lyrics

Pool It! (1987)

Rhino R1-70706 [LP] / Rhino CD R2 70706


1. Heart and Soul (Byrne/Howell) - 3:53

Love in a vacuum, love in space.
Love without even a little hint of a trace.
Love in confusion and love doesn't show on your face.

Love is a stranger, love is a box.
Love is the key that fits a million locks.
Love is a mystery when love is the devil you go.

Put your heart and soul where I can see them shine.
I wish you'd put your heart and soul
Where I can think they're mine.
I wish you put your heart and soul 
Where I can see them shine.

Love in a distance, love in a walk.
Love in the limit if only people could talk.
Love for the moment till it swings like a hawk.

Love for tomorrow, love for today.
Love for the hour it could be coming your way.
Love for a puzzle you need a solution to play.

Put your heart and soul where I can see them shine.
I wish you put your heart and soul
Where I can think they're mine.
I wish you put your heart and soul
Where I can see them shine.
I wish you put your heart and soul
Where I can think they're mine

I wish you put your heart and soul
Where I can see them shine.
I wish you put your heart and soul 
Where I can think they're mine..



2. (I'd Go The) Whole Wide World
(Goulden) - 2:55

When I was a young boy, my momma she said to me:
There's only one girl in the world for you
And she probably lives in Tahiti
Or maybe in the Bahamas
where the Caribbean sea is blue
Weepin' away in the tropical night
because nobody's told her 'bout you

I'd go the whole wide world
I'd go the whole wide world
just to find her
I'd go the whole wide world
I'd go the whole wide world
to find out where they hide her
YEAH!

Why am I hanging around in the rain out here
Tryin' to think of a girl
Why are my eyes fillin' up with these lonely tears
When there's girls all over the world?
Or is she lying on a tropical beach somewhere
Underneat the tropical sun
Hiding away in the heat wave there
Hopin' that I won't be long?

I'd go the whole wide world
I'd go the whole wide world
just to find her
I'd go the whole wide world
I'd go the whole wide world
to find out where they hide her
[repeat]
YEAH!

I'd go the whole wide world
[repeat to fade]


3. Long Way Home
(Eastman/Hart) - 3:49

The other night I took the long way home
Out past the old schoolyard
It's funny how you keep it all inside
Dreams they do die hard

I closed my eyes and I could see your face
Somewhere back in time
One summer night a million miles ago
Back when you were mine

Say yes, say no, say that I'm grabbing at shadows
But don't carve the words in stone
I know it's late
But can't you see I was only
Taking the long way home

Sometimes its easy to get all wrapped up
In trying to be free
And all those dreams I sailed away to find
Were right in front of me

Say yes, say no, say that I'm grabbing at shadows
But don't carve the words in stone
One of these days
You're gonna see I was only
Taking the long way home

Although the letters stopped many years ago
I'll show you even time could not keep this heart
from letting go

The other night I took the long way home
Out past the old schoolyard
It's funny how you keep it all inside
Dreams they do die hard

Say yes, say no, say that I'm grabbing at shadows
But don't leave me here all alone
One of these days
You're gonna see I was only
Taking the long way home

Say yes, say no
But don't leave me here all alone
One of these days
You're gonna see I was only
Taking the long way home
[repeat]



4. Secret Heart
(Fairweather/Page) - 3:43

No other love stood the test of time
Can you imagine how I'd feel if you were mine?
Once I know it's not make-believe
It's plain to see that you've got something over me

You hold the key to my secret heart
Just turn the lock
And we could be lovers after dark
[repeat]

With other girls it's just been physical
So many times before I never cared at all
With you I realize what love could be
And I could feel that you've got something over me

You hold the key to my secret heart
Just turn the lock
And we could be lovers after dark
[repeat]

[musical bridge]

You hold the key to my secret heart
Just turn the lock
And we could be lovers after dark
[repeat to fade]


5. Gettin' In (Tork) - 3:01

I'm gettin' in to your heart
I'm gettin' in to your mind
You'd better learn from the start
You'll never leave me behind

My love's surrounding you
My love will be your shield
Just take me in to your heart
And all will be revealed

Don't be scared to love me darling
I won't chain you down, you know
My love sets you free for flying
Hold me, kiss me, off you go
I'll stay with you
I'm gonna stay with you
I'll stay with you
I'm gonna stick with you

I'm gettin' in to your heart
I'm gettin' in to your mind
You'd better learn from the start
You'll never leave me behind

I was given love like this
It was a gift I pass to you
You'll be happy when you get it
I was when I got it, too
I'll stay with you
I'm gonna stay with you
I'll stay with you
I'm gonna stick with you

I'm gettin' in to your heart
I'm gettin' in to your mind
You'd better learn from the start
You'll never leave me behind

I love you baby, baby
Love you everywhere
Take me with you when you fly


6. (I'll) Love You Forever (Jones) - 3:20

I love you this year
I'll love you next year
And than forever
I'll always need you
I'll never leave you
I'll love you forever

And if you ever change your mind
Think again and give me time
For you're my first love
You are my last love
You're my forever

I love this feeling
My heart is beating
A mile a minute
No other woman
Has ever been
So deep inside in it

And when the sun shines on our love
That's when I thank the Lord above
You're my first love
You are my last love
You're my beginning

And when the sun shines on our love
That's when I thank the Lord above
You're my first love
You are my last love
You are my everlasting love
You're my first love
You are my last love
You're my forever


7. Every Step of the Way (Clarke/Hunter) - 3:19

I used to see you on the avenue
You were the girl that let me follow you
You used to hang out in the alleyway
You sewed a button on my shirt one day
I asked around until I found your name
Then underneath the arches in the pouring rain
I said - You (yeah, you) I want you
Every step of the way

I know that things are gettin' better
I know it's gonna be OK
So baby don't go - I ain't gonna let ya
I wanna be with you every step of the way
Every step of the way

Do ya wanna, do ya wanna, do ya wanna dance?
Take a chance, baby, take a chance
I'll be with you every of the way
I'll even show you how to strut one day
Ain't got a girl and it's a crying shame
'Cos I can't figure out who's to blame
I want you (yeah, you) I want you
Every step of the way

I know that things are gettin' better
I know things will be OK
So baby don't go - I ain't gonna let ya
I wanna be with you every step of the way
Yeah, every step of the way

I know that things are gettin' better
I know things will be OK
So baby don't go - I ain't gonna let ya
I wanna be with you every step of the way
Every step of the way
[repeat last line to fade]


8. Don't Bring Me Down (Teeley/Wyka) - 3:37

It used to be such a good thing
Such an easy feeling
I didn't know you were looking
Didn't know you were stealing

I was loving you when we were alone
But you had other ideas of your own
Word gets around
Don't bring me down

We used to have us some good times
Used to laugh together
It took awhile to realize
You were wantin' something better

When we were kissin' I closed my eyes
But you were lookin' at the other guys
I played the clown
Don't bring me down

It used to be such a good thing
Such an easy feelin'
I didn't know you were lookin'
I didn't know you were stealing

I went and messed it up and fell in love
But you sure know how to make it rough
You're still around
Don't bring me down


9. Midnight (David) - 4:27

Deep in the bayou en route to LA
The merchandise is changing sides
People are hiding and waiting all day
'Til midnight comes around
That's when it's coming down
And the dreams of a boy
And his shortcut to easy street will die

Back in the city, she's biting her nails
Taking it hard - he's doing it for her
She didn't ask and all he would say
It's what he had to do
To make her dreams come true
But a whisper went 'round on the dark side of town
And anything that could go wrong
Is going wrong right now

Midnight when it all comes down
Only the brave and the fools are around
Midnight when it all comes down
Poor little fool,  his bravery won't help him now

Touchdown on the water and into the trees
He's come so far and this is the easy part
Just gotta follow the flashlight he sees
And that's where he gets paid
His fortune will be made
But a house in the country
And an acre of green
Will always be a dream
They never even knew his name

Midnight when it all comes down
Only the brave and the fools are around
Midnight when it all comes down
Poor little fool, his bravery won't help him now
[repeat]


10. She's Movin' in With Rico (Howell) - 3:19

There were tears in her eyes when she gave me the news last night
I tried to disguise all the hurt that I felt inside
She said she'd always like to be my friend
Ooh, what could I say - this was the end

She's moving in with Rico, everybody's hero
She's moving in with Rico and she don't need me no more

We stood by the door and she put her hand in mine
Could have fell through the floor when we said our last goodbye
I just stood and watched her walk away
The love of my life is leaving today

She's moving in with Rico, everybody's hero
She's moving in with Rico and she don't love me no more

Suddenly, she was gone
How sad it feels to be alone
Now there's a stranger in my shoes
Some you win, and some you lose

Na na-na na na-na na na-na na na na
Na na-na na na-na na na-na na na na
She said she'd always like to be my friend
Ooh, what could I say - is this the end

She's moving in with Rico, everybody's hero
She's moving in with Rico and she don't need me no more

She's moving in with Rico, everybody's hero
She's moving in with Rico, she's moving in with Rico
[repeat to fade]


11. Since You Went Away (Levine) - 2:34

You said you couldn't tell the doormat from my face
You said if I had brains I would pawn them
Could be I've finally gotten up off of my thumbs
Could be that you're the one that was on them

Cause the plants have grown
The dog came home
The bills are all getting paid
Things are much better since you went away
And I've changed my looks
I read new books
I've got friends that mean what they say
Things are much better since you went away

You said without your help I couldn't tie my shoes
You said without a doubt I'd be stranded
Could be that you were right and you had to fly the coop
Could be the eagle finally has landed

Cause the plants have grown
The dog came home
The bills are all getting paid
Things are much better since you went away
And I've changed my looks
I read new books
I've got friends that mean what they say
Things are much better since you went away

When I was younger I was told without another
I'd be incomplete and deflated
My chosen one has chosen to befriend another
And to my surprise -
I'm elated!

Cause the plants have grown
The dog came home
The bills are all getting paid
Things are much better since you went away
And I've changed my looks
I read new books
I've got friends that mean what they say
Things are much better since you went away
[repeat]


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