Love Letter Lyrics

Bonnie Raitt


publisher: ©UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUB GROUP, BOB-A-LEW SONGS
writers: Bonnie Hayes
album: Track 3 in album Nick of Time
release date: 1989-3-21
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length: 4:05
horn: John Berry, Jr., Bill Bergman, Dennis Farias, Greg Smith
slide guitar: Bonnie Raitt
bass: Hutch Hutchinson
drums: Ricky Fataar
guitar: Johnny Lee Schell, Michael Landau, Arthur Adams
keyboard: Scott Thurston
tenor saxophone: Marty Grebb
background vocals: Harry Bowens, Sweet Pea Atkinson
vocal: Bonnie Raitt

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Sittin' in front of your house,
Like rain in early dawn
Workin' on a love letter
Got my radio on.

Got my eye on your window pane
And I smoked a lot of cigarettes.
Mercy, mercy but love is strange
And you haven't even kissed me yet.

Look comes to push,
Push comes to shove,
Shove comes to touch,
Touch will come to love.

Workin' on a love letter,
Listenin' to a love song,
I'm writing you a love letter, love letter,
Got my radio on, radio, radio

Hope you get the message baby.
I know that you're gonna let me in.
It's real in your neighborhood
And this is more than I'm gonna bend.

Look comes to push,
Push comes to shove,
Shove comes to touch,
Touch will come to love.

Why don't sit waitin'
Why don't behavin'
Love's waiting in the car,
In the car and rain now.

Workin' on a love letter,
Listenin' to a love song,
I'm writing you a love letter, love letter,
Got my radio on, radio, radio

Guitar solo

Look comes to push,
Push comes to shove,
Shove comes to touch,
Touch will come to love.

(3 times with adlibs)
Workin' on a love letter,
Listenin' to a love song,
I'm writing you a love letter, love letter,
Got my radio on, radio, radio

Track Listing

  • 1 Nick of Time
  • 2 Thing Called Love
  • 3 Love Letter
  • 4 Cry on My Shoulder
  • 5 Real Man
  • 6 Nobody’s Girl
  • 7 Have a Heart
  • 8 Too Soon to Tell
  • 9 I Will Not Be Denied
  • 10 I Ain’t Gonna Let You Break My Heart Again
  • 11 The Road’s My Middle Name