If I Had You Lyrics

Dire Straits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track 4 in album ExtendedancEPlay
release date: 1982
popularity : 15 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Classic Rock
length: 4:15
producer: Mark Knopfler
drums: Terry Williams
piano: Alan Clark
lead vocals: Mark Knopfler
engineer: John Etchells
guitar: Hal Lindes and Mark Knopfler
bass guitar: John Illsley
composer: Mark Knopfler
lyricist: Mark Knopfler

Cover Art

Dire Straits ExtendedancEPlay cover art
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Oo-ooo if I had you, yeah the things that I could do
Honey, if I had you

Now I could sing like an angel, fly just like a bird
Sing you the best love song you ever heard.
I could be a poet like Mohammed Ali,
Float like a butterfly, sting just like a, just like a bee.

Mmm, ooo, if I had you, ahhh the things that I could do
If I had you.

Now I'd go get your name tattooed on my chest,
Well it'd just say 'my baby, my baby, she's the best.'
I could be your Superman, you could be my Lois Lane
I could be a Tarzan, you could be my sweet Jane - if you wanted to.

Mmm if I had you, ah the things that I could do
If I had you.

Yeah one more time...

Ooo if I had, only had you, Yeah the things that I could do,

Oh boy
Only if I had you.

So come on dance with me baby, don't let me go.
Yeah dance with me baby, don't let me go.
Baby don't let me, don't let me
Don't let me go, oh no...


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Twisting By The Pool
  • 2 Badges, Posters, Stickers, T-Shirts
  • 3 Two Young Lovers
  • 4 If I Had You