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1      RIGHT NOW        

 

Not a day goes by when I don’t think of you

And it’s no surprise

When I close my eyes

And you are in my view

 

How I wish that you were mine

For more than time allows

Coz I really need to be with you

RIGHT NOW

 

With your sweet simple touch I feel so much

You say the words that take me to the light

You have the hands that warm me

You understand what calms me

In the shadows of the night

 

How I wish that you were mine

For more than time allows

Coz I really need to be with you

RIGHT NOW

 

                                Where do you go, where d’you hide

                                When you’re not here beside me

                                Where are you now ?

                                Oh I don’t know where I’ll be tomorrow

                                So baby, come find me today

                                You’ve gotta find a way

                                Somehow.......

 

If I could make a wish upon a tear

I would wish that you were here

Coz I really need to be with you

RIGHT NOW

I really need to be with you

I really need to be with you

RIGHT NOW I really need to be with you

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2.   CATCH YOU                                                                         

 

Misty moon floating on a river on a Sunday night in June

Flashing silver would have caught my eye - but you walked by and I

Was definitely distracted by your hair and then attracted to your smile

Your fashion flair your sense of style, your French cologne it filled the air and lingered there

And I knew I had to

 

Catch You  - Kiss You

Touch you - keep you

Hold you – have you

Make you mine

I had to  Catch You  - Kiss You

Touch you - keep you

So I could  love love love you all the time

 

Suddenly my greatest fear was that you’d quickly disappear

Fade into the mist.  I couldn’t take that risk - tat’s when the chase began

My feet ran faster than my racing heart passed lucky lovers in the park

Already hand in hand, side by side

Unlike you and I  

But God I had  to try

 

 (chorus)

 

Next thing I knew - a voice I own apparently called out to you   

You didn’t hesitate at all, you stopped to stay and wait until I caught my breath and you

A crazy way to meet.  We walked and talked through sunrise, turning up the heat

Then you surprised me when you said you’d have a lifetime of regret if you did not let me

 CATCH YOU 

Not your average kind of date 

Was it planned or was it fate    

Who knows,  who cares anyway

Year after year we come back here to play

And each time I get to

(chorus)

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3   LONG LONG TIME                                                                                         

 

It’s been a long long  time since I saw you

It’s been a long long time

And it’s been just as long

As you’ve been gone

That you’ve been on my mind

 

And I’ve been long long longing to hold you

I’ve had this longing for some time

Now I know you know the deal

For this aching heart to heal

I gotta feel your body next to mine

 

Coz dreams and wishes and  make-believe kisses

Will no longer do

Hurry home hurry back coz I miss what we had

And I know you’re missing it too

Life’s too short to be filled with thoughts

Of spending this time without you

 

We need a long long long time together

For what we have in mind 

We’ve had long enough

To do our solitary stuff

And when it comes to us  we’ll take our time

We’ll take our sweet long time

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4        YOU                                                  

 

Looking for adventure

Took me far away

A thousand nights ago

Seen people everywhere

With unfamiliar faces

Friendly strangers

I don’t care to know

I don’t want to know

 

Coz they’re not YOU

They’re not YOU

And I’m no one

If they’re not YOU

 

I’ve crossed a million roads

Climbed one hundred hills

Turned new corners every day

Been places everywhere

With space to hang my hat

Even a welcome mat

But I don’t care to stay

I don’t want to stay

 

Coz you’re not there

You’re not there

And I’m nowhere

If you’re not there

 

I know I’ve borrowed time from our eternity

I took the long way home

And suddenly I feel like I’m somebody

Who’s finally somewhere

I really want to be

 

Coz here you are

And I’m with YOU

Here I’ll stay

If YOU will too

Coz there’s no place I’d rather be

Than here where you’re with me.  

 

Oh here I’ll stay

‘Cause I am here with YOU

 

5.   DANCE WITH YOU                                       2000 Zola Shuman

 

Suddenly the room has a glow

Guess it must be coz you are in it

Temperature rises to comfortably warm

Summer’s here I can feel it

With you around the rhythm changes in the air

With you I hear the sound of music everywhere

 

So I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

Every night for the rest of my life

I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

 

Silently you slip into my world

You come to me with love and laughter

You wrap your light around the heart of my soul

Making every moment matter

With just a kiss you fill my universe with song

This gift of inspiration keeps me going strong

 

So I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

Every night for the rest of my life

I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

 

No  turn of time

Will rock me out of rhyme

Spin me round

Or slow me down

 

Coz I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

Every night for the rest of my life

I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

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6     A MILLION YEARS                                                             

I can  see into your soul by looking in your eyes.      

I can feel what’s in your heart  just by holding your hand.  

I can hear your words unspoken

I don’t need an explanation for what I already understand. 

 

And I can sing your song,

I can cry your tears.   

For I have been a sister to your soul

For A MILLION YEARS

          

You crack me up with all the funny things you say and do.

And when I need it to your wisdom just comes  shining through.

You put me back together when I haven’t got a clue

and  oh there’s nothing better than a bear-hug from you

 

And when you sing my song,

when you cry my tears,  

I know you’ve been a sister to my soul    

For A MILLION YEARS                                  

 

In your backpack of experience you carry so much pain,

the smiles that seldom the saw the sun,

 the dances washed away by rain. 

You have lived so many lives on just this earth alone.

You’ve been  up and down, down and out, coming out on top

You made it on your own

 

It took time and one true lover and a couple of trusted friends

and an innocent child to make you laugh again.

Well  we all came together and we’ll stay right here

To sing your song for another  MILLION  YEARS

  

  And we will share your dreams.  

  We will catch your tears. 

  We will crush your fears till they disappear.       

  And we will circle your soul with an endless love          

  For another MILLION YEARS

________________________________________________________

 

 

7           BLUE RAIN                                         1998 Zola Shuman & Jonathan Seiff

 

Rain on my window falls from out of the dark

Tears on my pillow

I cried them straight from my heart

And somewhere in the dark

I hear the whisper of your name

In the blue BLUE RAIN

 

Sad old midnight in a lazy mist

The last time you held me

The last time we kissed

And somewhere in the mist

I hear the whisper of your name

In the blue  BLUE RAIN

 

I thought all this rain would drown an old flame

Strange how it just keeps on burning

How the vision of you keeps returning

In the BLUE RAIN, the BLUE RAIN

BLUE RAIN

 

Morning light melts the dream away

Leaving long lonely hours to linger through the day

But somewhere far away a whisper still remains

Calling your name,  calling the night to fall again

Bringing you back to me

In the blue BLUE RAIN

 

(tag)     BLUE RAIN,  BLUE RAIN         Whispering your name   

            Blue BLUE RAIN        BLUE RAIN,

BLUE RAIN,       BLUE RAIN

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8          PIN STRIPE  BLUES           

 

My baby he’s a working traveling man

Wheeling and dealing from here to Japan

Looks so fine in his PIN STRIPE BLUES

You can see his confidence shine in his shoes

But when my baby’s gone too long, oh, I miss him so

Hanging out alone I get the PIN STRIPE BLUES of my own

 

But my baby leaves me with the memory of

His curly smile, his tender love

He returns with a kiss and a ruby rose

Then he slips right into his bedroom clothes

And even though I know it’s barely for a couple of casual days

It feels so good to temporarily put those PIN STRIPE BLUES away

 

My baby, oh I know he tries his best

Juggling love and job success

I often win but then I lose

To the power of those  PIN STRIPE BLUES

Coz when my baby’s out of town – not home where he belongs

Those PIN STRIPE BLUES still hang around – wearing me down

  

            Well just last night he called long distance with the news

Said he’s now sick and tired of those Pin Stripes too

Then he said he’s quitting work….he’s quitting work today

So this time, he’ll be home to stay

 

Gonna meet my man at midday’s noon - that’s when his train gets in

Then on Platform Ten,  I’ll throw that suit right into the charity bin

And I will never have to see, hang up, or fold or ever clean or feel those

PIN STRIPE BLUES  again!

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9              I BELIEVE I LOVE TO BE WITH YOU                                                   

 

I may not know your history

Or all the pain that you’ve been through

I may not know your taste in wine

But I think I know you

 

I may not like some things you say

Or some of what you do

I may not like the way you think

But I still like you

You are strong and you are wild

Yet sweet as an innocent child

You are fun to be around

But you’re no fool

You make me laugh

You make me smile

And that’s the reason why

I Believe I Love To Be With You

I Believe I Love To Be With You

 

I may not remember the names of all your friends

Or what you did last Tuesday afternoon

I may not remember your number off by heart

But I promise I’ll remember you

 

(chorus)

 

            No, I would not love you more or less

If we had no differences
Coz they’re what make you interesting

So don’t you ever change a thing

 

(chorus)

 

 

10        WORTH YOUR WHILE           

Taking it slow is the only way I know

The only way to go

To keep love strong

So bear with me if you care for me

And I will not keep you waiting too long

 

Take a little stroll with me at your leisure

I will give you all of me

I know your pleasure

I will make the loving fascinating

And I will not keep you waiting too long

 

                A little patience always leads to passion

                So much satisfaction

                Now that’s my style

                So if you’re ready

                For a love that’s slow but steady

                Stay

I’ll make it WORTH YOUR WHILE

 

I’ve seen too many good things lost in haste

Love gone to waste too soon

So I’m gonna make my loving last

Won’t let it disappear too fast

That’s why I make the moves I do

And I’m ready to make my moves on you

                               

                                Easy does it

                                You’re gonna love it

                                Just thinking of it

                                Makes me smile

                                So when you’re ready

                                For a love that’s slow but steady

                                Ooo...

                                I’m gonna make it WORTH YOUR WHILE

 

 

11        EVER                                                                      

 

In your dreams do you ever see me

In your heart do you ever feel me

In your life will you ever need me anytime

 

In your bed does your body miss me

Do your lips ever want to kiss me

On a star do you ever wish we were together

Has it ever crossed your mind

 

Do you whisper my name or ever say it out loud      

Do you look for my face  when you’re lost in a crowd

Do you stare into space wondering where I hide out        

Do you ever 

Do you ever 

‘Cause  I  can’t stop thinking about you

And Wondering how to

Do this without you

Do I really have to

No no no…

Do I fill in the silence when you’re on your own

Am I holding your hand when you’re walking alone

Is it me who opens that door  when  you’re coming home

Is it ever .....   

 

12      THIS IS HOW IT IS  

 

Long before I ever knew

I’d fall in love with you

I made a promise

I knew I would always keep

It was long before you loved me

There was nothing I could do

Coz my loyalty to commitment

Runs too deep

 

            And sure it hurts

But This Is How It Is

When you can’t be the one that I am with

 

In another lifetime

Everyone would know

How much I’ve loved you

All these years

In another lifetime

I would not let you go

And there would be no need

For all these tears

 

             (chorus)

 

            But you’re always in my heart

You’re always in my dreams

You’re in very song I write

You’re in the air I breathe

 

  (chorus)

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13       I  DO ENJOY YOU SO     

 

All the time I am away from you

I spend looking forward to

The fun things that we always seem to do

 

When we sit at the piano and play that thing

I’m swept away with that rush of Spring

And the night goes on

coz there’s always one more song to sing

 

Oh, oh, oh,  

I DO ENJOY YOU SO

Oh man, oh boy, 

 I DO ENJOY YOU SO

 

Our conversations over cups of tea

Inspire and encourage and comfort me

We seem to share and talk about everything so easily

 

When I’ve got something I need to say

You’re reliably only an email away

Or that oh so welcome phone call at the end of a day

 

(chorus)

 

             Every night I thank my lucky star

 For the  warm and wonderful friend you are

 You are closer than a brother, better  than a lover

 We must have known each other a billion dreams ago

 

(chorus)

       

You don’t try to be sophisticated

You take life and you celebrate it

You don’t take love and make it complicated

 

(chorus)

 

 

14       BUT TO LOVE YOU                                                                          

 

There’s a moment stuck in time

When your eyes first met mine

I could not believe

You would look at me that way

 

Things have never been the same

Since you first said my name

Because you came to be          

A part of me that day

 

Coz I could see the love in your eyes

I could hear the love in your voice

I could feel the love in your heart 

And I had no choice

But To Love You

 

That was then now here we are

Together we have come this far

I do believe this path we’re on

Is the one that’s ought to be

 

Coz I still see the love in your eyes

I still hear the love in your voice

I still feel the love in your heart

And I have no choice

But To Love You

I’d have nothing to lose

If I could consciously choose

To keep on loving you

Coz never before

Have I been more sure

That everything I need I have with you

 

I know I’ll  always

See the love in your eyes

I will hear the love in your voice

Forever I will feel the love in your heart

And I’ll have no choice

But To Love You

 

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15          MY PRAYER

 

There will come a day

There will come a night

When everything around you

And all there is about you

Suddenly feels right

There will be no doubt

There will be no fear

That is my wish

That is MY PRAYER

(yeah    yeah )

 

There will be a world

Filled with only love

Where everything you have

And all that you are 

Really is more than enough

There will be no pain

No need to shed a tear

That is my wish

That is MY PRAYER

(yeah    yeah )

 

When all the children sing

And all the angels dance

Every living breathing thing

Will finally get the chance to see

How it’s all supposed to be

What it really means to be free

 

And it will be your time

To live the life you choose

Every moment like a dream

Every move you make you win

For there’re no battles left to lose

And there’ll be only hope

No reason to despair

That is my wish

That is MY PRAYER for you

That is my wish

That is MY PRAYER

Yeah Yeah

 

  

song themes

 

Missing you now that you’re gone:

BLUE RAIN

RIGHT NOW

 

Getting back together after time apart

YOU

PIN STRIPED BLUES

HURRY ON HOME

FOLLOWING THE MOON

 

Unrequited love -  a love that can not be mine

I CAN NO LONGER PRETEND

THIS IS HOW IT IS

WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO

 

Friendship

A MILLION YEARS

MY FOREVER FRIEND

I DO ENJOY YOU SO

 

Wedding songs – happy couple moving forward

BUT TO LOVE YOU

CATCH YOU KISS YOU

I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

I BELIEVE I LOVE TO BE WITH YOU

NOW WE HAVE NOW

PARADISE

SAFE AND WARM

SHOWING ME TRUE LOVE

SING IN THE CIRCLE OF LIGHT

YOURS AND MINE ALONE

STOP AND LOOK AROUND

THE HALF THAT MAKES ME WHOLE

NEW MAN TO ME

MILLIONS OF MEMORIES

ESPECIALLY FOR YOU AND ME

 

Sexy, sultry, lovers

LONG LONG TIME

WORTH YOUR WHILE

 

Let’s get together

EVER

IF WE LOVE

IF THIS IS LOVE

I’M RIGHT BEHIND YOU

NEIGHBORHOOD ANGEL

 

When love or life  goes wrong

I’M SORRY

I COULD STILL BE YOURS

IT’S NO WONDER

LETTING GO

THAT KIND OF DAY

GOTTA LEAVE NOW

I DON’T WANT TO DO THIS ANYMORE

 

Comical/light

SCATTING SONG

YELLOW BALLOON

PIN STRIPE BLUES

LUCKY LADY

I DO ENJOY YOU SO

 

Universal prayer -  Hope for mankind –

DOWN THE LINE

BREAK DOWN THE WALL

A LITTLE MORE LOVE

LOVE IS WHERE YOU START

MY PRAYER

PICK YOURSELF UP

THANKFULLY

YOUR HEART NEVER LIES

 

Personal growth – inner strength

I RELY ON MY DREAMS

I’LL NEVER BE BLUE

LUCKY LADY

THAT OLD TRICK

THAT’S GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME

NO BLUES IN MY RAINBOW


 

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