Way out here, working on the docks
Everyone sees the long day through
Well what would I do without the nights
And the phone
And the chance just to talk to you
A thousand miles away
What I wouldn't give for only one night
A little relief in sight
Or someday when times weren't so tight

When the day goes down on the
Water town
When the sun sinks low all around
That's when I know I need you now
You're what I miss
Every little kiss

Everybody here's a number, not a name
But I guess that's all right with me
As I sit alone after a long day
In the absence of company
Oh I let my mind wander,
A thousand miles away
What I wouldn't give for only one night
A little relief in sight
Or someday when times weren't so tight

When the day goes down on the
Water town
When the sun sinks low all around
That's when I know I need you now
You're what I miss
Every little kiss


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Every Little Kiss Lyrics as written by Bruce Hornsby

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    The beginning piano lick from this is ripped directly from the Concord Sonata. A beautiful connection to Americana and family.

    MindsTheatrreon June 05, 2007   Link
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    Bruce despises this song now. Won't play it. Said the emotions that yielded the song no longer are relevant.

    criminaltypeon May 22, 2009   Link
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    I like this song, it takes me back in time and it's fun to listen to. I think anyone can relate.

    Reynaldoon July 26, 2015   Link

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