Ray Charles If I Could Lyrics

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If I could
I'd protect you from the sadness in your eyes
Give you courage in a world of compromise
Yes, I would
If I could
I would teach you all the things I never learned
And I'd help you cross the bridges that I burned
Yes, I would

If I could
I would try to shield your innocence from time
But the part of life I gave you isn't mine
I watched you grow
So I could let you go

If I could
I would help you make it through the hungry years
But I know that I can never cry your tears
But I would
If I could

If I live
In a time and place
Where you don't want to be
You don't have to walk along this road with me
My yesterday
Won't have to be your way

If I knew
I'd have tried to change the world I brought you to
Through there wasn't very much that I could do
But I still would
If I could

If, if I could
I would try to shield your innocence from time
But the part of life I gave you isn't mine.
I watched you grow
So I could let you go

If I could
I would help you make it through the hungry years
But I know that I can never cry your tears
But I would
If I could

Yes, I would
Yes, I would
If I could
My World Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 My World
  • 2 A Song for You
  • 3 None of Us Are Free
  • 4 So Help Me God
  • 5 Let Me Take You Over
  • 6 One Drop of Love
  • 7 If I Could
  • 8 Love Has a Mind of Its Own
  • 9 I'll Be There
  • 10 Still Crazy After All These Years


  • Written by: Kenneth Hirsch, Ron Miller, Marti Sharron
    Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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