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I Can't Get Next to You Lyrics

"I Can't Get Next to You" was written by Whitfield, Norman J./strong, Barrett /.
"I Can't Get Next to You" was written by Whitfield, Norman J./strong, Barrett /.

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I can turn a gray sky blue
I can make it rain, whenever I want it to
(Oh I)
I can build a castle from a single grain of sand
I can make a ship sail on dry land

But my life is incomplete and I'm so blue
'Cause I can't get next to you

I can't get next to you, babe
(Next to you)
I can't get next to you
(I just can't get next you)
I can't get next to you, babe
I can't get next to you

I can fly like a bird in the sky
Hey, I can buy anything that money can buy
(Oh, I)
I can turn a river into a ragin' fire
I can live forever, if I so desire

Unimportant, are all these things I can do
'Cause I can't get next to you

I can't get next to you, babe
(No matter what I do)
I can't get next to you

I can turn back the hands of time, you better believe I can
I can make the seasons change just by a wave of my hand
(Oh, I)
I can change anything from old to new
The things I want to do the most, I'm unable to do

Unhappy am I with all the powers I possess
'Cause girl, you're the key to my happiness
And I, oh I, I
Can't get next to you

Girl, you're blowing my mind 'cause I can't get
(Next to you)
Can't you see these tears I'm crying? I can't get
(Next to you)

Girl, it's you that I need, I gotta get
(Next to you)
Can't you see these tears I'm crying? I can't get
(Next to you)

I, I, I, I, I can't get
(Next to you)
I, I, I, I, I can't get
(Next to you)
Girl, you're blowing my mind

Songwriters
WHITFIELD, NORMAN J./STRONG, BARRETT /

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