Jim Reeves - Before I Died Lyrics

Jim Reeves Good 'N' Country cover art
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No need to say you're sorry
No need to feel ashamed
If I'm not the one you love
Don't feel you're to blame

I don't deny it hurts me
And this pain is hard to hide
But at least I lived a little while
Before I died

I lived long enough to know
The sweet thrill of your lips
I knew happiness
Right down to my finger tips

You'll always be a part of me
Though you can't be mine
At least I lived a little while
Before I died

Don't ask me to forget you
'Cause you mean too much to me
I couldn't even if I tried
Too many memories

My yesterday's were happy days
And each mem'ry's locked inside
At least I lived a little while
Before I died

I lived long enough to know
The sweet thrill of your lips
I knew happiness
Right down to my finger tips

You'll always be a part of me
And though you can't be mine
At least I lived a little while
Before I died
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Don't Let Me Cross Over
  • 2 There's a Heartache Following Me
  • 3 The Talking Walls
  • 4 Little Ole Dime
  • 5 The World You Left Behind
  • 6 I've Enjoyed as Much of This (As I Can Stand)
  • 7 Lonely Music
  • 8 Bottle, Take Effect
  • 9 You Kept Me Awake Last Night
  • 10 Before I Died


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    album: Track 10 in album Good 'N' Country
    release date: 1963
    popularity : 99 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country
    length: 2:55
    Album Information
    label: RCA Camden
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin