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Words:David Gates
Music:David Gates
Performed By:  Bread (1971), David Gates (1971), Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones
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Written by:  David Gates
Arranged By:  Gordon Jenkins
From the Album:  Some Nice Things I've Missed  (1974)
Label:  Reprise Records
Recorded:  May 7, 1974
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If a picture paints a thousand words
Then why can't I paint you?
The words will never show
The you I've come to know
 
If a face could launch a thousand ships
Then where am I to go?
There's no one home but you
And now you've left me, too
 
And when my love for life is running dry
You come and pour yourself on me
 
If a man could be two places at one time
I'd be with you
Tomorrow and today
Beside you all the way
 
If the world should stop revolving
Spinning slowly down to die
I'd spend the end with you
And when the world was through
 
Then, one by one, the stars would all go out
Then you and I would simply fly away
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