The Closest Thing To Me Song Lyrics and Chords

Carl Belew

Carl Belew ~ The Closest Thing To Me

 

The Closest Thing To Me Song Lyrics and Chords by Carl Belew

 

The Closest Thing To Me
Recorded by Carl Belew
Written by Carl Belew and Clyde Pitts
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I was searching for something
 
That I  
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had all the time
 
What I  
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needed the most was already  
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mine

I didn’t know I’d be missing

 
What was  
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standing by me
 
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closest thing to me
 
Was the hardest to  
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see
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I can see her now crying all alone
 
And  
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then one day she wouldn’t cry
 
And I  
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knew her love was gone
 
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found what I’ve been searching for
 
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day she set me free
 
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closest thing to me
 
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I can see her now crying all alone
 
And  
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then one day she wouldn’t cry
 
And I  
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knew her love was gone
 
I  
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found what I’ve been searching for
 
The  
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day she set me free
 
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closest thing to me
 
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see

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Closest Thing To Me?
– The song The Closest Thing To Me was sang by Carl Belew.

 

Who is Carl Belew?
– Carl Robert Belew (April 21, 1931 – October 31, 1990) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Belew recorded for Decca, RCA Victor, and MCA in the 1950s through 1970s, charting 11 times on Hot Country Songs. He also wrote singles for Johnnie & Jack, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, and others.

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