This Lyric is: #015

TURQUOISE AND SILVER
2001 Janice Messer & Blake Hill
Music by Greg Austin

Watching her sleep here beside me
I'm amazed at how far we've come
From the poorest side of Santa Fe
So in love and way too young

I saved up my tips from the drive-in
To buy her a gold wedding band
I couldn't afford the ring that she wanted
So I made a change in my plan

(Chorus)
Turquoise and Silver
Was all I could give her
I wished it was diamonds and gold
Turquoise and Silver
I promised forever
One heart to have and to hold

Nothing in our life came easy
A furnished room was our first home
Two hard jobs and sixty long hours
We were barely hangin' on

Workin' my way up the ladder
I never once heard her complain
With love and hard work in time we succeeded
But some things remained just the same

(Chorus)
Turquoise and Silver
Was all I could give her
I wished it was diamonds and gold
Turquoise and Silver
I promised forever
One heart to have and to hold

(Bridge)
On our fifteenth anniversary
I promised her a new wedding band
She could have had any ring that she wanted
she smiled and said "You don't understand"

(Changed Chorus)
Turquoise and Silver
Means more now than ever
I still don't need diamonds and gold
Turquoise and Silver will stay on my finger
Because it's the ring that you chose

(Tag)
When our hair turns to silver
'Til the end of forever
She'll wear the ring that I chose