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The Heart Of The Matter

Lyrics

I got the call today, I didn't want to hear
but I knew that it would come.
An old, true friend of ours was talkin' on the phone,
she said you found someone.
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I got the call today, I didn't want to hear
but I knew that it would come.
An old, true friend of ours was talkin' on the phone,
she said you found someone.
full lyrics

Features of This Track

pop rock qualities
a subtle use of vocal harmony
demanding instrumental part writing
intricate melodic phrasing
a clear focus on recording studio production
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
thru composed melodic style
a breathy male lead vocalist
electric rhythm guitars
heartbreaking lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Thanks Don for such a work of art!! Forgiveness!
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He tells his experience in a song so true one of his greatest songs ever Glenn Frey and Don Henley are probably the best songwriters second would be the Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney
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What a great song / lyrics!
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Best song ever. Too bad they don't have the lyrics written quite right on here.
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What A Great song… Never get tired of it.. I'm learning to live without you now
But I miss you sometimes
The more I know, the less I understand
All the things I thought I knew, I'm learning again
I've been tryin' to get down to the Heart of the Matter
But my will gets weak
And my thoughts seem to scatter
But I think it's about forgiveness
Forgiveness
Even if, even if you don't love me anymore
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Don's best solo song ,and he's had lots of'em
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This song so resonates... . . . p e r f e c t l y .
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Excellent artist / song writer !
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Beautiful true song
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Sometimes it takes forgiving your self first then its easyer to forgive others just maybe we wronged them more than they wronged us . From me Tracy.
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The best ever
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We all need a little tenderness, just take a walk in some one else's shoes. Then u will understand! Forgiveness! ! ! ! !
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The perfect, "I'll always love you but it's cool song
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janesmom51
MIMI51
My daughter loves Eagles....an d now my little grandaughter listens and seems to know....you know, we all do
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Love this album! ! Great songs and lyrics. Great With the Eagles and as a solo artist.
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:(((
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DAMN....
You Know he got 'that call' today...0:"- /

RIP Glenn Frey
You left a legacy....

O

*~*
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pbsd76
:((
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pbsd76
:((
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Fabiola's
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IT'S ALL ABOUT HEART....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I SEEN DON IN AUSTIN.(..al m o s t the heart .....of TEXAS).....I T ' S ABOUT FORGIVENESS, , , , , , , , , e v e n ;IF -U DON'T LUV ME ANYMORE-XXXX X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X O O O O O O
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L-O-V-E
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He had help writting this song . Give credit where it is due.
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This song is about the greatest gift that you can give to yourself.... . . f o r g i v e n e s s . IMHO the greatest talent of the Eagles.
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Only Don Henley and Stevie Nicks write exactly how I feel
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Love, love, love Don Henley! One of the most talented singer/songw r i t e r s of all time.
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favorite Don Henley solo song, pandora is really doing good right now
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favorite Don Henley solo song, pandora is really doing good right now
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But I miss you some times
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Forgiveness wow, we must forgive ourselves first ashes to ashes.
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Not one bad song on the whole album, reminds me of summers on the jersey shore 1990..
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ast1195
"The more I know the less I understand"! So true! Great song Con Henley.
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Mark Rink what a great song
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This song breaks my heart! Powerful!!
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Beautiful Song Powerful Message I Love This Song.
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We all need a little tendernesss- How can Luv survive in such a Graceless Age-X
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valentine.kt b u g
I went to the history of the eagles concert !!!! I luv him!
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One of my all time favorite don henley jams homeboy brings it india should have left this alone and im a big fan of hers also
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Great message from a great song.
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Im learning , but I miss you baby :/
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My Dad used to sing all of don henleys songs to me. But heart of the matter is deff my all time favorite
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Love this
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Crucial !!!
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Don Hanley fan forever he rules and I love this song 80's forever.
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Henly at his z
BEST





HENLY AT HIS BEDT





HENLY AT HIS BEST ......
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One of my all time favorite songs
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More meaningful than Best of my Love, and that's saying a mouthful! And you are right, this is not a song for kids, you have to have suffered to feel this song, and Don Henley obviously has. Luv him and the Eagles so very much, their music has helped get me thru some of the worst times in my life. ...don't know how i would have gotten along without them.
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It always come down to Forgiveness. Even if they don't love u anymore, if they hurt or disappoint u, and reject u, life goes on. You must wish them the best and keep moving forward and not get stuck in the land of bitterness. It will truly eat u out. Pray for them and have mercy because we all at one time are going to need it. Excellent song plus with a great message that we all need to be reminded of.
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bpetkunas
I love the Eagles & Don Henley.
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4sueg7
Don Henly's lyrics hit painful memories and hard lessons...lo v e the way he paints with words.
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