I Can Only Give You Everything

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I can't give you more than what I've got
I can't expect to give what I have not
I-I-I can only give ya lovin' 'till the sun goes down
And, until the leaves of summer turn to shades of brown

I try and I try
But baby, you know that I
Can only give you evra'thing

I can't argue with you to a-understand
'Cause afterall, I am just a man
A you-ooo-ooo are on my mind
When stars appear and shadows fall
And when ev'ra little flower close
And no birds call
I try and I try
But baby, you know that I
Can only give you evra'thing

I'll do anything you want me to do
'Cause I don't want to know there's life without you
Ooh, ooh, ooh,
Don't ever go and leave me in this world alone
I-I-I'd be like a little child if I was on my own

I try and I try
But baby you know that I
Can only give you evra'thing

Evra'thing, baby
A little bit of this, a little bit of that
And evra'thing
Ooh, ooh, ooh

I Can Only Give You Everything (unreleased cover)
Written byTommy Scott & Phil Coulter
Performed byElvis Costello & The Imposters

First known performance:
June 20, 2011, Royal Oak, MI
Last known performance:
October 1, 2011, New York, NY
     (8 known performances)


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Recordings by other artists

Them  1966 Them Again AllmusicWikipediaAmazon
Tommy Scott  1966  B-side of "Boys Cry"
 Little Boy Blues  1966  single
 The Haunted  1966  single
The Troggs  1967 Trogglodynamite
 Liverpool Five  1967 Out Of Sight
 MC5  1967  single
Kontra  1979 Mieto Levy Discogs
Richard Hell & The Voidoids  1982 Destiny Street AllmusicWikipediaAmazon

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