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Stevie Ray Vaughn - Which lyrics?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by paintandsk8, Jul 16, 2005.

  1. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    Ok, I'm really liking the song "Life by the Drop" by SRV. The only problem is that I can't figure out what the first line of the chorus is. I looked online and actually came up with 3 different versions from three different lyrics sites. Personally, I don't think any of them fit the song that well. Anybody have any clue?

    Here are the three variations I've found:

    "You're livin' a dream, wo you on top"

    "You're livin' out dreams of you on top"

    "You're livin our dream oh you on top"
  2. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    Hmm, thats a good question.

    I think it's, "You're livin our dreams, oh you on top."

    Of course, I could be wrong. I suggest trying to find another version of it somewhere on the internet and listening for yourself. The only version I've ever heard was an acoustic song and the vocals have a lot of reverb. I don't know if this is the studio version or not.