|Performed By:||Elton John, Marcella Detroit|
|Copyright:||© 1967 Jobet Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)|
Year : 1993 Writers : Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby. Ain't nothing like the real thing. Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby. Ain't nothing like the real thing. I got your picture hanging on my wall but it can't sing, or come to me - when I call your name. I realized it's just a picture in a frame. I read your letters but you're not here. They don't move me, they don't prove it like when I hear your sweet voice whispering in my ear. I play my games of fantasy. I've been down. I don't see reality. I need the shelter of your arms to comfort me I got some memories to look back on, though they help me when you're gone I'm well aware nothing can take the place of you being there. No other sound - is quite the same as your name. No touch can do half as much - to make me feel better. Let's stay together. Ah, ah. Ooh. Ain't nothing like the real thing, ba-by. Ain't nothing like the real thing. So glad we got the real thing, ba-by. So glad we got the real thing.
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