John Heartfield Songs

If You Said I Could

Vocals: John Heartfield, Connie Ducey
Lead Guitar: Robbie Dunbar
Rhythm Guitar: John Heartfield
Bass: Linda Hutchison
Drums: Terry Thorn

If You Said I Could

Lyrics & Music: John Heartfield

Tuesday night I called you up
And I got your new machine
In that humorless voice you sometimes use
You said, “Leave a message for me.
And you can also leave a message
For my new guy.”
I stared at the phone and I thought – my, my

I’d still come running
I’d come running
I’d still come running
I’d come running if you said I could

Wednesday night I saw you in
The place we used to go
You were polite, I was refined
I never let my feelings show
But when you touched his arm
And he caught your eye
I felt my chest go hard
And I thought – my, my

I’d still come running
I’d come running
I’d still come running
I’d come running if you said I could

‘Cause you told me
You were going to come back to me
But you would not say where or when
I got no way to be a statue for you
I got no way to be your friend

Friday night I saw your friend
And she told me what you said
She rubbed her leg against me
As she turned the talk to bed
But as she made it clear
What she wanted to do
I looked into her face
And I saw you
And I thought

I’d still come running
I’d come running
I’d still come running
I’d come running if you said I could

‘Cause you told your friend
That you would someday be mine
But I ain’t that long for this town
I got my temperature up to a hundred and nine
I got no way to go but down

Sunday night I called you up
Just to listen to your voice
You know I felt like two kinds of fool
But that don’t give me no choice

As I listened to your voice
So soft and low
It cut me open, babe
From my head to my toes

I’d still come running
I’d come running
I’d still come running
I’d come running if you said I could