You never had a chance, did you, babe
So good lookin', so insecure
And now you say you can't remember
When the line you drew began to blur
Yeah, when all of this is over
Should I lose you in the smoke
I want you to know you were the one

And may my love travel with you everywhere
Baby, may my love travel with you always

Maggie's still trying to rope a tornado
Joe's in the backyard trying to keep things simple
And the lonely DJ's digging a ditch
Trying to keep the flames from the temple

Oh if perhaps I lose you
In the smoke down the road
I want you to know you were the one

And may my love travel with you everywhere
Yeah, may my love travel with you always

How about a cheer for all those bad girls
And all those boys that play that rock 'n' roll
They love it like you love Jesus
It does the same thing to their souls

Yeah, when all of this is over
Should I lose you in the smoke
I want you to know
You were the one

And may my love travel with you everywhere
Yeah may my love travel with you always

Baby may my love travel, with you everywhere
Yeah may my love travel, with you always


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Have Love Will Travel Lyrics as written by Thomas Earl Petty

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    I read in a book that the "Maggie" in the second verse originally had a whole song about her on this album, but it was cut. The DJ that shows up is the same guy as in the title track. I don't know what Joe is doing there, though. If it's the same Joe as in the song on the album, then it seems odd that he would be in the backyard trying to keep things simple. Shouldn't he be in a high-rise trying to keep things profitable? Unless he's trying to keep things simple in the sense that they're formulaic. Either way, I've rambled enough about this song.

    Nick the Bastardon February 21, 2006   Link
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    I think Petty's talking about his oldest fans. He's saying, "Should I lose you in the smoke, you were the one." Thanking his fans.

    loosegravelon March 25, 2008   Link

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