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Used to dream bout being a millionaire, without a care
But if I'm seeing my dreams and you aren't there
Cause it's over, that just won't be fair, darling
Rather be a poor woman living on the street, no food to eat
Cause I don't want nobody if I have it cry
Cause it's over when you say goodbye

All at once, I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything now that you're gone
From above, seems I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything since you're gone

Now I see myself through different eyes, it's no surprise
Being alone would make you realize
When it's over, all in love is fair
I shoulda been there, I should been there, I shoulda shoulda

All at once, I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything now that you're gone
From above, seems I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything since you're gone

I know I push you away
What can I do that will say how I love
Take these material things
They don't mean nothing
It's you that I want

All at once, I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything now that you're gone
From above, seems I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything since you're gone
(I shoulda been there, I should been there, I shoulda shoulda)

All at once, I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything now that you're gone
From above, seems I had it all
But it doesn't mean anything since you're gone



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    vickidJan 10, 2010 at 12:54 am
    She's basically saying that, she doesn't care about materials (money, etc) all that matters to her is that specific "person." She didn't realize how much that person meant to her until he/she is gone; thus, she wants him back.
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    UnregisteredAug 24, 2012 at 2:49 am
    This song actually i can truly say this fits my relationship with my boyfriend walter fred hochrein with my situation i am going through with him about his ex.
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    UnregisteredJun 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm
    Wow l always listen to this song everytime l fyt w my bf bt still l luv me always nd ths world means nothing without him.love you jerry
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    UnregisteredApr 11, 2012 at 7:52 pm
    When you have had the greatest love of a life time and then suddenly it is gone. Nothing can replace it.
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    tardiaOct 8, 2010 at 7:28 pm
    omg i love this song i mean i cant even say how i feel about it . sung this song at my school for valentines day i done so good

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