That's The Way Love Goes Lyrics

Merle Haggard and Jewel
Country Music Awards Duet

Merle Haggard duet with Jewel at 1999 CMA.

That's The Way Love Goes lyrics was written by Lefty Frizzell and Sanger D."Whitey" Shafer. 

The song was the third #1 record for Johnny Rodriguez back in 1974 and Merle Haggard recorded his 13th #1 hit with the song ten years later.

I picked this particular version of the song because of the duet with Jewel.  Who would not want to see a video of Jewel singing with Merle?

Jewel has been a fan of Merle's since childhood and this 1999 CMA performance with Merle will give Jewel fans a look at her country side and awesome performance on this true classic.

Jewel singing That's The Way Love Goes with Merle Haggard

This is one of my favorite Merle Haggard songs and Jewel's vocal adds a nice soft touch to his perfect country voice.

It doesn't matter which way a Haggard classic is sung or rearranged, even as a duet, it is and always will be that pure strong influence that Merle has had on country music.
I believe this is the best country side of Jewel. It is, in my opinion, one of the better versions of the song ever recorded as a duet.  Simply put....

Jewel is a diamond and Merle is pure gold.

Please enjoy this video with Merle and the very seductive Jewel performing this Country classic, That's The Way Love Goes.

That's The Way Love Goes Lyrics
Written by Lefty Frizzel and Whitey Shafer

I've been throwing horseshoes
Over my left shoulder
I've spent most all my life
Searching for that four-leafed clover

Yet you ran with me
Chasing my rainbows...
And honey I love you, too
That's the way love goes.

That's the way love goes, babe
That's the music God made
For all the world to sing
It's never grows

Losing makes me sorry
well now, Honey, don't worry.
Dont you know I love you too
That's the way love goes.

That's the way love goes babe
That's the music god made
For all the world to sing
It's never grows

Losing makes me sorry
You say, honey dont worry
I love you too
That's the way love goes

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