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Lyle Lovett - If I Were The Man You Wanted Lyrics

If I Were The Man You Wanted

They all sat around in a circle
They were all laughing and all telling lies
Then the tall one he bumped in a dollar
He said boys I've got nothing to hide
Now if the king and the queen stood together
Then the ace he would not be to blame
And if the cards were all laid on the table
Then love could be more than a game

And if the stars didn't shine on the water
Then the sun wouldn't burn on the sand
And if I were the man you wanted
I would not be the man that I am

And I have seen my share of long nights
And I have told my share of lies
And I have run into the darkness
When I saw the look in your eyes
But if the night didn't lie in the darkness
Then the daylight would be hard to find
And if the truth didn't turn to a weakness
I would have never have spoken my mind

And if the stars didn't shine on the water
Then the sun wouldn't burn on the sand
And if I were the man you wanted
Then I would not be the man that I am

So if you're going out to carolina
Then don't linger in new mexico
And if you think of the one there behind you
Then you might not feel so alone

And if the stars didn't shine on the water
Then the sun wouldn't burn on the sand
And if I were the man you wanted
I would not be the man that I am

 
Lyle Lovett Upcoming Events
Concert | 04 Sep 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett at Center for the Arts, Eastern Kentucky University (September 4, 2014) @ Richmond, KY, US
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Lyle Lovett And His Large Band with Lyle Lovett at Orpheum Theatre (September 7, 2014) @ Wichita, KS, US
Concert | 10 Sep 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett And His Large Band with Lyle Lovett at Bass Performance Hall (September 10, 2014) @ Fort Worth, TX, US
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Lyle Lovett at Bass Performance Hall Fort Worth (September 10, 2014) @ Fort Worth, TX, US
Concert | 11 Sep 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett with Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett And His Large Band at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavil @ The Woodlands, TX, US
Concert | 19 Sep 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt at Unknown venue (September 19, 2014) @ Fairbanks, AK, US
Concert | 23 Sep 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group with Lyle Lovett at Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (September @ Edmonton, AB, Canada
Concert | 16 Oct 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett with Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group at Knight Concert Hall, Adrienne Arsht Center (Oct @ Miami, FL, US
Concert | 17 Oct 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett at Van Wezel Performing Arts Center (October 17, 2014) @ Sarasota, FL, US
Concert | 19 Oct 2014 buy tickets
Lyle Lovett at Mahaffey Theater (October 19, 2014) @ Saint Petersburg, FL, US
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