SLS ~ Promise/Vow

Song Lyric Sunday

Jim Adams hosts our wonderful Song Lyric Sunday and today he gave us a variety of words to use for a prompt. Funny thing, I looked up this song by Eric Clapton because I knew it had the word “vow” in it, and it turns out the title of the song is “Promises.” Hah, a twofer!

This song was released as a single in 1978 and was also a track on Eric Clapton’s album Backless (and compilation albums too). It was written by Richard Feldman and Roger Linn. “Promises” did well in the U.S., reaching #9 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

Promises

I don’t care if you never come home
I don’t mind if you just keep on rowin’ away on a distant sea
‘Cause I don’t love you and you don’t love me
You cause a commotion when you come to town
You give ’em a smile and they melt
And your lovers and friends is all good and fine
But I don’t like yours and you don’t like mine
La la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
I don’t care what you do at night
Oh, I don’t care how you get you delites
We’ll leave it alone and just let it be
I don’t love you and you don’t love me
I got a problem, can you relate
I got a woman callin’ love hate
We made a vow we’d always be friends
How could we know that promises end
La la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
I tried to love for years upon years
You refuse to take me for real
It’s time you saw what I want you to see
I’d still love you if you’d just love me
I got a problem, can you relate
I got a woman callin’ love hate
We made a vow we’d always be friends
How could we know that promises end
La la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la
La la la la la la la la
Wohoo, la la la la la la la


https://youtu.be/GeSqBOdmcMc

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Image credit to Jim Adams.

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14 responses to “SLS ~ Promise/Vow

  1. This song has been incredibly popular today. Ans why wouldn’t it be? It’s an amazing song.

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  2. The third time is a charm, thanks for sharing this today Paula.

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  3. Much loved song today! Thanks for the share! 🙂

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  4. It’s perfect song. As you noted, a twofer!

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  5. Love it x three! Great minds and all that jazz. Thanks for sharing 😊

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  6. Popular song today! Clapton is the man! I considered it myself, but stuck with my country roots. Along with the others, great choice!

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  7. You can’t go wrong with Eric Clapton. He can make heartbreak sound good.

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  8. Thanks for the trip down memory lane. Hubby and I got married in 1978! 🙂

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