Christopher Cross - Poor Shirley Lyrics

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Poor Shirley
She must hide her tears
For nobody wants to see them
Surely it will break her heart
Time passes as she waits for a friend

We'll take all the doubtful ones
in the fight
And make them hold off 'til
the spring
Take hold of their hallowed souls
And save them from pain
All of the pain
Save ourselves from all of the pain

Dearly held are the friends
Left in the years and lost in the war
Dearly held are the loves
Save for the ones you lose on
your own
Stars will light up the lonely nights
Harbor lights
Making us believe in the love
So struck by the hope of
the harmony
Leaving the sorrow
Gently

Poor Shirley
She must hide her tears
For nobody wants to see them
Surely she will win a heart
Time passes as she waits for
the wind

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Say You'll Be Mine
  • 2 I Really Don't Know Anymore
  • 3 Spinning
  • 4 Never Be the Same
  • 5 Poor Shirley
  • 6 Ride Like the Wind
  • 7 The Light Is On
  • 8 Sailing
  • 9 Minstrel Gigolo


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Christopher C. Cross
    album: Track 5 in album Christopher Cross
    release date: 1979
    popularity : 155 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Soul
    length: 4:25
    Album Information
    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 07599233831
    script: Latin