When you need me call my name
'Cause without you my life just wouldn't be the same
If you want me come sunny skies or rain
When you need me just call my name

If you miss me, I'll be there
To brush the sunlight from your hair
I'll be there to guide you when trouble walks beside you
If you need me I'll be there
And when this dirty world has been cold to you
I got two strong arms waitin' to hold you
And when those mean days come along
We'll stand together and we'll take 'em on
So if you need me just call my name

When you need me call my name
'Cause without you my life just isn't the same
'Cause when this world kicked me around
You picked me up off the ground
So if you need me I'll be there

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    General CommentThere should be a comment on this song. In fact, there should be plenty. But there aren't. Probably due to the fact that this is another of Bruce Springsteen's gems that were only released on Tracks. There is no other possible reason. Because this is simply the most perfect and eloquent love song ever written. This is the ultimate call to stand by one another, no matter what happens. It is so beautiful that it can bring tears to your eyes.
    wwbon September 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTotally Agree.
    This is one of my all time favorite songs, and was mine and my husband's first dance at our wedding. No one had ever heard the song before, but so many people have commented on how beautiful it was.
    manlton January 17, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIt is indeed a beautiful song, for me it's up there with 'Back In Your Arms' and 'I Wish I Were Blind'. Bruce at his tender best.
    mpchinchillaon February 08, 2014   Link

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