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Don’t you know?

philip lacey 1956 (United Kingdom)

I’ve been here and I’ve been there I’ve even been to places where
People treat you as a friend when they don’t know you
Nowadays these places seem to be so few and far between
Judging by your eyes it seems you know what I mean

Don’t you know you’ve got a friend in me?
Look in my eyes and you can tell
Don’t you know you’ve got a friend indeed?
I hope you’ll be my friend as well as my lover and my sweetheart
Girl, you’ve got me under your spell

Please forgive my chat-up lines they’ve not been used for quite sometime
My wife passed away after many months of illness
I must confess I love her still I guess somehow I always will
But I would give my love to you if you wished it

Don’t you know you’ve got a friend in me?
Look in my eyes and you can tell
Don’t you know you’ve got a friend indeed?
I hope you’ll be my friend as well as my lover and my sweetheart
Girl, you’ve got me under your spell

They say that life must go on when you’re best friend has gone
She hoped I’d find someone new and girl I hope that it’s you

I’m not looking for a clone a substitute about my home
A replica of any kind be it body or of mind
I just like you for yourself your personality is your wealth
You have abundances of all those things that interest me

Don’t you know you’ve got a friend in me?
Look in my eyes and you can tell
Don’t you know you’ve got a friend indeed?
I hope you’ll be my friend as well as my lover and my sweetheart
Girl, you’ve got me under your spell

I know sometimes I will think of her because I miss her everyday
But I know that if you are here you’d understand these ways

I know you’re not the jealous kind who needs attention all the time
You would never take from me any of my memories
That is why I love you so and have the need to let you know
You are special in my life you are special like my wife

Don’t you know you’ve got a friend in me?
Look in my eyes and you can tell
Don’t you know you’ve got a friend indeed?
I hope you’ll be my friend as well as my lover and my sweetheart
Girl, you’ve got me under your spell
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