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Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing (w, Tammi Terrell) Lyrics

"Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing (w, Tammi Terrell)" was written by Valerie Simpson;nickolas Ashford.
"Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing (w, Tammi Terrell)" was written by Valerie Simpson;nickolas Ashford.

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Oh baby

Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby
Ain't nothing like the real thing, no no
Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby
Ain't nothing like the real thing, come honey

I've got your picture hangin' on the wall
But it can't see or come to me when I call your name
I realize it's just a picture in a frame

I read your letters when you're not near
But they don't move me and they don't groove me like when I hear
Your sweet voice whispering in my ear

Don't you know
Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby
Ain't nothing like the real thing

I play the game, a fantasy
I pretend
But I know in reality
I need the shelter of your arms to comfort me

No other sound is quite the same as your name
No touch can do half as much to make me feel better
So let's stay together

I've got some memories to look back on
And though they help me when you're gone
I'm well aware nothing can take the place of being there

Oh so glad we got the real thing, baby
So glad we got the real thing, oh darling
Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby
Ain't nothing like the real thing, turn to me
Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby
Ain't nothing like the real thing

Songwriters
Valerie Simpson;Nickolas Ashford

Published by
JOBETE MUSIC CO., INC.

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