I’d Rather Not Know Song Lyrics and Chords

I'd Rather Not Know (New Overdub)

 

I’d Rather Not Know Song Lyrics and Chords by Jim Reeves

 

I’d Rather Not Know
 
recorded by Jim Reeves  
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written by
Billy Deaton and Jim Reeves
 
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Our once precious love was marred by sepa
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ration
 
And the days set apart have bothered me  
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so
 
You are my only love in all God’s  
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creation
 
And if you’d been untrue then I’d rather not  
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know
 
I’d rather not  
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know if you’ve been un
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faithful
 
And tarnished the  
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love that I treasured  
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so
 
Any rival of mine is faceless and  
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traceless
 
Let’s keep it that way cause I’d rather not  
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know
 
I’ve heard people say when a conscience is  
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guilty
 
Cause sometimes through hell brings peace to your  
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soul
 
But don’t ever tell me what I don’t know can’t  
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hurt 
 
me
 
Just confess in your prayers for I’d rather not  
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know

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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song I’d Rather Not Know?
– The song I’d Rather Not Know was sang by Jim Reeves.

 

Who is Jim Reeves?
– James Travis Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964) was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s, he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville sound. Known as “Gentleman Jim”, his songs continued to chart for years after his death. Reeves died in the crash of his private airplane. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.

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