The Girl I Left Behind Me

by The Monkees

The Monkees are an American pop band that released music under their original incarnation between 1966 and 1970, with subsequent reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed. Assembled in Los Angeles in 1965 by Robert "Bob" Rafelson and Bert Schneider for the American television series The…




Its old enough to try and tie you down
So, I just couldn't wait and hang around
You always said must be free
But you couldn't see you were loosing me
And messing up the one good thing we had

[Chorus]
And now I'm going out the way that I came in
The game is over now, I couldn't win
My heart is all I have to pack
And this time girl I won't be back
And years from now I'll turn around and see
The girl I left behind me

I told myself that things would be OK
You would come around to my way any day
As time went on you just stayed the same
No, you couldn't change or be rearranged
I'm picking up the pieces of my life

[Chorus]

As time went on you just stayed the same
No, you couldn't change or be rearranged
I'm picking up the pieces of my life

[Chorus]
Behind me

Written by: CAROLE SAGER, CAROLE BAYER SAGER, NEIL SEDAKA

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