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Songs that are about being with someone, but loving someone else

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Looking for songs that are about being with someone, but loving someone else.

Along the general lines of the following two

songs:

"Stay" by Sugarland

"Holding Her, Loving You" by Clay Walker

Any other suggestions (besides "Lips Of An

Angel" by Hinder)?

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The classic (and I know a bit about this) is 'Torn Between Two Lovers' by Mary MacGregor, although my personal favourite is 'Be My Downfall by Del Amitri.

The bus is pulling out and I guess Id better go

Before I make a grave mistake and let my feelings show

And twenty miles away she waits alone for me

But when I try to picture her youre the one I see

And in another situation I could put up a fight

But you will be my downfall tonight

So the night is coming down, drowning us in blue

And it all points towards the things we know we shouldnt do

And as I look at you and I fall under your spell

Well I know I should be thinking of her lying there herself

And when faced with temptation you know a man should stand and fight

But you will be my downfall tonight

Be my downfall be my great regret be the one girl

That Ill never forget

Be my undoing be my slow road to ruin tonight

So the bus is pulling out and Im grounded here with you

And I want to say the sweet things babe Ive always wanted to

So tell me now the tail-lights have gone out of sight

Baby wont you be my downfall....

.....once again tonight.

;)

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(Blows the dust off The WayBack Machine):

"It's Sad To Belong (To Someone Else) by England Dan & John Ford Coley

"Triad" by Jefferson Airplane

"Harbour Lacou" by Great Big Sea :beatnik:

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"Love the one you´re with" - Stepehn Stills

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I Found Someone Of My Own by Free Movement

I got up this morning

While I was having my coffee

My woman came in, sat down by my side

With tears in her eyes

She said Ive a confession to make.

I said Woman, speak whats on your mind.

She said Ive found somebody new

To take your place.

I said dont feel so all alone

Ive found someone of my own.

All those lonely nights

You left me all alone

My true love would call

And talk to me on the phone.

I said Woman, if thats the way its gotta be

Then darlin, dont you worry about me.

She said Ive found somebody new

To take your place.

I said dont feel so all alone

Ive found someone of my own.

I got up from the table

Reached down and wiped the tears

From her face

I put out my cigarette

Turned and walked away

She said Ive found somebody new

To take your place.

I said dont feel so all alone

Ive found someone of my own.

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"I Honestly Love You" ~ Olivia Newton-John

"Midnight Confessions" ~ Grassroots

"Lyin' Eyes" ~ Eagles

"Even Now" ~ Barry Manilow

"Run To You" ~ Bryan Adams

Or... maybe I've got the wrong interpretation... ?

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I Can't Quit You - Led Zeppelin

Into Temptation - Crowded House

Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad - Meatloaf. Not that I listen to Meatloaf! :)

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"Love Stinks" - J. Geils Band....

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(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right~Luther Ingram

If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

If being right means being without you

I'd rather live a wrong doing life

Your mama and daddy say it's a shame

It's a downright disgrace

Long as I got you by my side

I don't care what your people say

Your friends tell you there's no future

in loving a married man

If I can't see you when I want to

I'll see you when I can

If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

Am I wrong to fall so deeply in love with you

knowing I got a wife and two little children

depending on me too

And am I wrong to hunger

for the gentleness of your touch

knowing I got somebody else at home

who needs me just as much

And are you wrong to fall in love

with a married man

And am I wrong trying to hold on

to the best thing I ever had

If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

Are you wrong to give your love

to a married man

And am I wrong trying to hold on

to the best thing I ever had

If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

I don't wanna be right

if it means sleeping alone at night

I don't wanna be right

if it means coming home at night

I don't wanna, I don't wanna

I don't wanna never, never, never be right

AND

Secret Lovers~Atlantic Starr

Here we are the two of us together

Taking this crazy chance to be all alone

we both know that we should not be together,

cause if they found out

it could mess up, both our happy homes.

I hate to think about us all meeting up together,

as soon as I looked at you it would show on my face.

Then they'll know that we've been loving each other.

They can never no, oh no, we can't leave a trace.

Secret Lovers that's what we are, we shouldn't be together

but we can't let it go, oh no, cause we love each other so.

Sittin at home while I do nothing all day

but I think about you and hope that your ok.

Hoping you'll call before anyone gets home

I'll wait anxiously, alone...by the phone.

How could something so wrong be so right.

I wish we didn't have to keep our love out of sight

Living two lives just ain't easy at all

but we gotta hang on and after fall.

Secret lovers that's what we are

trying so hard to hide the way we feel

cause we both belong to someone else

but we can't let it go, cause what we feel is oh so real

so real....so real...

You and me, are we fair

is this cruel, or do we care.

can they tell what's in our minds

maybe they've had secret love all of the time

In the middle of makin love we notice the time

we both get nervous cause it's way after nine.

Even though we hate it, we know it's time that we go

we gotta be careful, so that no one will know.

Secret lovers, that's what we are,

trying so hard to hide the way we feel,

cause we both belong to someone else,

but we can't let it go

cause what we feel is oh so real

so real...so real....so real....so real!

AND

Part-time Lover~Stevie Wonder

Call up, ring once, hang up the phone

To let me know you made it home

Don't want nothing to be wrong with part-time lover

If she's with me I'll blink the lights

To let you know tonight's the night

For me and you my part-time lover

We are undercover passion on the run

Chasing love up against the sun

We are strangers by day, lovers by night

Knowing it's so wrong, but feeling so right

If I'm with friends and we should meet

Just pass me by, don't even speak

Know the word's "discreet" when part-time lovers

But if there's some emergency

Have a male friend to ask for me

So then she won't peek its really you my part-time lover

We are undercover passion on the run

Chasing love up against the sun

We are strangers by day, lovers by night

Knowing it's so wrong, but feeling so right

(Repeat)

I've got something that I must tell

Last night someone rang our doorbell

And it was not you my part-time lover

And then a man called our exchange

But didn't want to leave his name

I guess that two can play the game

Of part-time lovers

You and me, part-time lovers

But, she and he, part-time lovers

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The Other Woman - Ray Parker Jr.

I've Found Someone - Cher

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Picture - Sheryl Crow and Kid Rock

All I Wanna Do is Make Love To You - Heart

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May I post a song in French? It´s sung by Juliette Gréco and it´s called "Marions les".

Marions-les

Dans les bras de celle qui dort

Qui dort enfin confiante et bête

Parce qu'elle croit que tu es son maître

Moi je sais bien que tu t'ennuies

Comme tu sais que je m'ennuie

Dans les bras de celui qui dort

Orgueilleux, confiant et bête

Tu sais bien que l'on s'aime encore

Alors ces deux qu'on n'aime pas

Qu'on aime un peu

Marions-les, marions-les

Je crois qu'ils se ressemblent

Marions-les, marions-les

Ils seront très heureux ensemble !

Ils nous offrent la guérison

D'être le salut de nos vies

De briser la mélancolie

À la source de leur amour

Mais que font-ils de notre amour

Ceux qui ont pris la succession ?

Ils nous offrent que l'on oublie

C'est possible, on s'aime encore

Alors ces deux qu'on n'aime pas

Qu'on aime un peu

Marions-les, marions-les

Je crois qu'ils se ressemblent

Marions-les, marions-les

Ils seront très heureux ensemble !

Ell's nous font rire leurs colères

Etleurs rires nous font pleurer

Et leurs peines nous indiffèrent

Marions-les, marions-les, marions-les

Mais nous deux

Rentrons chez nous

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I guess it is, trying to spread the music even when I'm not on the air! :cool:

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The classic (and I know a bit about this) is 'Torn Between Two Lovers' by Mary MacGregor, although my personal favourite is 'Be My Downfall by Del Amitri.

The bus is pulling out and I guess Id better go

Before I make a grave mistake and let my feelings show

And twenty miles away she waits alone for me

But when I try to picture her youre the one I see

And in another situation I could put up a fight

But you will be my downfall tonight

So the night is coming down, drowning us in blue

And it all points towards the things we know we shouldnt do

And as I look at you and I fall under your spell

Well I know I should be thinking of her lying there herself

And when faced with temptation you know a man should stand and fight

But you will be my downfall tonight

Be my downfall be my great regret be the one girl

That Ill never forget

Be my undoing be my slow road to ruin tonight

So the bus is pulling out and Im grounded here with you

And I want to say the sweet things babe Ive always wanted to

So tell me now the tail-lights have gone out of sight

Baby wont you be my downfall....

.....once again tonight.

;)

Dodgy filming...but here's the original. My little band used to do this every time we performed....and I always ended up with a tear in the corner of my eye...

;)

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This one is pretty straighforward, I recommend the Barry Young verion, great song!

One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)

Jerry Wallace

Written by Eddie Dean, Lorene Dean, and Hal Blair

Wallace's version not released as a single but Barry Young put it on the Pop chart

at # 13 in 1966

Additionally, found on Country chart in 1948 by Jimmy Wakely (#1) and Eddie

Dean (#11); in 1949 by Bob Eberly at # 8; and in 1969 by Jerry Lee Lewis at #3.

One has my name, the other has my heart

With one I'll remain, that's how my heartaches start

One has brown eyes, the other's eyes are blue

To one I am tied, to the other I am true

One has my love, the other only me

But what good is love to a heart that can't be free?

So I'll go on livin' my life just the same

While one has my heart, the other has my name

One has brown eyes, the other's eyes are blue

To one I am tied, to the other I am true

One has my love, the other only me

But what good is love to a heart that can't be free?

If I could live over, my life I would change

The one who has my heart would also have my name

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here's a really cheesy right-to-the-point song. Written by Neil Diamond.

(Look Out) Here Comes Tomorrow

Monkees

Look out, here comes tomorrow,

That's when I'll have to choose.

How I wish I could borrow,

Someone else's shoes.

Mary, oh what a sweet girl,

Lips like strawberry pie.

Sandra, the long hair and pig tails,

Can't make up my mind.

I see all kinds of sorrow,

Wish I only loved one.

Look out, here comes tomorrow,

Oh how I wish tomorrow would never come

Told them both that I loved them,

Said it, and it was true.

But I can't have both of them

Don't know what to do.

I see all kinds of sorrow,

Wish I only loved one.

Look out, here comes tomorrow,

Oh how I wish tomorrow would never come

I see all kinds of sorrow,

Wish I only loved one.

Look out, here comes tomorrow,

Oh how I wish tomorrow would never come

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How Much I Feel-Ambrosia

Separate Lives-Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin

Looks Like We Made It-Barry Manilow

and I'm really shocked noone's mentioned:

Two Out of Three Ain't Bad-MeatLoaf

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Actually, cyberjudge, someone did mention it... about 10 posts into it (give or take a few)

And BTW: :rockon: Welcome to Songfacts! :grin:

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