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Giving You The Best That I Got
Anita Baker
Writers: Anita Baker, Skip Scarborough & Randy Holland

Giving You The Best That I Got

Ain't there something I can give you
In exchange for everything you give to me
Read my mind and make me feel just fine
When I think my peace of mind is out
Of reach

The scales are sometimes unbalanced
And you bear the weight of all that has to be
I hope you see that you can lean on me
And together we can calm a stormy sea

We love so strong and so unselfishly
And I tell you now that I made a vow
I'm giving you the best that I got, baby
Yes I tell you now, that I made a vow
I'm giving you the best that I got, honey

Everybody's got opinions
'Bout the way they think our story's gonna end
Some folks feel it's just a superficial thrill
Everybody's gonna have to think again

We love so strong and so unselfishly
They don't bother me so I'm gonna keep on
Giving you the best that I got, baby
They don't bother me, said I'm gonna keep on
Giving you the best that I got, listen baby

Somebody understands me
Somebody gave his heart to me
I stumbled my whole life long
Always on my own, now I'm home

My weary mind is rested
And I feel as if my home is in your arms
Fears are all gone, I like the sound of your song
And I think I want to sing it forever

We love so strong and so unselfishly
And I made a vow so I tell you now
I'm giving you the best that I got, baby
I bet everything on my wedding ring
I'm giving you the best that I got,
Givin' it to you baby



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    Tanya ChambersJan 28, 2013 at 10:32 pm
    I love this song...its old but the meaning and words will touch hearts for centuries to come! Anita Baker you shatt a road!
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    UnregisteredMay 8, 2012 at 7:44 pm
    To me it means life and how love should be. When you give of your heart you find all there is to love in itself
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    UnregisteredApr 6, 2012 at 8:44 pm
    Quite simple, she is giving him the best of her heart, love, caring and hope he will do the same forever
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    UnregisteredMar 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm
    It means that i have finally found the one! I rest my head and give him the best that i have got
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    UnregisteredJan 21, 2012 at 6:41 pm
    Doing all i can to keep my mate happy,not just my mate. But giving the best of me to my family, especially my man because he gives us the best of himself in all that he does.

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