Nick of Time

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Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is a renowned American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player. During the 1970s, Raitt released a series of acclaimed roots-influenced albums which incorporated elements of blues, rock, folk and country, but she is perhaps best known for her more c… more »

A friend of mine she cries at night 
And she calls me on the phone 
Sees babies everywhere she goes 
And she wants one of her own
She's waited long enough she says 
And still she can't decide  Pretty soon she'll have to choose and it tears her up inside 
She's scared, scared she'll run out of time

I see my folks, they're getting old
And I watch their bodies change
I know they see the same in me
And it makes us both feel strange 
No matter how you tell yourself 
It's what we all go through  Those eyes are pretty hard to take
When they're staring' back at you

 Scared to run out of time

When did the choices get so hard?
With so much more at stake 
Life gets mighty precious
When there's less of it to waste 

 Scared to run out of time

Just when I thought I'd had enough 
And all my tears were shed
No promise left unbroken  There were no painful words unsaid 
You came along and showed me
How to leave it all behind 
You opened up my heart again 
And then much to my surprise 

I found love, baby
Love in the nick of time

I found love, darling 
Love in the nick of time

I found love, baby
Love in the nick of time

Written by: BONNIE RAITT


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