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Written by Tom Petty
© 1981 Gone Gator Music (ASCAP)

Oh baby don't it feel like heaven right now
Don't it feel like something from a dream
Hey I've never known nothing quite like this
Don't it feel like the night might never be again
Baby we know better than to try and pretend
Honey, no one could've ever told me about this
I said yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah

The waiting is the hardest part
Every day you see one more card
You take it on faith
You take it to the heart
The waiting is the hardest part

Well yeah you might've chased a couple women around
Oh all it ever got you is down
Yeah then there were those that made me feel good
But never as good as I feel right now
Baby you're the only one that's ever known how
To make me want to live like I want to live now
I said yeah yeah
Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah

The waiting is the hardest part
Every day you get one more yard
You take it on faith
You take it to the heart
The waiting is the hardest part

Oh, don't let it kill you babe
Don't let it get to you
Don't let it kill you babe
Don't let it get to you
I'll be your bleeding heart
I'll be your crying fool
Don't let this go too far
Don't let it get to you

(guitar break)

I said yeah yeah
Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah

The waiting is the hardest part
Every day you get one more yard
You take it on faith
You take it to the heart
The waiting is the hardest part

The waiting is the hardest part

(mandolin break)

It's the hardest part
It's the hardest part
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Electric and Acoustic Guitars,
Electric and Acoustic Mandolins: Dean Parks
B-3: Robbie Buchanan
Bass Guitar: Bob Glaub
Drums & Percussion: Jim Keltner
Background Vocals: Carl Jackson, Herb Pederson



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