Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands Lyrics

Reba McEntire


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 1 in album Starting Over
release date: 1995-10-3
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
length: 4:15
mix: John Guess
assistant mix: Derek Bason
recording: Terry Christian
assistant recording: Grant Greene
writer: Don Goodman, Pam Rose, Mary Ann Kennedy

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I stood before God, my family and friends
And vowed that I'd never love anyone else again
Only him

As pure a s my gown of white I stood by his side
And promised that I'd love you till the day I died
Lord, please forgive me even though I lied
'Cause you're the only one who knows just how hard I tried

I had a ring on my finger and time on my hands
The woman in my needed the warmth of a man
The gold turned cold in my wedding band
It's just a ring on your finger
When there's time on your hands

When I add up all the countless nights I cried myself to sleep
And all the broken promises you somehow failed to keep
He can't blame me

He's the one who left me too many times alone
In a three bedroom prison
I tried to make a home
My love slowly died but the fire inside still burned
And the arms of a stranger was the only place left to turn

I had a ring on my finger and time on my hands
The woman in my needed the warmth of a man
The gold turned cold in my wedding band
It's just a ring on your finger
When there's time on your hands

Track Listing

  • 1 Talking in Your Sleep
  • 2 Please Come to Boston
  • 3 On My Own
  • 4 I Won't Mention It Again
  • 5 You're No Good
  • 6 Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands
  • 7 Five Hundred Miles Away From Home
  • 8 Starting Over Again
  • 9 You Keep Me Hangin' On
  • 10 By the Time I Get to Phoenix