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"Layla" Lyrics

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Genre:Blues, Rock
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What will you do when you get lonely
When nobody's waitin' by your side?
You've been running and hiding much too long;
You know, it's just your foolish pride.

Layla, you got me on my knees. Layla,
I'm begging darling please. Layla,
Darling, won't you ease my worried mind?

I tried to give you consolation;
When your old man had let you down.
Like a fool, I fell in love with you;
You turned my whole world upside down.

Layla, you got me on my knees. Layla,
I'm begging darling please. Layla,
Darling, won't you ease my worried mind?

Let's make the best of the situation
Before I finally go insane.
Please don't say we'll never find a way
And tell me all my love's in vain.

Layla, you got me on my knees. Layla,
I'm begging darling please. Layla,
Darling, won't you ease my worried mind?

Layla, you got me on my knees. Layla,
I'm begging darling please. Layla,
Darling, won't you ease my worried mind?
  • corrected on December 7th, 2011
  • written by Clapton, Eric Patrick / Gordon, Jim
  • copyright with Lyrics © Warner/chappell Music, Inc.

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     idanosh6 says:
    Like 019-09-2010 12:51
     
     ruta says:
    Like 028-05-2009 22:33
     
    Perfect!!
     Gator1955 says:
    Like 021-04-2009 22:10
     
    This song is the epitome of a rock song. It's full of blues, guitar riffs, heart-felt lyrics and for those who know the story behind the song, it's easy to tell this song came from great anguish for Eric. He was in love with George Harrison's wife, Pattie Boyd.

    The piano solo written by Jim Gordon just completes the song. The slide guitar by Duane Allman against Eric's bent notes is just superb. Because this song incorporates all the parts of rock and roll in one song, it's the song I have people listen to when trying to explain the phenomenon of rock and roll.

    If an alien came down from space and wanted to understand rock, this song would be the one I'd play for them. The acoustic version is nice, but the original conveys the pain, anguish and turmoil Eric was feeling when he wrote this CLASSIC ROCK MASTERPIECE.
     LibraSue says:
    Like 008-10-2008 22:54
     
    Amazing!
    Like 002-10-2007 18:35
     
    I love this song, i heard the acoustic version first, but i love them both equally. I recently saw a tv special about Pattie Boyd, and when i found out that Something (by george harrison) AND this song were about her, i was totally jealous. how awesome would it be to have two great songs written about u?
     DarXide says:
    Like 018-03-2007 17:32
     
    Quite a good song.. but feels like it's way old. From the music and the vocalist I don't really know how old it is but oh well
     veenzie_cool says:
    Like 021-02-2006 05:21
     
    cool song!!!
     numandina says:
    Like 021-02-2006 05:19
     
    Frickin' awesome.
    Like 008-12-2005 17:00
     
    good song! very good....
    Like 008-12-2005 16:59
     
    ahhhhhhhh. one of my favorite songs ever.
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