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When I was young
I never needed anyone
And makin' love was just for fun
Those days are gone

Livin' alone
I think of all the friends I've known
But when I dial the telephone
Nobody's home

All by myself
Don't wanna be, all by myself anymore
All by myself
Don't wanna live, all by myself anymore

Hard to be sure
Sometimes I feel so insecure
And love so distant and obscure
Remains the cure

All by myself
Don't wanna be, all by myself anymore
All by myself
Don't wanna live, all by myself anymore

When I was young
I never needed anyone
And makin' love was just for fun
Those days are gone

All by myself
Don't wanna be, all by myself anymore
All by myself
Don't wanna live, all by myself anymore

All by myself
Don't wanna be, all by myself anymore
All by myself
Don't wanna live, all by myself anymore



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    Nathan MillerJun 7, 2013 at 9:58 pm
    That's ok Amanda Bullis and Calla Miller I will just eat my dinner... all by myself... Ha ha. Hope you guys are having fun.
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    UnregisteredApr 13, 2012 at 5:36 am
    When the morning star shines in th sky, i remember the loves that i kept in my heart. Today i am 80 years old and i'm alone. Where were everybody? Where are now?
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    UnregisteredDec 1, 2011 at 9:56 pm
    I think this song is about someone who has never been able to really make a commitment to anyone, and lost many people due to that fact. And now this person realizes that they want to be in a commited relationship after losing another person.
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    UnregisteredApr 29, 2014 at 5:59 pm
    In some esoteric way this song came back to remind me of my current situation. I lost my two daughters 23 years ago from False memory issues. It's a long, long story. Simply in 1992 I was falsely accused of child sexual abuse and satanic ritual abuse. From a Christian counselor in a local Christian Church. "buyer beware". It was a fad in those days and I along with over 25,000 parents were caught in this horrible issue. All by myself is a perfect song. The lyrics display my broken heart. If anyone reading this that has been caught in this "trap"
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    UnregisteredJan 7, 2014 at 5:55 am
    I miss my wife tonight and don't want to be alone. This song is about regret and I am glad I chose my wonderful Rosalind to spend my life with. So much can be taken for granted and this song reflects that. Young men sometimes feel like the world is their oyster and feel everything so strongly about everything but many but lose their way when life hits them hard. At least I know what love is and I hope true love finds you all. Don't regret things and keep searching that is what I hear in this song. Obscurity need not last forever.

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