Dolly Parton , Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris - Telling Me Lies Lyrics

Credits
release date: 1987-1
length: 4:26
producer: George Massenburg
membranophone: Russ Kunkel
conductor: David Campbell
vocal: Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and Dolly Parton
recording engineer: George Massenburg
electric bass guitar: Kenny Edwards
acoustic guitar: David Lindley and Albert Lee
piano & electric piano: Bill Payne
mastering: Doug Sax
pedal steel guitar: Steve Fishell
assistant engineer: Sharon Rice
arranger: Herb Pedersen
orchestrator: David Campbell
Lyrics
(Linda Thompson/Betsy Cook)
They say a woman's a fool for weeping
A fool to break her own heart
But I can't hold the secret I'm keeping
I'm breaking apart

Can't seem to mind my own business
Whatever I try turns out wrong
I seem like my own false witness
And I can't go on

I cover my ears, I close my eyes
Still hear your voice and it's telling me lies
Telling me lies

You told me you needed my company
And I believed in your flattering ways
You told me you needed me forever
Nearly gave you the rest of my days

Should've seen you for what you are
Should never have come back for more
Should've locked up all my silver
Brought the key right to your door

I cover my ears, I close my eyes
Still hear your voice and it's telling me lies
Telling me lies

You don't know what a chance is
Until you have to seize one
You don't know what a man is
Until you have to please one

Don't put your life in the hands of a man
With a face for every season
Don't waste your time in the arms of a man
Who's no stranger to treason

I cover my ears, I close my eyes
Still hear your voice and it's telling me lies
Telling me lies

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 The Pain of Loving You
  • 2 Making Plans
  • 3 To Know Him Is to Love Him
  • 4 Hobo’s Meditation
  • 5 Wildflowers
  • 6 Telling Me Lies
  • 7 My Dear Companion
  • 8 Those Memories of You
  • 9 I’ve Had Enough
  • 10 Rosewood Casket
  • 11 Farther Along