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Just to be close to you, girl
Just for a moment, well just for an hour
Just to be close to you, girl
Oh well ah baby

Ah you know I've been through so many changes in my life girl
Aw I've been up real high where I thought I didn't need anybody
Aw and then again I've been down real low where
There was no one in my life who needed me
Aw and I found that material things I thought had so much value
Aw girl didn't really have any value at all

That was a lonely man
A man with no direction, with no purpose
With no one to love and no one to love me for, for me
Aw girl then you, then you came into my life
You made my jagged edges smooth
You made my, made my direction so clear and you aw woman
You became my purpose my reason for livin' girl

You see you're my heart, you're soul
You're my stone inspiration, baby
Oh that's why I'm standin' here singin'
And opening my arms to you
I want to say child why don't ya

Take my hand
Ah we'll live in love forever
Yeah take my hand ooh,
We'll be alone you and me yeah
Take my hand
Girl we'll live our lives together, yeah together
Together yeah, ah ah together, together

Just to be close to you girl
Just for the moment baby, well, just for an hour
Just to be close to you girl, hey,hey ooo ooo

I've been out there searchin' so very long baby
Searchin' to find somebody just like you
And for some folks it takes a lifetime, sugar
To find in this world a dream come true

Why don't ya
Take my hand
Oh, we'll live in love forever, yeah
Take my hand
Girl, we'll be alone you and me
Take my hand
We'll spend our lives together,
Together, together, ah ah together, together

Just to be close to you, girl
Just for the moment, ah just for the moment
Just for the hour
Just to be close to you, girl
I need you baby

To make love, to be loved by you baby
To have your warm body close to mine
To whisper words that make you feel like a woman
Girl I know our love will stand the test of time

Just to be close to you, girl
For the moment baby, for the moment baby
For the moment baby
For the sugar, sugar, yeah, yeah,
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah,
Ooh yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah,
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah,

Hey girl I wanna say
Closer and closer, girl please hold me closer
My arms are still burnin' girl
Ya got me yearnin' for your love
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Written by Richie, Lionel
Published by EMI Music Publishing

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