Written by: Dave Bartholomew, Bobby Mitchell, Elmo Montgomery
Discover the poetic beauty in ‘I Wish I Knew’ by Ahmad Jamal. This lyric breakdown takes you on a journey through the artist’s thoughts, emotions, and the story they aim to tell. From clever metaphors to evocative imagery, we delve into the nuances that make this song a lyrical masterpiece. Whether you’re a fan of Ahmad Jamal or a lover of well-crafted words, our detailed analysis will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of this song.
I wish I knew someone like you could love me
I wish I knew you place no one above me
Did I mistake this for a real romance?
I wish I knew, but only you can answer.
If you don’t care, why let me hop[e and pray so
Don’t lead me on, if I’m a fool just say so,
Should I keep dreaming on, or just forget you?
What shall I do, I wish I knew