John Lord

John Lord

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Song Description

Inspired by Ray Charles's "Take These Chains from My Heart"...

Story Behind the Song

I've had this song lying around for years and I felt that it was about time this baby had clothes.

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Lyrics

1. There's a chain around my heart -
I need you baby though we're apart.
It's been a long, long time, since you were mine,
And there's a chain around my heart.

2. There's a pain down in my soul,
Goes on and on now you've grown cold.
It was a sad, sad day, when you went away,
Now there's a chain around my heart.

Bridge. You gotta forgive me, you gotta forgive me,
I really tried right from the start.
Now it's over and I find I'm losin' my mind,
And there's a chain around my heart.

3. There's a raincloud in the sky -
It's sending teardrops for me to cry.
You know it's hard, real hard, now (that) we're apart,
'Cos there's a chain around my heart.

Solo. Piano solo on first 2 lines of Verse.

4. I guess my tears won't dry since you said goodbye,
Well there's a chain around my heart.

Coda. Oh no my tears can't dry since you said goodbye,
And there's a chain around my heart,
There's still a chain around my heart.

Copyright (c) John Lord. All Rights Reserved.
(John W. Handscombe, Member of the Performing Right Society, London, England).

Song Length
3:29
Genres
Blues - General, Blues - Modern
Tempo / Feel
Very Slow (Under 70)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Moods
Heartbreaking, Miserable

Subject Matter
Lost Love
Similar Artists
Joe Cocker, The Neville Brothers
Language
English
Era
2000 and later

Lyric Credits John Lord
Music Credits John Lord
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Publisher Credits Unsigned
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Label Credits N/A