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She's just sixteen years old
Leave her alone, they say,
Separated by fools
Who don't know what love is yet
But I want you to know

If I could fly
I'd pick you up
I'd take you into the night
And show you a love
Like you've never seen - ever seen
It's like having a dream
Where nobody has a heart
It's like having it all
And watching it fall apart
And I would wait till the end
Of time for you
And do it again, it's true
I can't measure my love
There's nothing to compare it to
But I want you to know...

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    UnregisteredJun 26, 2012 at 8:23 pm
    Sorry all. This creeps me out. He sounds like a pervert. At 16 yrs old, i was working at a restuarant and was constantly propositioned by older guys. What the...?!!! I think older guys like under aged girls because they don't have to work hard to impress them. It also makes older men feel superior that these young girls look up to them. Some are just chasing the cherry. I think it's pathetic!
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    Katie143Mar 19, 2010 at 3:37 am
    The TRUE meaning of Into the Night is wanting to show someone what love really is...but not being able to...He was talking about a friend of his who liked a girl younger than him...& he said "shes just sixteen man leave her alone..."and they came up with the lyrics...Benny is saying that if he could pick them up and show them what love is...he would! But he cant...So he wrote a song! :)
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    PrizyDec 27, 2008 at 10:12 pm
    I'm not sure, but this songs does sound like it's about this man who's in love with this 16 year old girl, and he wants to run away with her. This song is just on the verge of statutory to me.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 7, 2012 at 8:39 am
    Saw an interview w/benny m. And he told the story of his 16 yr old neighbor who was raising her little brother after their father abandoned them. He watched out for them and admired the girl for the responsibility she took on. Nothing perverted in the story, but he took heat his whole career because people misinterpreted the lyrics.
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    UnregisteredApr 10, 2012 at 3:18 am
    Into the night. ... Benny fall in love with a sixeten yeargirl at the time he was young to. He grow to love her because she was different, but benny tried so hard to be with her and her father just wont let them be happy. There love was saparated by fools. Once you love somone its hard to let go, so benny waited to the end to be with her. In other words loves is real, and it does not mater what age you are, we all fall in love.

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