If Teardrops Were Pennies

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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn (née Webb; born on April 14, 1932) is an American country-music singer-songwriter and author. Born in Butcher Hollow, near Paintsville, Kentucky, USA, to a coal-miner father. At the age of 14 she married, and soon she became pregnant. She moved to Washington state with her husband, O… more »

1. And acrea of diamonds I'd offer to you.
A solid gold manchion, an airplane or two.
This world would be yours to have and to hold,
If teardrops were pennies and heartaches were gold.

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If teardrops were pennies and heartaches were gold,
I'd have all the treasures a pocket could hold.
I'd be, oh, so wealthy, with pleasures untold,
If teardrops were pennies and heartaches were gold

2. The tears that have fallen won't buy you a thing.
The heartaches you've caused me won't pay for a ring.
The love that I wanted, would not have grown cold,
If teardrops were pennies, and heartaches were gold.



Written by: CARL BUTLER

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