Fools Get Lucky Lyrics - Barry Manilow
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When I see you lying there
Like a living answered prayer
There are no words
For what I feel for you
My life was once a high trapeze
You pulled me down
And gave me peace
That's something no one else
Could ever do
And on nights like tonight
It scares me recalling
How close I came to falling
But fools get lucky
Fortune must like me
When people ask where you came from
sponsored linksI tell them that
Fools get lucky
Destiny likes me
It must be one of nature's rules
Love like yours
Should save the fools like me
When I see the good times shine
On this wayward life of mine
I tell the world
It's all because of you
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Hidden Treasure | Reviewer: Steven | 6/14/12
Not released as a single; Probably never played on the radio; I can't even find the sheet music for it. But this HAS to be one of Barry's most touching, poignant songs. As usual, the analogies and images in this song, combined with a deep, haunting accompaniment, take you far beyond simple words and music.
It is very personal song for me. I first heard it in college, and I KNEW it would be an important part of my life. I've bought six different copies of "If I Should Love Again" (Album, 8-track, cassette, and three CD's) over the years just so I could have access to this song. How fitting that I can now share this song with the most wonderful woman in the world; the one who "saved" THIS fool.
Thank you, Barry.
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