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Thread #85294   Message #1580745
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
11-Oct-05 - 02:24 AM
Thread Name: Incomplete Beatles songs
Subject: RE: Incomplete Beatles songs
First of all, before you read any further, let me state categorically and unequivocally that I see no need for an additional verse to "In My Life". The song, as it stands, is complete. Given the right interpretation, it expresses everything that is required.

I submit the following only to rise to Les's challenge.

There are places I'll remember
All my life though some have changed
Some for ever, not for better,
Some have gone and some remain
All these places had their moments
With lovers and friends I still can recall
Some are dead and some are living
In my life I've loved them all

But of all these friends and lovers
There is no one compares with you
And these memories lose their meaning
When I think of love as something new
Though I know I'll never lose affection
For people and things that went before
I know I'll often think about them
In my life I'll love you more

But tonight you're with another
You don't need me or so it seems
All the things I took for certain
Are nothing more than broken dreams
And if we can't be together
I've nothing left, I am on my own
And all I'll have are memories
In my life I'll be alone