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Ain't got no money
But I've got time
I don't care about the sunshine
But I love to see you smile

So you say you're lonesome
Baby dry your eyes
Well there's a road to your door step
I'll be there by morning's light

But I don't have an answer
For when you ask me why
I know I love you baby like I know I never ever
Gonna let you ever say goodbye
Say goodbye, Say goodbye

I've got an old Ford pickup truck
I got a Cadillac
And I don't care how I get there
Transportation can't hold me back

But I don't have an answer
For when you ask me why
I know I love you baby like I know I never ever
Gonna let you ever say goodbye
Say goodbye, Say goodbye

Cause I've had bad lovers, yeah
That walked to my back door
I've wasted years walkin' for them gals
That's how I know you're worth walking for

So you say you're so in love
Well baby so am I
And I don't care if I'm on the road
I am always by your side

But I don't have an answer
When you ask me why
I know I love you baby like I know I never ever
Gonna let you ever say goodbye
Say goodbye, Say goodbye



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    Someone is professing love to a potential lover. The protagonist can't describe the root of their obsession, however, it centers around the happiness of the desired lover (ie. The line love to see you smile).
    Walking for you is a metaphor for working hard to maintain love in spite of absence or difficulties. The protagonist suggests that his previous lovers have not been worth 'walking for' (ie. Working to maintain their love) but claims the potential lover is 'worth walking for'.

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