"The Only One" as written by and Mike/durst Smith....
(Dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah, ooh yay, yay, yay, yeah)
(Oh, oh oh oh oh ooh-ah-ah, only the lonely)
(Only the lonely)

Only the lonely (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah)
Know the way I feel tonight (ooh yay, yay, yay, yeah)
Only the lonely (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah)
Know this feeling ain't right (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah)

There goes my baby
There goes my heart
They're gone forever
So far apart

But only the lonely
Know why I cry
Only the lonely (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah, ooh yay, yay, yay, yeah)
(Oh, oh oh oh oh ooh-ah-ah, only the lonely)
(Only the lonely)

Only the lonely (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah)
Know the heartaches I've been through (ooh yay, yay, yay, yeah)
Only the lonely (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah)
Know I cry and cry for you (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah)

Maybe tomorrow
A new romance
No-o-o more sorrow
But that's the chance
You've got to take
If your lonely heart breaks
Only the lonely (dum-dumb-dummy doo-wah)


Lyrics submitted by pnestojko

"Only the Lonely" as written by Roy Orbison Joe Melson

Lyrics © Roy Orbison Music Company, Barbara Orbison Music Company, BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    Song FactThis page indicates that the song fact is supposed to be about the Roy Orbison song "The Only One", which is the 8th track from the album Mystery Girl. which is listed as having been written by Wesley Orbison (Roy's only surviving son) and Craig Wiseman. However, the song being described is Roy's much more famous and much earlier "Only The Lonely". This needs to be corrected. (An accurate description of the lyrics and history of "The Only One" would be appreciated. It appears tat Wesley Orbison may have collaborated with his father while Roy was still alive, but I can find no information to this fact.
    h2izcoolon October 09, 2019   Link

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