I read a note my grandma wrote back in 1923
Grandpa kept it in his coat, and he showed it once to me
He said, "Boy, you might not understand
But a long, long time ago
Grandma's daddy didn't like me none
But I loved your grandma so

We had this crazy plan to meet and run away together
Get married in the first town we came to, and live forever
But nailed to the tree where we were supposed to meet instead
I found this letter, and this is what it said

If you get there before I do, don't give up on me
I'll meet you when my chores are through
I don't know how long I'll be
But I'm not gonna let you down, darling wait and see
And between now and then, 'til I see you again
I'll be loving you
Love, me"

I read those words just hours before
My grandma passed away
In the doorway of a church
Where me and grandpa stopped to pray
I know I'd never seen him cry in all my fifteen years
But as he said these words to her
His eyes filled up with tears

If you get there before I do, don't give up on me
I'll meet you when my chores are through
I don't know how long I'll be
But I'm not gonna let you down, darling wait and see
And between now and then, 'til I see you again
I'll be loving you
Love, me
Between now and then, 'til I see you again
I'll be loving you
Love, me


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Love Me Lyrics as written by Donald R Ewing Max Troy Barnes

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    how can no one comment on this song? it's such a beautiful song with so much meaning. it reminds me of the love a friend of mine has for her husband even years after his death.

    emmychloeon March 28, 2003   Link
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    I'll always know this song as a song that has sentimental value to me. It means more to me than any other song, because when my grandmother died I sang it at her funeral...Although I had to tweak the lyrics a bit, but that's beside the point. I love this song, and it is beautiful.

    kitten13on January 13, 2005   Link
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    It's a story in a song and I just love the way the chorus actually links the whole song together, even up to the point that the grandpa says his final words to his beloved.

    baby_graceon June 18, 2005   Link
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    my dad alwayed played this song when I was younger. just one of those songs you will always remember.

    mystizo9on August 21, 2006   Link
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    how can no one comment on this song? it's such a beautiful song with so much meaning. it reminds me of the love a friend of mine has for her husband even years after his death.

    emmychloeon March 28, 2003   Link
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    excellent song...

    woodcock92627on December 06, 2004   Link
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    my dad alwayed played this song when I was younger. just one of those songs you will always remember.

    mystizo9on August 21, 2006   Link
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    This is a beautiful and moving song

    kmk_natashaon November 04, 2007   Link
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    Seems to me that the grandson in the song is saying that he read those words while standing in the doorway of a church where he and his grandfather stopped to pray for his grandmother's recovery, which of course did not happen.

    lobo81865on October 14, 2010   Link
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    Love, Me this song is soo powerful

    XXX729on June 23, 2012   Link

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