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"Maggie May" is track #1 on the album Icon: Rod Stewart. It was written by Stewart, Roderick David/quittenton, Martin.
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Wake up Maggie, I think I've got something to say to you
It's late September and I really should be back at school
I know I keep you amused, but I feel I'm being used
Oh Maggie, I couldn't have tried any more

You led me away from home
Just to save you from being alone
You stole my heart and that's what really hurts

The morning sun when it's in your eyes really shows your age
But that don't worry me none, in my eyes you're everything
I laughed at all of your jokes, my love you didn't need to coax
Oh Maggie, I couldn't have tried any more

You led me away from home
Just to save you from being alone
You stole my soul and that's a pain I can do without

All I needed was a friend to lend a guiding hand
But you turned into a lover and mother
What a lover, you wore me out,

All you did was wreck my bed
And in the morning kick me in the head
Oh Maggie, I couldn't have tried any more

You led me away from home
'Cause you didn't want to be alone
You stole my heart, I couldn't leave you if I tried

I suppose I could collect my books and go on back to school
Or steal my daddy's cue and make a living outta playing pool
Or find myself a rock and roll band, that needs a helping hand
Oh Maggie, I wished I'd never seen your face

You made a first class fool out of me
But I'm as blind as a fool can be
You stole my heart but I love you anyway

Maggie, I wish I'd never seen your face
I'll get on back home, one of these days

Songwriters
STEWART, RODERICK DAVID/QUITTENTON, MARTIN

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