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Written by natalie cole

Hey, did you happen to see my sweet baby?

He was walkin on down the road

Tell him for me that if you see him tonight

Everything is alright

'cause I know how he gets when he's low

Oh, he's a beautiful man

Kinda hard to understand but

He's the only good man that I know

Won't you tell him for me

I'm keepin a light shinin in the window

Just in case he decides to come home

Shining in the window just in case he decides to come home

(he's a beautiful man, kinda hard to understand)

But he's the only good man that I know

Won't you tell him for me? (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him)

I'm keeping a light (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him) shining in the window

Just in case he decides to come home (ooh, ah)

Shining in the window

Just in case he decides to come home

Oh, we had quite a spat and that was all that but

We both said things that we didn't mean

Won't you tell him for me (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him)

I'm keeping a light (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him) shining in the window

Just in case he decides to come home (ooh, ah)

Shining in the window

In case he decides to come home

I'm keepin (ooh, ah) a light, baby

Just in case he decides to come home

Can't (ooh, ah) you see the light?

Can't (ooh, ah) you see the light?

Keepin (ooh, ah) a light, baby

Just in case he decides to come home

Oh, (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him) just in case, just in case

I'm keeping a light, baby (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him)

Just in case, just in case

Oh say can you see (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him)

My light, shinin,' shining, (just in case) shining

I wonder can you see my light shinin, (tell him, tell him, tell him, tell him, just in case) burnin, shinin, burnin, shinin, burnin



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