Michael McDonald - It Keeps You Runnin' Lyrics




Say, where you gonna go
Girl, where you gonna hide
You go on leavin' out your heart
And all it's sayin' down deep inside
From here I can feel your heartbeat
Oh, you got me all wrong
You ain't got no worry
You just been lonely too long
I know what it means to hide your heart
From a long time ago
Oh, darlin'

It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'
It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'
It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'
It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'

Oh, you know how I feel
Hey, you know I been there
But what you're keepin' to yourself
Oh, you know it just ain't fair
Are you gonna worry
For the rest of your life
Why you in such a hurry
To be lonely one more night
I know what it means to hide your heart
From a long time ago
Oh, darlin'

It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'
It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'
It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'
It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'





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  1. Robert Stapleton

    Fabulous. Awhile back I took a poll of musician friends and asked if they could sing like anyone, who would it be? Most of the guys said Michael McDonald. Dude still has it and I loved every minute of this despite the revisions to a familiar song. But my question is - who is that bass player?? My god, that guy is terrific!

  2. laura gilio

    Amazing

  3. demonweber666

    Its obviously a different take, maybe not for everyone. But lets just rejoice in the fact that we still have this clearly great voice around! 66 and still as soulful as ever!

  4. Kapua Kuheana

    Don’t make music like this no more no no no

  5. Jesse James

    It's Sad when people are so quick to criticize such a Great Artist who is 66 years young here. He was only 24 when he recorded this song with the Doobie Brothers. He actually sounds pretty good all things considered and can still hit the high notes. I'll bet if he was playing with the Doobies it would NO DOUBT sound better. Would love to see those criticizing do better. Thank you Micheal McDonald with blessing us with your God given talent and longevity. You still sound AWESOME and keep performing as long as the good Lord allows you to. Peace

  6. k i n g B A B Y

    Totally!

  7. Madison Daily

    Damn he's lost it. Sounds terrible. Nice hair cut though.

    Blake Gregory

    Really???? Could you sing at his age those high notes? NO WAY.

  8. Charles Foreman

    Who's the hot white chick singing backup?

    Paul Tyson

    I think that's his wife

    demonweber666

    M from James Bond- Judy Dench

  9. atlasdguad77

    Still got it. Same vocal range.

  10. atlasdguad77

    Still got it. Same vocal range.

  11. J Whit

    Too Jazzy for me but he's awesome. Saw him in CA at a casino, great show.

    Landry Prichard

    Agreed. I still prefer the original style, but at least they kept that vintage drum machine in there!

  12. 99 Sparkles

    While Michael is still clearly talented, I'm sorry to say this performance is utterly unrecognisable from it's original

    PIE

    He's changed it too much.

  13. elperro1968

    This guy still singing strong , a gifted voice , the other one its glenn hughes almost 70 years and still deliver !

  14. Henry Williams

    Anyone who gives this song a thumbs down doesn't know music.....

  15. Yogi Beer

    I never knew Phil Donahue was so talented

    Andell Carr

    Yogi Beer lmao

  16. Matthew Sweetman

    I absolutely hate artists that don’t sing the song the way they recorded it. You look and sound ridiculous.

    Jacob Blackburn

    Opinions are interesting aren't they

    Martin Turner

    @Jacob Blackburn yep opinions are like a*seholes...everyone's got one.

    Jacob Blackburn

    @Martin Turner Too bad many of them are like this dudes

    Eileen van der Wilk

    Stuck in a time warp are you? You obviously have no appreciation of music and how it evolves..….I hate to say it but it is you that is looking ridiculous.

    Doug Lynch

    I don’t dig this at all. I think artist just get board of performing their music the way it was recorded.
    Man he has an awesome voice though

  17. Donnell Robinson

    One of the greatest vocalists ever! ❤️❤️❤️🏆🙏🏾🎤

  18. Eileen van der Wilk

    This voice is fabulous - has matured just like a good bottle of red!!!

  19. Alexander Smith

    Where you gonna go, 
    Where are you gonna hide? 
    You go on leaving out your heart 
    And all it's saying deep inside. 

    I can feel your heart beat 
    You got me all wrong. 
    You don't have to worry 
    You just been lonely too long 
    I know what it means to hide your heart 
    From a long time ago - 

    [Chorus] 
    It keeps you running 
    It keeps you running etc. 

    I know how you feel 
    You know I been there 
    But what you've been keeping to yourself 
    Well you know it just ain't fair 

    Are you gonna worry 
    For the rest of your life 
    Why are you in such a hurry 
    To be lonely one more night? 
    I know what it means to hide your heart 
    From a long time ago -