CD One

ONLY THE YOUNG
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, J. Friga)
Another night in any town
You can hear the thunder of their cry
Ahead of their time
They wonder why

In the shadows of a golden age
A generation waits for dawn
Brave carry on
Bold and the strong

Only the young can say
They're free to fly away
Sharing the same desires
Burning like wildfire

They're seein' through the promises
And all the lies they dare to tell
It is heaven or hell?
They know very well

Only the young can say
Only the young can say
Only the young can say
Only the young can say


DON'T STOP BELIEVIN'
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
Just a small town girl, livin' in a lonely world
She took the midnight train goin' anywhere
Just a city boy, born and raised in south Detroit
He took the midnight train goin' anywhere

A singer in a smokey room
A smell of wine and cheap perfume
For a smile they can share the night
It goes on and on and on and on

Strangers waiting, up and down the boulevard
Their shadows searching in the night
Streetlights people, living just to find emotion
Hiding, somewhere in the night

Working hard to get my fill,
everybody wants a thrill
Payin' anything to roll the dice,
just one more time
Some will win, some will lose
Some were born to sing the blues
Oh, the movie never ends
It goes on and on and on and on

(chorus)

Don't stop believin'
Hold on to the feelin'
Streetlight people


WHEEL IN THE SKY
(Neal Schon, Robert Fleischman, Diane Valory)
Winter is here again oh Lord,
Haven't been home in a year or more
I hope she holds on a little longer

Sent a letter on a long summer day
Made of silver, not of clay
I've been runnin' down this dusty road

Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin'
I don't know where I'll be tomorrow
Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin'

I've been trying to make it home
Got to make it before too long
I can't take this very much longer
I'm stranded in the sleet and rain
Don't think I'm ever gonna make it home again
The mornin' sun is risin'
It's kissing the day

(chorus)

Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin'
I don't know where I'll be tomorrow
Wheel in the sky keeps on turnin'


FAITHFULLY
(Jonathan Cain)
Highway run
Into the midnight sun
Wheels go round and round
You're on my mind
Restless hearts
Sleep alone tonight
Sendin' all my love
Along the wire

They say that the road
Ain't no place to start a family
Right down the line
It's been you and me
And lovin' a music man
Ain't always what it's supposed to be
Oh girl you stand by me
I'm forever yours...faithfully

Circus life
Under the big top world
We all need the clowns
To make us smile
Through space and time
Always another show
Wondering where I am
Lost without you

And being apart ain't easy
On this love affair
Two strangers learn to fall in love again
I get the joy
Of rediscovering you
Oh girl, you stand by me
I'm forever yours...faithfully

Oh, oh, oh, oh
Faithfully, I'm still yours
I'm forever yours
Ever yours...faithfully


ANY WAY YOU WANT IT
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon)
ANY WAY YOU WANT IT
That's the way you need it
Any way you want it

She loves to laugh
She loves to sing
She does everything
She loves to move
She loves to groove
She loves the lovin' things

Ooh, all night, all night
Oh, every night
So hold tight, hold tight
Ooh, baby, hold tight

Oh, she said,
Any way you want it
That's the way you need it
Any way you want it
She said, Any way you want it
That's the way you need it
Any way you want it

I was alone
I never knew
What good love could do
Ooh, then we touched
Then we sang
About the lovin' things

Ooh, all night, all night
Oh, every night
So hold tight, hold tight
Ooh baby, hold tight

Oh, she said,
Any way you want it
That's the way you need it
Any way you want it
She said, Any way you want it
That's the way you need it
Any way you want it


ASK THE LONELY
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
You've been thinking it's over
What's that chip on your shoulder?
Outside were solid rainbows
Inside is where the heart grows
Picking up the pieces
Something more to believe in

As you search the embers
Of what you've had, remember
Hang on, don't let go now
You know, with every heartbeat
With love nothing comes easy
Hang on, ask the lonely

(chorus)
When you're feeling love's unfair
You just ask the lonely
When you're lost in deep despair
You just ask the lonely

You've got some fascination
With your high expectations
This love is your obsession
Your heart, your past possession
Let down your defenses
Open up to the one who cares

As you search the embers
Think what you've had, remember
Hang on, don't you let go now
You know, with every heartbeat, with love
Nothing comes easy
Hang on, ask the lonely

(chorus)


WHO'S CRYING NOW
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
It's been a mystery and still they try to see
Why somethin' good can hurt so bad
Caught on a one-way street, the taste of bittersweet
Love will survive somehow, some way

One love feeds the fire
One heart burns desire
I wonder, who's cryin' now
Two hearts born to run
Who'll be the lonely one
I wonder, who's cryin' now

So many stormy nights, so many wrongs or rights
Neither could change their headstrong ways
And in a lover's rage, they tore another page
The fightin' is worth the love they save...

(chorus)

Only so many tears you can cry
'Til the heartache is over
And now you can say your love
Will never die

(chorus)


SEPARATE WAYS
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
Here we stand
Worlds apart, hearts broken in two, two, two
Sleepless nights
Losing ground
I'm reaching for you, you, you

Feelin' that it's gone
Can change your mind
If we can't go on
To survive the tide love divides

Someday love will find you
Break those chains that bind you
One night will remind you
How we touched
And went our separate ways
If he ever hurts you
True love won't desert you
You know I still love you
Through we touched
And went our separate ways

Troubled times
Caught between confusions and pain, pain, pain
Distant eyes
Promises we made were in vain, vain, vain

If you must go, I wish you love
You'll never walk alone
Take care my love
Miss you love

(chorus twice)

I still love you girl
I really love you girl
And if he ever hurts you
True love won't desert you
No, No


LIGHTS
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon)
When the lights go down in the City
And the sun shines on the bay
I want to be there in my City
Ooh, ooh

So you think you're lonely
Well my friend I'm lonely too
I want to get back to my City by the bay
Ooh, ooh

It's sad,
Oh there's been mornings out on the road without you
Without your charms,
Ooh, my, my, my


LOVIN', TOUCHIN', SQUEEZIN'
(Steve Perry)
You make me weep and wanna die
Just when you said we'd try
Lovin', touchin', squeezin' each other

When I'm alone all by myself
You're out with someone else
Lovin', touchin', squeezin' each other

You're tearin' me apart
Every day, every day
You're tearin' me apart
Oh what can I say?
You're tearin' me apart

It won't be long, yes till you're alone
When your lover, oh, he hasn't come home
Cause he's lovin' oo, he's touchin',
He's squeezin' another

He's tearin' you apart
Every day, every day
He's tearin' you apart
Oh girl what can you say?
Cause he's lovin', touchin' another
Now it's your turn, girl to cry
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na


OPEN ARMS
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
Lying beside you, here in the dark
Feeling your heart beat with mine
Softly you whisper, you're so sincere
How could our love be so blind
We sailed on together
We drifted apart
And here you are by my side

So now I come to you, with open arms
Nothing to hide, believe what I say
So here I am with open arms
Hoping you'll see what your love means to me
Open arms

Living without you, living alone
This empty house seems so cold
Wanting to hold you, wanting you near
How much I wanted you home

But now that you've come back
Turned night into day
I need you to stay.

(chorus)


GIRL CAN'T HELP IT
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
If he could hold her, so close in his arms...again
If she could show him
The letter her heart forgot to send...why
They're livin' dreams on their own
Ooh they'll never stop running

The girl can't help it, she needs more
He hasn't found what he's lookin' for
They're still standing in the rain
He can't help it, and she's just that way

And when he calls her
She tells him that she still cares
Under the moonlight,
He wonders why she can't be there...why
Why do they go on alone
When they're missin' each other

The girl can't help it, she needs more
He hasn't found what he's lookin' for
They're still standing in the rain
He can't help it, and she's just that way

The girl can't help it, she needs more
He hasn't found what he's lookin' for
They're still standing in the rain
He can't help it, and she's just that way

There's a fire
Ooh there's a fire in his eyes for you
Don't you know she still cries
Ooh do you know she still cries for you
Fire
Ooh there's a fire in his eyes for you
For you she cries
Ooh do you know she still cries for you
Fire
Ooh there's a fire in his eyes for you
Ooh nothing stands between love and you


SEND HER MY LOVE
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
It's been so long
Since I've seen her face
You say she's doin' fine
I still recall
A sad cafe

How it hurt so bad to see her cry
I didn't want to say good-bye

Send her my love, memories remain
Send her my love, roses never fade
Send her my love

The same hotel, the same old room
I'm on the road again
She needed so much more
Than I could give

We knew our love could not pretend
Broken hearts can always mend.

(chorus)

Callin' out her name I'm dreamin;
Reflections of a face I'm seein'
It's her voice
That keeps on haunting me

Send her, send her my love
Roses never fade
Memories remain
Send her, send her, my love


WHEN YOU LOVE A WOMAN
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon)
In my life I see where I've been
I said that I'd never fall again
Within myself I was wrong
My searchin' ain't over...over

I know that
When you love a woman
You know she's standin' by your side
A joy that lasts forever
There's a band of gold that shines,  waiting somewhere...oh yeah

If I can't believe that someone is true
To fall in love is so hard to do
I hope and pray tonight
Somewhere you're thinkin' of me girl
Yes I know...I know that

When you love a woman
You know she's standin' by your side
A joy that lasts forever
There's a band of gold that shines waiting somewhere...oh yeah

It's enough to make you cry
When you see her walkin' by
And you look into her eyes

When you love a woman
You see your world inside her eyes
When you love a woman
Well you know she's standin' by your side
A joy that lasts forever
There's a band of gold that shines

When you love a woman...
When you love, love, love, love
When you love a woman
You see your world inside her eyes


I'LL BE ALRIGHT WITHOUT YOU
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
I've been thinking 'bout the times
You walked out on me
There were moments I'd believe, you were there
Do I miss you, or am I lying to my self again
I do these things...
(It's all because of you)
I keep holding on, but I'll try
(try not to think of you)
Love don't leave me lonely

I'll be alright without you
There'll be someone else...I keep tellin' myself
I'll be alright without you
Oh...love's an empty face, I can't replace
(you don't need it)
People wonderin' why we broke apart
The great pretender here I go again
These things I do
(It's all because of you)
I'll keep holdin' but I'll try
(try not to think of you)
All I wanted was to hold you

I'll be alright without you
There'll be someone else, I keep tellin' myself
I'll be alright without you
Love's an empty face...Oh I've got to replace

I'll be alright without you
There'll be someone else, I keep tellin; myself
I'll be alright without you
Oh...love's an empty place, I can still see your face
I'll be alright


AFTER THE FALL
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
So now love is gone
I can't go on, love is gone
I want to say
Now it's just too late
Waited far too long

Should have told you then I knew
Should have told you right
From the start
But the words
Didn't come out right
So I'll tell you
Straight from my heart

You meant more to me
Than I let you see
You held on somehow
All your tenderness
And your sweet caress
I miss you now

But a headstrong stubborn man
Only works it out the best he can
Valentines he never sent
There's not enough time
He's a workin' man

Can't stop fallin'
Heartaches callin'
Finds you after the fall
Saints or sinners
Take no prisoners
What's left after you fall
No not much no

Oh I say love is gone
I can't go on
Now love is gone
I want to say
But It's just too late
Waited far too long

Should have told you then I knew
Should have told you right
From the start
But the words
Didn't come out right
So I'll tell you
Straight from my heart

(chorus)

No no not much
After the fall
After you fall
After you fall
 

CD Two

CHAIN REACTION
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
I bet you, she's the one
Who helped you, come undone
Those changes
She put you through
Long long distance
You're overdue
I bet you, she'd like to say
She's changed you, in every way
She's so sure
Now she's on the run
She ran a red light
You jumped the gun

Chain reaction, shades of passion
We surrender, lose control
So now you, lived a mystery
You won't be
Just one more casualty
You stumble, before you fall
Won't be the last time
No not at all
In motion, it's on her way
The red light
Somebody's got to pay
Those changes
She put you through
Long long distance
You're overdue

Chain reaction, shades of passion
We surrender, lose control
Chain reaction
Strange attraction
Love's a viper, steals your soul

So now just where do we go
Tell me where

Chain reaction, shades of passion
We surrender, lose control
Chain reaction
Strange attraction
Love's a viper, steals your soul


MESSAGE OF LOVE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, John Bettis)
I, walk alone in the dark, without you
And deep, in the shadows I run, without you
And here, here I stand, the king of fools
Now Love's here, where are you

Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin'
Baby can you hear my
Message of love
Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love

Why, have I waited so long to be there...for you
Now, now I'm ready to give everything...to you
Now love's here, where are you

Baby can you hear me callin',
Baby you hear my
Message of love
Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love

I hear...but I never listen
I see...and still I'm blind
All alone...lost in the silence, I'm dyin'

Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love
Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love

Message...do you, do you. do you hear me
Do you hear my message
Baby can you hear me callin', callin'
do you, do you hear me
 

SOMETHIN' TO HIDE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon)
Please come talk to me
Tell me what's on your mind
You say there's nothing wrong
I know

Ooh, it's been a long, long time
Since I last saw your face
Traces in my mind, I know

You've got somethin' to hide
That you're not telling me
You got something to hide
And I know

Well there's something about you and I know
That you're not telling me

(chorus)


LINE OF FIRE  (LIVE)
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon)
It was a hot and steamy night,
Then Frankie pulled his gun in sight.
He said, "Now Susie, don't you lie.
Did Stevie, did he catch you with another guy?"
Standing in the line of fire it's gonna shoot ya.
Standing in the line of fire it's comin' to ya,
It's goin' through ya.

He told her that he had been true,
And that he'd never made her blue, no.
So don't go sayin' Stevie's a liar,
Girl, I've got my finger on a hair-trigger wire.

Standing in the line of fire it's gonna shoot ya.
Standing in the line of fire it's comin' to ya,
It's goin' through ya.
Bye, bye, bye, Susie.
So long girl.

Those gunshots echoed through the town.
Oh Frankie threw his shotgun down.
That roof had moonlight shinin' through.
She said she'd never, never, never, make him blue, yea.

Standing in the line of fire it's gonna shoot ya.
Standing in the line of fire it's comin' to ya,
Standing in the line of fire it's gonna shoot ya.
It's goin' through ya.
Bye, bye, bye, Susie.
So long.


ANYTIME
(Gregg Rolie, R. Silver, Robert Fleischman, Neal Schon, Ross Valory)
Ooh, ooh Anytime that you want me
Ooh, ooh Anytime that you want me
Ooh, ooh Anytime that you want me to
Ooh, ooh Anytime that you need me

I'm standing here with my arms a mile wide
Hoping and praying for you
Listen to me and enlighten me
I hope that you need me too, 'cause,

Ooh, ooh Anytime that you want me
Ooh, ooh Anytime that you want me
Ooh, ooh Anytime that you want me to
Ooh, ooh Anytime that you need me

Give me all of your sunshine
A spark is all I need
To take away, all of the shadows
Well what more can I say.

Anytime at all
Anytime at all
Anytime at all


STONE IN LOVE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
Those crazy nights, I do remember in my youth
I do recall, those were the best times, most of all
In the heat with a blue jean girl
Burnin' love comes once in a lifetime
She found me singing by the rail road track
Took me home, we danced by moonlight

Those summer nights are callin',
stone in love
Can't help myself I'm fallin'
stone in love

Old dusty roads, led to the river
Runnin' slow
She pulled me down, and in clover
We'd go 'round
In the heat with a blue jean girl
Burnin' love comes once in a lifetime
Oo the memories never fade away
Golden girl, I'll keep you forever.

(chorus)


PATIENTLY
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon)
Here I stand so patiently
For your lights to shine on me
For your song inside of me
This we bring to you

In the shadow of love
Time goes by leaving me helpless
Just to reach and try
To live my life
These are my reasons, so
here we stand so patiently
For your song inside of me
For your lights to shine on me
This we bring to you
One, One, in a million


GOOD MORNING GIRL
(Steve Perry, Matthew Schon)
Good morning girl, how you been
Good morning girl, is love within
I see your face everywhere
I see your smile your golden hair
I see your eyes shinin' through
Those gentle eyes silver blue
Good morning girl, how you been
Good morning girl, is love within
Good morning girl, it's been long
Good morning girl, to you this song
I sing it girl from the heart
I'll sing it girl from the start
Good morning girl, how you been
Good morning girl is love within


THE EYES OF A WOMAN
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
In the eyes of a woman, in a world of desire,
From the moment she looked my way. I was so hypnotized
Should I show how I feel, she's the magnet, I'm steel
The eyes of a woman, there's nowhere to run
The eyes of a woman

In the arms of an angel, in a dangerous disguise
Love's a blue fascination
It's a mystery that burns, takes a lifetime to learn
The eyes of a woman, there's nowhere to run
The eyes of a woman, my fears come undone
In the eyes of a woman, there's nowhere to run
The eyes of a woman, my fears come undone

Nowhere to run
Nowhere to run
Nowhere to run


BE GOOD TO YOURSELF
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
Runnin' out of self-control
Gettin' close to an overload
Up against a no win situation
Shoulder to shoulder, push and shove
I'm hangin' up my boxin' gloves
I'm ready for a long vacation

Be good to yourself when, nobody else will
Oh be good to yourself
You're walkin' a highwire, caught in a crossfire
Oh be good to yourself

When you can't give no more
They want it all but you gotta say no
I'm turnin' off the noise that makes me crazy
Lookin' back with no regrets
To forgive is to forget
I want a little piece of mind to turn to

Be good to yourself when, nobody else will
Oh be good to yourself
You're walkin' a highwire, caught in a crossfire
Oh be good to yourself
Be good to yourself when, nobody else will


STILL THEY RIDE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
Jesse rides through the night
Under the Main Street light
Ridin' slow

This ol' town, ain't the same
Now nobody knows his name
Times have changed, still he rides.

Traffic lights, keepin' time
Leading the wild and restless
through the night

Still they ride, on wheels of fire
They rule the night
Still they ride, the strong will survive
Chasing thunder

Spinning 'round, in a spell
It's hard to leave this carousel
'Round and 'round
And 'round and 'round

(chorus)


BABY I'M LEAVING YOU
You know that my heart is true
And I never lie to you
We try each and everyday
Still there's something in the way

I like moonlight, simple things
Now you wanna diamond ring
I got news for you
Baby I'm leaving you

We both want a love that last
Girl you're moving way too fast
I live for your fantasy
A real love is what I need

You should be happy, tell your friends
This is where the movie ends
I got news for you
Baby I'm leaving you

Let me tell you girl
I hear what you say,
I see what you're doing girl
I don't wanna play
We're livin' in two different worlds

Tell me girl it ain't true
The rumours that I hear about you
About all the boys you knew before
Who come and go right out your door

I like moonlight, simple things
Go out and get a diamond ring
I got news for you
Baby I'm leaving you, baby I'm leaving you

Gone
I got news for you


MOTHER, FATHER 
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon, Mathew Schon)
She sits alone, an empty stare
A mother's face she wears
Where did she go wrong,
the fight is gone
Lord help this broken home

Hey, mother, father, sister
Hey, come back, tryin', believein'
Hey, mother, father, dreamer

Don't you know that I'm alive for you
I'm your seventh son
And when lightin' strikes the family
Have faith, believe.

With dreams he tried, lost his pride
He drinks his life away
One photograph, in broken glass
It should not end this way.

Through bitter tears
And wounded years, those ties
of blood were strong
So much to say, those yesterdays
So now don't you turn away.

(chorus)


JUST THE SAME WAY
(Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Ross Valory)
Yesterday was a good day,
It's after midnight and I've got you on my mind.
Come with me never go away,
Every day we will fly, yeah.

That's the same way you love me. (That's the same way she loves you).
Ooo, just the same way you do. (Just the same way you do).
Just the same way you love me. (Just the same way she...)
Loves.

Take a chance now the timings' right.
You're free to leave the key to my life.
Stay with me.
Won't you stay the night,
in the mornin' feelin' fine, yeah.

(chorus)

Oh, no, you should be holdin' on to him girl.
Oh, yeah just like, just like you want to do.
Oh, no, just love and squeeze him girl.
Oh, yeah just love and squeeze him yeah.

(chorus)


ESCAPE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
He's just a young boy out of school
Livin' his world like he wants to
They're makin' laws, but they don't understand
Turns a boy in to a fightin' man
They won't take me
They won't break me
No one could tell him what to do
Had to learn everything the hard way
He's on the street, breakin' all the rules
I'm tellin' you that he's nobody's fool
They won't take me
They won't break me
Now he's leavin', gettin' out from this masquerade
Oh gotta go

I'm finally out in the clear and I'm free
I've got dreams I'm livin' for
I'm movin' on where they'll never find me
Rollin' on to anywhere
I'll break away, yes I'm on my way
Leavin' today, yes I'm on my way
Just when you think you had it all figured out
Runnin' scared can change your mind
I never knew I had so much to give
How hard times can fool ya
Oh I'm okay, I'm alright
Feelin' good out on your own
I'll break away, I'll break away tonight
I've got dreams I'm livin' for
I'll break away
Yes, I'm on my way
I'm leaving', leavin' today
Yes, I'm on my way
This is my escape
Yes, I'm on my way
I'll break away
Yes, I'm on my way


THE PARTY'S OVER (HOPELESSLY IN LOVE)
(Steve Perry)
Hello
You never call me up
When I'm alone at night.
What can this poor boy do,
When he's hopelessly in love with you?
So I will tell you now
This love is fallin' down.
Just what more can I do,
When I'm hopelessly in love with you?

Hopelessly in love
Hopelessly in love
Hopelessly in love with you.

So I will tell you this,
Our love is in a fix.
Just what more can I do.
When I'm hopelessly in love with you?

You never call me up
When I'm alone at night.
What can this poor boy do,
When he's hopelessly in love with you?

Hopelessly in love
Hopelessly in love
Hopelessly in love with you

Hopelessly in love
Hopelessly in love
I'm hopelessly in love with you

Oh, bye-bye, baby
The party's over,
I have gone away.
The party's over,
I have gone away.
The party's over,
I have gone away.
The party's over,
I have gone away.
Oo, the party's over,
I have gone away.
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