ARTIST: Rod Stewart
TITLE: You Wear It Well
Lyrics and Chords


I had nothing to do on this hot afternoon
But to settle down and write you a line
I been meaning to phone ya, but from Minnesota
Hell, it's been a very long time

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You wear it well
A little old fashioned but that's all right

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I suppose you're thinking, "I bet he's sinking
Or he wouldn't get in touch with me"
For I ain't begging or losing my head
I sure do want you to know

That you wear it well
There ain't a lady in the land so fine, oh my

Remember those basement parties, your brother's karate
All day rock and roll shows
The homesick blues and the radical views
Haven't left a mark on you

You wear it well
A little out of time but I don't mind

But I ain't forgetting that you were once mine
But I blew it without even trying
Now I'm eating my heart out
Trying to get a letter through

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Since you've been gone it's hard to carry on

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I want to write about the birthday gown that I bought in town
When you sat down and cried on the stairs
You knew it didn't cost the earth but for what it's worth
You made me feel a millionaire

And you wear it well
Madame Onassis got nothing on you

Well my coffee's cold, and I'm gettin' told
That I gotta get back to work
So when the sun goes low and you're home all alone
Think of me and try not to laugh

And I'll wear it well
I don't object if you call collect

But I ain't forgetting...
Trying to get back to you

Since that's been said, what's left to address?

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