(I’m a) Stand by my woman man    (video)

 

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1. At five o’clock she knows I’ll soon be home,

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    she don't worry ‘bout me runnin' 'round,

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    'cause all of my good times are waiting right there for me,

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    and she knows where I'll be when the sun goes down.

 

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I'm a         stand by my woman man,

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our world turns around a little gold band,

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and love leads us through life, hand in hand.

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I'm a          stand by my woman man,

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we fall asleep at night thinking :  Ain't love grand ?

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That's why I' m a stand by my woman man.

 

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2. When she's down, she knows I'll be beside her,

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    'cause I'm not just her lover, I'm her friend.

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    Our love keeps getting better and I'll gladly spend forever,

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    standing by the woman who stands by her man.

 

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    we fall asleep at night thinking :  Ain't love grand ?

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    That's why I' m a stand by my woman man.

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    That's why I' m a stand by my woman man.

 

    (Ronnie Milsap)