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Waiting In Vain
Written by: Bob Marley
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: ()

Lyrics:
don't wanna wait in vain for your love;
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love.
From the very first time I rest my eyes on you, girl,
My heart says follow t'rough.
But I know, now, that I'm way down on your line,
But the waitin' feel is fine:
So don't treat me like a puppet on a string,
'Cause I know I have to do my thing.
Don't talk to me as if you think I'm dumb;
I wanna know when you're gonna come – soon.
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love;
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love;
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love,
'Cause if summer is here,
I'm still waiting there;
Winter is here,
And I'm still waiting there.

(Guitar solo)

Like I said:
It's been three years since I'm knockin' on your door,
And I still can knock some more:
Ooh girl, ooh girl, is it feasible?
I wanna know now, for I to knock some more.
Ya see, in life I know there's lots of grief,
But your love is my relief:
Tears in my eyes burn – tears in my eyes burn
While I'm waiting – while I'm waiting for my turn,
See!

I don't wanna wait in vain for your love;
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love;
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love;
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love;
I don't wanna wait in vain for your love, oh!
I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna –
I don't wanna wait in vain.
I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna –
I don't wanna wait in vain.
No, I don't wanna (I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna –
I don't wanna – I don't wanna wait in vain) –
No I – no I (I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't
wanna – I don't wanna wait in vain) –
No, no-no, I, no, I (I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna –
I don't wanna – I don't wanna wait in vain) –
It's your love that I'm waiting on (I don't wanna – I don't wanna –
I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna wait in vain);
It's me love that you're running from.
It's Jah love that I'm waiting on (I don't wanna – I don't wanna –
I don't wanna – I don't wanna – I don't wanna wait in vain);
It's me love that you're running from.

Shows Played At:
09-21-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
12-29-2016: Baz Bar – Gustavi St Barts,
02-06-2010: Viceroy Hotel – Miami, FL
11-01-2007: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
10-04-2007: Waikiki Beach Shell – Honolulu, HI
09-02-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
06-28-2007: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
04-21-2007: Minute Maid Park – Houston, TX
03-24-2007: Bankie Banx Dune Preserve – Rendezvous Bay,
12-21-2005: The Belly Up – Aspen, CO
11-04-2004: Margaritaville Street Festival – Key West, FL
11-02-2002: Nikkis Beach Club – Miami, FL
04-03-2002: The Breakers – Palm Beach, FL
02-23-2002: Margaritaville Cafe – Ocho Rios,
12-29-1997: Double Diamond – Aspen, CO
04-27-1996: Margaritaville Cafe – New Orleans, LA
04-20-1996: Kravis Center – West Palm Beach, FL
04-19-1996: Kravis Center – West Palm Beach, FL
Number of Shows: 18