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#913835 - 08/06/11 03:08 PM Challenge #48 I knew you when ...  
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Hi, Everyone!

Sorry I haven't been around very much. Too many things going on at home and work.

The goal of our "Song Challenges" is to write songs/lyrics on demand within set parameters. We don't critique each other's songs in this thread (but you can say you like someone's song if you want to.) Please post your original works. If you have already written a song/lyric that fits within the parameters, please feel free to post it.

The parameters of this challenge is to use the hook "I knew you when ..." in either the chorus or as a line that is repeated in the verses. If you want, you may alter the hook a little by changing the pronouns but please keep the "knew" and "when" in the hook.

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#913905 - 08/06/11 11:25 PM Re: Challenge #48 I knew you when ... [Re: Jean Bullock]  
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Don't know if this qualifies Jean, but I was having a block here purely because there is a great song with that very title "I Knew You When" (pls listen) that I've always really liked smile (#14 in our Charts and #1 in Canada) and so I can't get it out of my mind while trying to write a new one.

Sooooo... what I did was (and they say in the song books it's a good exercise to do this) write new lyrics that meter closely the original song. I did keep the Chorus from the original and wrote new verses of which there are four.

Here is the link to the song which was covered by several artists. Billy Joe Royal made it famous in 1965, but here's Linda Ronstadt

http://youtu.be/QDfCcAtJc0A

(again the Chorus (in bold) is the original for which I can't take credit)

I knew you when you were lonely
I knew you when you were only
A boy all alone without love
I knew you when


I knew you when
You were insecure and shy
All alone and by yourself
Certain love would pass you by

I knew you when
We first met that summer day
Fell in love and fell so fast
Chasing all your fears away

Yeah yeah yeah yeah, hey

I knew you when you were lonely
I knew you when you were only
A boy all alone without love
I knew you when, I knew you when


I knew you when
You were mine and I was yours
But another took my place
Left me shaken so unsure

I knew you when
We found it hard to say goodnite
Now you’re off with someone new
When you used to hold me tight

Yeah yeah yeah yeah, hey

I knew you when you were lonely
I knew you when you were only
A boy all alone without love


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#913907 - 08/06/11 11:33 PM Re: Challenge #48 I knew you when ... [Re: Lynn Orloff]  
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ok, got some stuff coming up in my mini brain on this, will work on it...glyn

#914914 - 08/11/11 08:45 AM Re: Challenge #48 I knew you when ... [Re: glynda]  
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I Knew Him When
© words and music by C. Stewart ( Aug. 7, 2011 )


His sweet momma named him Ben
We all called him Benny
But then he came out, of the closet
He was Jenny

Things will never be the same
Benny plays a different game

I knew him, when he was straight
The closet door was shut
But now he paints his toenails
And I heard he shaves his butt

Things will never be the same
Benny plays a different game

CHORUS...
Playing pool and drinking beer was great
But now he's asking me out on a date
I knew him, when he was straight

He went on some kind of vacation
Came back with a fancy operation
I knew him, when he was straight

CHORUS...
Playing pool and drinking beer was great
But now he's asking me out on a date
I knew him, when he was straight

CHORUS...
Playing pool and drinking beer was great
But now he's asking me out on a date
I knew him, when he was straight

I knew him, when he was straight
I knew him, when he was straight

#916847 - 08/20/11 04:30 AM Re: Challenge #48 I knew you when ... [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Jean, not much time these days to write either, but really like writing to the challenges cause it sparks my imagination when i don't know what to write about!


I Know You Now

(c) 2011 Geneva Griffin

Verse 1
I knew you when, fact was boys were fools,
Yea I knew you then.. you acted so cool,
You teased me when, you walk by my yard,
Then pleased me with a Monarche in a jar..

Chorus
Guess I was under your thumb right from the start,
You'd be wrapped round my finger in the end,
A little growin' up, a lotta time apart,
Then brought back together once again,
I was able to tell you loved me somehow......
I knew you when.. I thought I knew you then..
..But I know you now....

Verse 2
I'd be so glad, when you moved away,
Then I felt so sad, I couldn't relate it,
Back then I didn't know, I had a crush on you,
But when we met again, I knew you had one too..

Chorus
Guess I was under your thumb right from the start,
You'd be wrapped round my finger in the end,
A little growin' up, a lotta time apart,
Then brought back together once again,
I was able to tell you loved me somehow......
I knew you when.. I thought I knew you then..
..But I know you now....

Bridge
Back in the day, if that old fence had feelins',
Those sticks and stones bruised, but those words....
.... had meanin' behind meanin....

Chorus
Guess I was under your thumb right from the start,
You'd be wrapped round my finger in the end,
A little growin' up, a lotta time apart,
Then brought back together once again,
I was able to tell you loved me somehow......
I knew you when.. I thought I knew you then..
..But I know you now....

Tag
I knew you when.. I knew you then..
..But I know you now....

Yea I liked you when, I didn't like you then,
But I love you now..


#922994 - 09/19/11 01:11 PM Re: Challenge #48 I knew you when ... [Re: Jean Bullock]  
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HiDee Mz Jeannie B!

Here's one that's a Tribute to an Ol' HS LadyChum..the one who was in Most ALL The Theatrical Things back-when...VERY Talented..& DID Make The Bigtime (Was Married the Director of "The Deer Slayer"/etc.) Herewegooo...

I KNEW YOU WHEN...You Went Out to L.A.
I KNEW YOU WHEN..Before Your Blond Hair Turned-Gray
I KNEW YOU WHEN..Suntans WERE All-The-Rage
I KNEW YOU WHEN Before Life Turned Many-a-Page

I KNEW YOU WHEN..You Had an Everyday Name
I KNEW YOU WHEN..Your Shape Fanned Many-a-Flame
I KNEW YOU WHEN..BEFORE You Found Some FAME...

AND You're STILL Really NICE...
I'm GLAD THAT Hasn't Changed!!!

I KNEW YOU WHEN..You Married That Guy
I KNEW YOU WHEN...Your Dreams Reached The Sky
Then, When He Left You..Changing Your Life
I KNEW YOU WHEN...&..I'm Glad You're Still Fine!

I KNOW YOU NOW..Still Vivacious-as-Hell
I KNOW YOU NOW..Sense of Humor's Fared WELL!
Now You're on The East Coast...Livin'-Like-US..
I KNEW YOU WHEN...(You ALWAYS Sure Could Adjust!)

(C) 2011 by Stan Good, BMI
All Rights Reserved.

#952745 - 03/31/12 04:32 PM Re: Challenge #48 I knew you when ... [Re: "Tampa Stan" Good (D)]  
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Thanks for posting, Stan!


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#952747 - 03/31/12 04:33 PM Re: Challenge #48 I knew you when ... [Re: "Tampa Stan" Good (D)]  
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Thanks for posting, Stan!


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