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(If you don't know me by now)
You will never, never, never know me, Whooooa

All the things that we've been through
You should understand me
Like I understand you
Now baby, I know the difference
Between right and wrong
I ain't gonna do nothin'
To upset our happy home
(Ooooooh) Oh, don't get so excited
When I come home a little late at night
'Cause we only act like children
When we argue fuss and fight

(If you don't know me by now)
If you don't know me by now
(You will never, never, never know me)
You will never, never, never know me, whooooa
(If you don't know me by now)
If you don't know me, baby
(You will never, never, never know me)
No you won't, ah-hey

We've all got our own funny moods
I've got mine
Woman you've got yours too
Just trust in me
Like I trust in you
As long as we've been together
That should be so easy to do
Just get yourself together
Or we might as well say goodbye
What good is a love affair
When you can't see eye to eye, ooooh

(If you don't know me by now)
If you don't
If you don't know me, baby
(You will never, never, never know me, Whooooa)
Hey-hey, hey-hey, hey-hey-hey
(If you don't know me by now)
If you don't know me by now
(You will never, never, never know me)
No you won't, ah-hey....



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    Carlesha GaitherJun 24, 2013 at 6:14 am
    It is 2013 and I am only 21 and I can relate to this song love Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes....Teddy P...R.I.P you are always miss. Wish there were more songs like these.
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    UnregisteredJul 27, 2012 at 9:54 am
    This song to me is about someone who clearly has trust issues (the woman) and the man cant stress his point enough (which is that she should know he will always remain faithful). A lot of couples have this problem... :/

    - an army wife
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    UnregisteredJul 14, 2012 at 5:55 pm
    My meaning is if we have been daitig this long and you still dont know me then you will never know me
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 10:37 pm
    We have been together for this long i understand you and if you dont know me by now then i guesss you dnt get me.
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    UnregisteredNov 2, 2011 at 1:49 am
    I like the 1980's version better, because it was more recent.

    I was only 8 years old at the time of the simply red cover.

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