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At seventeen we fell in love
High school sweethearts,
love was so brand new
We took the vows of man and wife
Forever, for life
I remember how we made our way
A little patience, the time we pray

REFRAIN: Can't imagine that this love is through
Feelin' the pain, girl when you lose
Oh it's too hot, too hot, lady
Gotta run for shelter
Gotta run for shade
It's too hot, too hot, lady
We gotta cool this anger
What a mess we made
So long ago you were my love
Oh my love

Flyin' high we never took the time
To stop and feel the need
Funny how those years go by
Changing you, changing me
I remember love's fever
In our hearts, girl and in our minds
Feeling the pain


Oh it's too hot, too hot, lady
Gotta run for shelter
Gotta run for shade
It's too hot, too hot, lady
Gotta cool this anger
From this mess that we've made
It's too hot, too hot, lady
Gotta run for shelter
Gotta run for shade...


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    michael33071Apr 20, 2012 at 1:15 am
    Alto saxophone... Who needs that horn?

    I don't even own any of those.

    Great song for summer.

    Why wasn't the trombone played?
    It was never used in this song.

    It's too hot!
  • U
    UnregisteredOct 30, 2011 at 5:46 pm
    Kool & the gang is one of my favorite groups and this is one of the songs that i like, the alto saxophone is so sweet sounding. Too bad i can't play it.
  • U
    UnregisteredOct 29, 2011 at 5:53 pm
    I like the alto saxophone solo. It has a sweet sound and it is so beautiful. The trombone could have worked, but it was not used in this song.

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