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You should've been gone
Knowing how I made you feel
And I should've been gone
After all your words of steel
Oh I must have been a dreamer
(Must have been a dreamer I know)
And I must've been someone else
(Someone else)
And we should've been over
(Over now)

Oh Sherrie
Our love holds on
Holds on
Oh Sherrie
Our love holds on
Holds on

But I want to let go
You'll go on hurtin' me
You'd be better off alone
If I'm not who you'd thought I'd be

But you know that there's a fever
(There's a fever I know)
That you'll never find nowhere else
(Nowhere, nowhere else)
Can't you feel it burnin' on and on

Oh Sherrie
Our love holds on
Holds on
Oh Sherrie
Our love holds on

(Guitar solo)

Oh Sherrie

But I should've been gone
Long ago and far away
And you should've been gone
Now I know just why you stay

Oh Sherrie
Our love holds on
Holds on
Oh Sherrie
Our love holds on
Holds on
Oh Sherrie
Our love holds on
Holds on

Hold on, ooh Sherrie



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    UnregisteredApr 1, 2012 at 5:12 pm
    This song is about two people who shouldn't be together, they hurt each other soo much but they can't bring themselves to leave each other because even with all the hurt... They still love each other!!
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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 9:26 pm
    Its about this woman and a man that cant let go of their love. They just cant let go an dniether one of them can leave
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    UnregisteredJun 19, 2012 at 4:26 pm
    2 days ago i was in a cab and this song was in the radio. When finished, the dj said steve perry had dedicated this one to his ex girlfriend. He must have loved her, uh? But sometimes things happen. Always loved the song, now i love it even moer =)
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    UnregisteredMay 21, 2012 at 2:22 pm
    One of the best songs perry ever written "street talk" is a ledgendary album and a personal favorite, even thoug im just 19 yers old and this song was recorded in the mid 80's its quality makes it timeless! Perry will always be the voice of journey
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    UnregisteredMay 18, 2012 at 2:46 am
    I know this was about his gf. But it seems from the lyrics "but you know there's a fever" "you can't get nowhere else"... They hurt each other but stay for the physical part, which is never a reason to stay w/someone.

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