I’ll Take The Memories Song Lyrics and Chords

Tanya Tucker

I'll Take The Memories

 

I’ll Take The Memories Song Lyrics and Chords by Tanya Tucker

 

I’ll Take The Memories
Recorded by Tanya Tucker
Written by Charlie Craig and Keith Stegall
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There’s van out in the drive it’s time to divide  
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everything 
 
up
 
We’ve  
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taken down the bed  
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where so many nights  
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we made love  
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We’ve  
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gone through everything
 
And given back the rings  
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we once cherished
 
You can  
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take the things you want
 
And  
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leave the things you don’t  
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but as for  
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me
 
I’ll take the  
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memories 
 
 
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you can have the  
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rest 
 
 
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Well I know we had some  
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bad times  
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but our good times were the  
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best
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There’s oh so  
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many 
 
 
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keepsakes 
 
 
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after all that we’ve been  
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through 
 
 
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But I’ll take the  
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memories  
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if I can’t have  
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you
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I don’t  
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know just what I’ll do
 
I’ve been so used to loving you such a  
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long 
 
time
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Even though I’ll  
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try there’s no way that I’ll  
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get you off my mind  
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So while we’re  
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packing up our lives
 
And saying our goodbyes I  
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wanna tell you
 
You can  
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Dm 
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Em 
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Gm 
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take the things you want
 
And  
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B 
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E 
leave the things you don’t  
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but as for  
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me
Repeat #2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song I’ll Take The Memories?
– The song I’ll Take The Memories was sang by Tanya Tucker.

 

Who is Tanya Tucker?
– Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter who had her first hit, “Delta Dawn”, in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience, and during the course of her career, she notched a streak of top-10 and top-40 hits.
She has had several successful albums, several Country Music Association award nominations, and hit songs such as 1973’s “What’s Your Mama’s Name?” and “Blood Red and Goin’ Down”, 1975’s “Lizzie and the Rainman”, 1988’s “Strong Enough to Bend”, and 1992’s “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane”. Tucker’s 2019 album While I’m Livin’ won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album, and “Bring My Flowers Now” from that same album won Tucker a shared songwriting Grammy for Best Country Song.

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