Goodnight baby, sleep tight my love
May God watch over you from above
Tomorrow I'm workin' what would I do
I'd be lost and lonely if not for you

So close your eyes
We're alright for now

I've spent my life travelin'
Spent my life free
I could not repay all you've done for me

So sleep tight baby
Unfurrow your brow
And know I love you
We're alright for now
We're alright for now


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Alright for Now Lyrics as written by Tom Petty

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    By far, one of my favorite songs by Tom. My dad used to sing this to me before I went to bed at night. It has so much love in it.

    Melissalev420on March 09, 2006   Link
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    This is one of those songs that a good boyfriend should sing to his girlfriend he's with her.

    JoeyRamone65on June 11, 2007   Link
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    Indeed, I just learned this song on guitar so I can sing it for my gf. It's so simple but sooo good...some of the most beautiful pieces of music can come from just a dude and his acoustic guitar.

    grunger34on April 01, 2008   Link

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