If Love Was Illegal

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David Olney

David Charles Olney (born March 23, 1948 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American folk singer/songwriter. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill but did not graduate, instead joining Bland Simpson's band Simpson (band) in the early 1970s. He moved to Nashville in 1973 and fo… more »

 If love was illegal
You would be public
Enemy number one
Be the most wanted
Be the most hunted
Living your life on the run
I'll be your friend
And I won't turn you in
I won't tell them all that you done

If love is your business
And business your pleasure
I wish that the pleasure was mine
Don't ask for money
I ain't got any
All I can spare is my time
Time is worth killing If you say you're willing
I don't care if killing's a crime

Beggars and choosers
The street's full of losers
Who do what they do to get by
They can be bought, babe
They'll get you caught, babe
They'll lead you on with their lies
They can't be trusted
They'll get your heart busted
They'll sell you out on the sly

If love was illegal
You would be public
Enemy number one
Be the most wanted
Be the most hunted
Living your life on the run
I'll be your friend
And I won't turn you in
I won't tell them all that you done 

Written by: DAVID CHARLES OLNEY

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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If Love Was Illegal