Save Tonight

(Brian Hendrix)

I'm near 40, wrote this one in my early 20s, and it was my first contest placement. A buddy of mine named Leroy was a songwriter, and one day I brought him my stuff. He said he liked it, but my verses were too long, like pages - like Bob Dylan thought "Maybe these songs aren't long enough." And he said I should hone things down, so this is the first song I ever wrote in the typical accepted format. It's just about a busy couple who don't have time to spend together, so they decide to make the time.

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Save tonight for me and you Slip out of those old clothes you worked in Kick off those shoes The way your body's movin', it's tellin' me something I can't refuse So it's decided we're gonna start the night lovin' And wait out that moon (Chorus) You worked hard all week, me too To get you alone, I know the minutes are few Enough time to say "I love you" But acting on that is harder to do And the kids play and stay up 'til dawn I want my goodbye kiss, but you're already gone I'll make time worth all; it's due And I'll... save tonight for me and you I pledge my heart and soul to you 'Cause you're the only one that I ever will love on My whole life through Everyday a different XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXX XX XX X XXXXXXX XXXXXX XXX XXXXXX XX XXXXX XXXX XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXX XXXXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXX XXXXXXX XXX XX X XXXXX XXXX XXXXX XXXX XXXXX X XXXX XXX XXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXX XX XXX XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXX XXX XX XXX XXX XXXXXXXX

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