Best Of My Love

Lyrics: Henley, Frey, Souther
Music: Henley, Frey, Souther

Played by J D Souther with Bob Weir & Wolf Bros during their run of shows in April 2023 at the Guild Theatre, Menlo Park

Every night i'm lying in bed Holding you close in my dreams
Thinking about all the things that we said
Coming apart at the seams

We try to talk it over
But the words come out too rough
I know you were trying
To give me the best of your love

Beautiful faces and loud empty places
Look at the way that we live
Wasting our time on cheap talk and wine
Left us so little to give

That same old crowd was like a cold dark cloud
That we could never rise above
But here in my heart
I give you the best of my love

Oh sweet darling
You get the best of my love
Oh sweet darling
You get the best of my love

I'm going back in time and it's a sweet dream
It was a quiet night and I would be all right
If I could go on sleeping

But every morning I wake up and worry
What's gonna happen today
You see it your way, and I see it mine
But we both see it slipping away

We thought we always had each other, baby
I guess that wasn't enough
But here in my heart
I give you the best of my love

Oh sweet darling
You get the best of my love
Oh sweet darling
You get the best of my love
Oh sweet darling
Sweet darling
You get the best of my love
Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     1974 On The Border The Eagles
     2011 A Natural History J D Souther


 


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