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Everybody wants something, just a little more
We're making a living, and what we're living for
A rich man or a poor man, a pawn or a king
You can live on the street, you can rule the whole world
But it don't mean one dang thing

What do you got, if you ain't got love?
Whatever you got, it just ain't enough
You walk in the road, but you're going nowhere
You're tryin' to find your way home, but there's no one there
Who do you hold, in the dark of night?
You wanna give up, but it's worth the fight
You have all the things, that you've been dreaming of

If you ain't got someone, you're afraid to lose
Everybody needs just one, someone... to tell them the truth
Maybe I'm a dreamer, but I still believe
I believe in hope, I believe the change can get us up off our knees

What do you got, if you ain't got love?
Whatever you got, it just ain't enough
You walk in the road, but you're going nowhere
You're tryin' to find your way home, but there's no one there
Who do you hold, in the dark of night?
You wanna give up, but it's worth the fight
You have all the things, that you've been dreaming of

If you ain't got love, it's all just keeping score
If you ain't got love, what the hell we doing it for

I don't wanna have to talk about it,
How many songs you gotta sing about it?
How long you gonna live without it?
Why does someone somewhere have to doubt it?
Someday we'll figure it out

Solo

What do you got, if you ain't got love?
Whatever you got, it just ain't enough
You walk in the road, but you're going nowhere
You're tryin' to find your way home, but there's no one there
Who do you hold, in the dark of night?
You wanna give up, but it's worth the fight
You have all the things, that you've been dreaming of

If you ain't got love, it's all just keeping score
If you ain't got love, what the hell we doing it for
Woahhh, I ain't got, if you ain't got love
Woahhh, What do you got if you ain't got love?
Woahhh, What do you got if you ain't got love?



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    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 4:37 pm
    One of my favorites, whenever i feel low i turn this song and i"m totally lost in it. I guess in life survival is not the most important thing ,but living is.living with the person who light up your world.
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    UnregisteredAug 2, 2012 at 11:29 pm
    My meaning of "what do you got" to me means that... I mean what else do you got if you ain't got love? If you love music you have to know the meaning of the song. So yeah. It just relates to us in the real world.
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    UnregisteredMay 8, 2012 at 12:42 am
    It kept me from scuiced... I was in my room with the radio on and it reminded me of my gf and i chose to live
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    UnregisteredApr 22, 2012 at 6:48 am
    I normally don't pay attention to lyrics to the music that's playing at a department store when i'm shopping, but tonight the music seemed a little louder than normal. I was in kohl's in kansas city, in the shoe department. It was so quiet (except for the music) that i heard the lyrics to what do you got. I had never heard this song (as i usually listen to r&b), but liked them so much i wrote them down on a piece of paper and put in my purse so i could google when i got home.

    What is my meaning to this song, you ask? Well, there is an amazing guy that i like, named kevin t. He and i have dated off and on for several months. We have a weird relationship... I can tell that he cares about me in all that he says, does, the way that he looks at me, kisses me... You know... All of the ways that make you know you're special... When a guy goes out of his way to dote on you and is so especially sweet and sexy at the same time...

    Anyway, kevin recently divulged to me that during a phase when we weren't dating, he started dating someone else but that it wasn't serious... Then he & i started dating. I suspected he was still seeing her, but he was spending a lot of time with me so i was unsure. He recently said the l word to me... And also said that he had fallen for her.

    I informed him that i wasn't going to be the back-up, booby-prize and that we couldn't see each other... But he still consumes my thoughts, and he said i still consume his.

    So... Now that you know the story, i will answer the question: what does the meaning of what do you got mean to me? It means that "everyone need just one, someone... To tell them the truth" if you don't have love, what have you got? Not much.
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    UnregisteredFeb 20, 2012 at 12:14 pm
    You had a love but you dont know it and you finding away home but theres no one there in your home and you want to give up but your so close you can had all things you want in your dreams by:anela ryisda deana

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