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The Giving Kind

 
       
 
Dec 10, 2018, 02:06 PM

This can be from the male or female perspective.  Giving is one of the love languages.  So is taking.  The trick is in the translation.
Thanks for looking.
Peace.
SBines


The Giving Kind


Verse 1
He lines her streets with silver and fills her nights with starry skies
And nothing but sunshine comes from his loving eyes
But a man can miss the obvious and sadly become blind
To the cruelty of others if he is the giving kind


Verse 2
When a giver meets a taker there is something that is known
Nothing good comes to the giver until the taker goes
He will cry because she cheats but he never locks the door
He won’t care that he’s been treated like this many times before


Chorus
A giving man gives his love and asks for nothing back
He figures love’s a two way street where others will give back
But a man can miss the obvious and sadly become blind
To the cruelty of others if he is the giving kind


Verse 3
I am sad to say I am that guy who gives his love away
I keep hoping I’ll meet someone who will take my love and stay
The way I say I love you is to give all from the start
I will give until I meet someone who gives back from their heart


Bridge
But a man can miss the obvious and sadly become blind
To the cruelty of others if he is the giving kind


Chorus
A giving man gives his love and asks for nothing back
He figures love’s a two way street where others will give back
But a man can miss the obvious and sadly become blind
To the cruelty of others if he is the giving kind

 

Steven Bines/SAKER5, copy right 2018, all rights reserved

[ Edited: 10 December 2018 02:15 PM by steven bines]
 
     
steven bines Joined Nov 01, 2007
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Dec 11, 2018, 04:13 PM

Really like this one Steven!

 
     
carroll kiphen Joined Feb 22, 2016
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Dec 11, 2018, 05:04 PM

Thank you Carol.
I post lyrics here hoping I write something that captures the muse of a musician.
I cant write music.
Can barely play guitar.
Would love to collaborate.
Turn these lyrics into a song.
Turn any of the lyrics I write into a song.
Simple relationship: 50:50.
If anyone likes anything that I post and thinks there is a basis for collaboration.
Please
Lemme Know
Then its
On with the
Show
Thanks again
S Bines

 
     
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Dec 12, 2018, 04:32 PM

I’m in the same boat as you are.

 
     
carroll kiphen Joined Feb 22, 2016
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Dec 12, 2018, 05:46 PM

I feel some lyrics coming on:
Boat Mates
or
I saw you next to me
or not

Peace
Steve B

 
     
steven bines Joined Nov 01, 2007
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Dec 19, 2018, 07:08 PM

Hi Steven,
I have put some music on your lyrics THE GIVING KIND. Here is the result.
You can do what you want with it. If you don’t like it, just ignore it.

Hereafter, 4 files of the song that you can download and keep for your records:

mp3 file: thegivingkind.mp3 (instrumental)
https://app.box.com/s/da03bk1jvyzdzuxjhscyibs675c9ouv9

midi file: thegivingkind.mid
https://app.box.com/s/ldrzd6q2cvzyh8qf8xw2z1f06sv9jtqw

pdf file: thegivingkind_lead.pdf (lead sheet music)
https://app.box.com/s/klf1bkls1fcchoprfcweuj8ia97p5ysv

mp3 file: thegivingkinduke.mp3 (my voice + ukulele)
https://app.box.com/s/8zh2uz7dmboi8778ihjlwal37dncv5zg

The Giving Kind (#359)
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© Lyrics: Steven Bines, 2018.
© Music: Guy E. Trépanier, 2018.
Structure: i4 A16 A16 B16 A16 B16 i8 B16 t5
Length: 3:48, Tempo: 120, Key: C
Melody: dec 2018. Lyrics: dec 2018.

Intro: 4 bars (chords: I=C, 6m=Am, 2m=Dm, V7=G7)

(I)8_5_3_1_/(6m)6_3_1_6_/(2m)2_4_(V7)5_2_/(I)1__~~/

Verse 1: 16 bars
(I)He lines her streets /(6m)with silver, fills her /(2m)nights with starry /(V7)skies /
(I)And nothing but /(6m)pure sunshine comes /(2m)from his loving /(V7)eyes
3_5_3_5_/6_3_6_33/4_2_4_2_/5__~~/3_5_3_5_/6_3_6_3_/4_2_4_2_/5__~
But a /(I)man can miss the /(6m)obvious and /(2m)sadly become /(V7)blind
To the /(I)cruelty of /(6m)others if he /(2m)is the (V7)giving /(I)kind /
45/8_8_5_5_/6_6_3_’3/4_2_6_4_/2__~42/5_3_5_3_/6_3_~33/4_2_5_2_/1__~~/

Verse 2: 16 bars
(I)When a giver /(6m)meets a taker there’s /(2m)something that is /(V7)known /
(I)Nothing good comes /(6m)to the giver un-/(2m)till the taker /(V7)goes
3_5_3_5_/6_3_6_33/4_2_4_2_/5__~~/3_5_3_5_/6_3_6_33/4_2_4_2_/5__~~/
Maybe /(I)he will cry be-/(6m)cause she cheats but he /(2m)never locks the /(V7)door
He won’t /(I)care that he’s been /(6m)treated like this /(2m)many (V7)times be-/(I)fore
45/8_8_5_5_/6_6_3_33/4_2_6_4_/2__~42/5_3_5_3_/6_3_6_3_/4_2_5_2_/1__~~/

Chorus: 16 bars
A /(I)giving man /(6m)gives his love and /(2m)asks for nothing /(V7)back /
(I)He figures love’s a /(6m)two way street where /(2m)others will give /(V7)back
3/8_5_8__/6_3_6_’3/4_2_6_4_/5__~~/8_5_8_55/6_3_6_’3/4_2_6_4_/5__~
But a /(I)man can miss the /(6m)obvious and /(2m)sadly become /(V7)blind
To the /(I)cruelty of /(6m)others if he /(2m)is the (V7)giving /(I)kind /
45/8_8_5_5_/6_6_3_’3/4_2_6_4_/2__~42/5_3_5_3_/6_3_~33/4_2_5_2_/1__~~/

Verse 3: 16 bars
(I)I am sad to /(6m)say I’m the guy who /(2m)gives his love a-/(V7)way /
(I)I keep hoping I’ll /(6m)meet someone who will /(2m)take my love and /(V7)stay
3_5_3_5_/6_336_3_/4_2_4_2_/5__~~/3_5_3_55/6_3_6_33/4_2_4_2_/5__~
Cause the /(I)way I say /(6m)I love you is to /(2m)give all from the /(V7)start
I will /(I)do my best till’ I /(6m)meet someone who /(2m)gives back (V7)from their /(I)heart
45/8_8_5__/6_6_3_33/4_2_6_4_/2__~42/5_3_5_33/6_3_6_3_/4_2_5_2_/1__~~/

Repeat chorus: 16 bars

Instrumental: 8 bars
(I)8_5_3_1_/(6m)6_3_1_6_/(2m)2_4_6_4_/(V7)5__~~/
(I)8_5_3_1_/(6m)6_3_1_6_/(2m)2_4_(V7)5_2_/(I)1__~~/

Repeat chorus: 16 bars

(2m)_ The (V7)giving /(I)kind /  (~2_5_2_/1__~~/
(2m)_ The (V7)giving /(I)kind /  (~2_5_2_/1__~~/
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Have fun!

 
     
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Dec 21, 2018, 05:31 PM

Hi Guy;
This is a very pretty take on these lyrics.
Thank you!!
Steve B

 
     
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Dec 22, 2018, 06:58 PM

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