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Old Flames (Can't Hold a Candle to You)
by Dolly Parton



Downtown tonight,
I saw an old friend, someone who
I used to take comfort from
Long before I met you
I caught a spark from his eyes
A forgotten desire
With the word or a touch
I could have rekindled that fire.

An old flame, can't hold a candle to you
No one can light up the night like you do
Flickering embers of love
I've known one or two
Old flames can't hold a candle to you

Sometimes at night
I think of old lovers I've known
I remember how holding them
Helped me not feel so alone
(Feel so alone)
Then I feel you beside me
And even their memories are gone
Like stars in the night
Lost in the sweet light of dawn

An old flame, can"t hold a candle to you
No one can light up the night like you do
Flickering embers of love
I've known one or two
Old flames can't hold a candle to you
Old flames can't hold a candle to you
hmmmm mmm mmm mmm
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Lyrics submitted by Rachel Shui Feng.