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Subject: Name of a song, pleeeesseeee!!

Written By: goddessfeline on 07/20/06 at 9:29 pm

Hello All,

I am looking for the name and group of a song that I do not have a lot of info on. I goes a bit like----
if you were a "something" you would be a "something"

ex. if you were a book, I would read you cover to cover...

there are several lines in the song like that, and I do know it is done by a white group with a reggae sort of beat to it.

I have been searching the lyrics boards to no avail. Simply Red as the group comes to mind but that has not panned out either...
can anyone help?
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Subject: Re: Name of a song, pleeeesseeee!!

Written By: whistledog on 07/20/06 at 9:32 pm

That sounds like "The Way You Do the Things You Do" by UB40
From their 1989 album "Labour of Love II", it reached #6 on Billboard in 1990


"You got a smile so bright
you know you could of been a candle
Im holding you so tight
you know you could of been a hand gun

The way you swipe me of my feet
you know you could of been a broom
and baby so, so sweeted
you know you could of been some bird food

well you could of been anything
that you wanted to, I can tell you
the way you do the things you do, (all right)
the way you do the things you do

As pretty as you are
you know you could of been a flower
if good looks were minutes
you know you could of been an hour

The way you stole my love
you know you could of been a crook
and baby you are so smarter
you know you could of been a school girl

well you could of been anything
that you wanted to, I can tell you
the way you do the things you do, (all right)
the way you do the things you do

You make my life so rich
you know you could of been some money
and baby your so sweet
you know you could of been some honey

well you could of been anything
that you wanted to, I can tell you
the way you do the things you do, (all right)
the way you do the things you do

As pretty as you are
you know you could of been a flower
if good looks were minutes
you know you could of been an hour

The way you stole my love
you know you could of been a crook
and baby you are so smarter
you know you could of been a school girl

well you could of been anything
that you wanted to, I can tell you
the way you do the things you do, (all right)
the way you do the things you do


the way you do the things you do, (all right)
the way you do the things you do
(you make my life so sweet)
the way you do the things you do, (all right)
the way you do the things you do
(you make my lofe so seet)
the way you do the things you do.........."

Subject: Re: Name of a song, pleeeesseeee!!

Written By: goddessfeline on 07/20/06 at 9:38 pm

THANK YOU!!
YOU SO ROCK!! but I am sure you already know that!!!


Subject: Re: Name of a song, pleeeesseeee!!

Written By: whistledog on 07/20/06 at 9:48 pm


THANK YOU!!
YOU SO ROCK!! but I am sure you already know that!!!





Glad I was able to help.

Some added information for you ... It was a cover song.  "The Way You Do the Things You Do" was originally a hit for the Temptations in 1964 :)

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