but it's a goodie. This one always gets me dancing and singing along, wherever i am. It'slike a disco motown track and Yvonne's vocals are great on this. It's a classic.
    Licion November 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe song is pretty self explainntory it talks about breaking up with someone and nothing really maters but that person
    musicgirl9507on September 18, 2010   Link

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