Don't Pass Me By (Takes 3 and 5)
Author: Ringo Starr; Lead vocal: Ringo Starr

(take 3 for instrumentation
and take 5 for vocal)
I listen for your footsteps
Coming up the drive
Listen for your footsteps
But they don't arrive
Waiting for your knock, dear
On my old front door
I don't hear it
Does it mean you don't love me any more?

I hear the clock are ticking
On the mantel shelf
See the hands are moving
But I'm by myself
I wonder where you are tonight
And why I'm by myself
I don't see you
Does it mean you don't love me any more?

Don't pass me by, don't make me cry, don't make me blue
Cause you know darling I love only you
You'll never know it hurt me so
How I hate to see you go
Don't pass me by, don't make me cry, don't make me blue

I'm sorry that I doubted you
I was so unfair
You were in a car crash
And you lost your hair
You said that you would be late
About an hour or two
I said that's alright I'm waiting here
Just waiting to hear from you

Don't pass me by, don't make me cry, don't make me blue
Cause you know darling I love only you
You'll never know it hurt me so
How I hate to see you go
Don't pass me by, don't make me cry

[I'm waiting for you honey.
Hurry up to me.
I don't want you to pass me by,
I don't want you to make me cry,
I want you to make me happy.]


Credits

Recorded: June 5-6, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England

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