Music & Lyrics

Lisa has produced two full-length CDs with a third in progress as well as two digital singles, one of which is available for complimentary access.

  • Physical CDs are available for purchase at live performances.
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  • Each CD is detailed below along with lyrics per track:
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As so many of the songs Lisa has written are inspired by a backstory, Lisa has produced an Annotated Book of Lyrics that she’ll add to in the future.

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A Million Miles

Lisa’s most recent CD, A Million Miles, features 10 original songs inspired by the music and songwriters of the 1960s.

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1. No More Waitin'

No More Waitin’

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2012 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

The First time that we met it was magic

And the first time that you smiled I felt my heart open wide

 

And the first time that we touched I felt it deep down in my soul

Oh you were the one to have and to hold

 

I’m not waitin around no more; don’t come knockin on my door

Took you three long years to decide; I’m getting on with my life

Chorus:

No more waitin, Not waitin by the phone

No more waitin, So tired of being alone

No more waitin , No more waitin waitin for you

Verse:

Thought our love could stand the test we had smiles and happiness

Thought our love was here to stay but something was always in your way

 

I can find somebody new, someone who loves me more than you

Someone who’ll always treat me right, who’ll come home to me every night

 

I’m not waitin around no more; don’t come knockin on my door

Took you three long years to decide; I’m getting on with my life

Chorus:

No more waitin, Not waitin by the phone

No more waitin, So tired of being alone

No more waitin, No more waitin for you

Verse:

Don’t say you need more time you know I’ve heard it all before

Don’t say that you’ll be mine I’m not listening anymore

 

I’m not waitin around no more; don’t come knockin on my door

Took you three long years to decide; I’m getting on with my life

Chorus:

No more waitin, Not waitin by the phone

No more waitin, So tired of being alone

No more waitin, No more waitin for you

 

Verse:

Don’t say you need more time you know I’ve heard it all before

Don’t say that you’ll be mine I’m not listening anymore No No

2. Bad Boy Gone Good

Bad Boy Gone Good

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2012 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

Looking for a man who is strong inside

Looking for a man who can be my rock

Someone who can show a tear

Someone who won’t run and hide

Someone who will let me be

Someone not afraid to talk

Pre-chorus:

He can be tough, if he can be sweet He can be rough, if he’s good to me

Chorus:

Be my bad boy gone good

I want a man who won’t just play the part

Be my bad boy gone good

I need a man with real heart

Be my bad boy gone good

Like I know you could

Will you be my bad boy gone good

Like you know you should

Verse:

Looking for a man whose OK in his skin

Looking for a man who won’t up and go

Someone who can let me lead

Someone who will let me in

Someone who can brave the storm

Someone who I can get to know

Pre-chorus:

He can be tough, if he can be sweet

He can be rough, if he’s good to me

Chorus:

Be my bad boy gone good I want a man who won’t just play the part

Be my bad boy gone good I need a man with real heart

Be my bad boy gone good Like I know you could

Be my bad boy gone good Like you know you should

Bridge:

Can’t be all bad, can’t be all good

Can’t be all bad, can’t be all good

Gotta be, Gotta be, Gotta be, Gotta be Gotta be a bad boy gone good

Chorus:

Be my bad boy gone good I want a man who won’t just play the part

Be my bad boy gone good I need a man with real heart

Be my bad boy gone good Like I know you could

Be my bad boy gone good Like you know you should

3. A Million Miles

A Million Miles

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2012 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

Through the window it all looks bright

The reflection shows what’s just not right

I watched it all come crashing down

So long, so slow, with so many around

And no one knew, no one knew the truth

Chorus:

Feels like I’ve walked a million miles

Cried so many tears

Can’t find a smile

I’m all alone

I’m crowded in, I’m all alone

I need to be, to find my home

Feels like I’ve walked a million miles

Verse:

Staring down the fork in the road

Which path will I regret when I am old

Which voice will speak to me in side

If I call out who will be my guide

And no one heard, no one heard a sound

Chorus:

Feels like I’ve walked a million miles

Cried so many tears

Can’t find a smile

I’m all alone

I’m crowded in, I’m all alone

I need to be, to find my home

Feels like I’ve walked a million miles

Bridge:

A million miles

I walked alone

A million miles

Am I home

Chorus:

Feels like I’ve walked a million miles

Cried so many tears

Can’t find a smile

I’m all alone

I’m crowded in, I’m all alone

need to be, to find my home

Feels like I’ve walked a million miles

4. What You Mean to Me

What You Mean to Me

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2012 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

Deeper than the ocean

Bigger than the sky

Whiter than a snowflake

Subtle like a sigh

Verse:

Warmer than the sunshine

Darker than the night

Bigger than a full moon

Like a ray of light

Like a ray of light

Chorus:

What you mean to me

Words alone can’t say

What you mean to me

They can’t take away

What you mean to me

I need you to know

What you mean to me

Everyday it grows

Verse:

Softer than a feather

Truer than a smile

Fragile like a crystal

Glowing all the while

Longer than forever

Pounding like my heart

Deep and spirit moving

Like a work of art

Like a work of art

Chorus:

What you mean to me

Words alone can’t say

What you mean to me

They can’t take away

What you mean to me

I need you to know

What you mean to me

With each it grows

What you mean to me

What you mean to me

What you mean to me

What you mean to me

What you mean to me

What you mean to me

What you mean to me

What you mean to me

Chorus:

What you mean to me

Words alone can’t say

What you mean to me

They can’t take away

What you mean to me

I need you to know

What you mean to me

With each it grows

5. Did I Love You Enough

Did I Love You Enough

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2013 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

We sat in silence

Just our breath between us

We felt so much

Just our hearts beating so

So much to say

But no words

So much more time

But not ours

Pre-Chorus:

Did I give you enough of my time

Did I make you feel like you were mine

Chorus:

Did I love you enough

Guess I’ll never know

Did I give you my all

Before I let you go

Could you feel my hurt

When I said goodbye

Did I love you enough

Do you know how hard I tried

Verse:

Didn’t let go

Not for a moment

You looked right through me

But I was still there

So much to feel

But no touch

So much to see

But no light

Pre-Chorus:

Did I give you enough of my time

Did I make you feel like you were mine

Chorus:

Did I love you enough

Guess I’ll never know

Did I give you my all

Before I let you go

Could you feel my hurt

When I said goodbye

Did I love you enough

Do you know how hard I tried

Answers we’ll never know

To questions we need to let go

Tears for what’s in the past

Longing for the things that can’t last

Chorus:

Did I love you enough

Guess I’ll never know

Did I give you my all

Before I let you go

Could you feel my hurt

When I said goodbye

Did I love you enough

Do you know how hard I tried

Did I love you enough

Do you know how hard I tried

6. Lover's Ghost

Lover’s Ghost

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2013 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

After the thaw

You see what’s beneath

There’s no place to hide

No cover from the truth

The morning light

The darkness can’t mask

What no one can see

But what everyone knows

Chorus:

The room was gray

The walls were close

I could feel the pull

Of a lover’s ghost

But I pushed away

Made a path for me

Fought through the air

Found room to breath

Cause I could feel the pull

Of a lover’s ghost

Of a lover’s ghost

Verse:

The past is here

Future is deep

It’s too hard to know

Just where you’ll feel the pull

The flame was bright

But I looked right in

The smoke was so thick

Chorus:

The room was gray

The walls were close

I could feel the pull

Of a lover’s ghost

But I pushed away

Made a path for me

Fought through the air

Found room to breath

Cause I could feel the pull

Of a lover’s ghost

Of a lover’s ghost

Can the road be wet if it didn’t rain?

Can you feel good without feeling pain?

Can it be dark without the night?

Can you find your way without a fight?

Chorus:

The room was gray

The walls were close

I could feel the pull

Of a lover’s ghost

But I pushed away

Made a path for me

Fought through the air

Found room to breath

Cause I could feel the pull

Of a lover’s ghost

I could feel the pull
Of a lover’s ghost

7. Baby I'm Done

Baby I’m Done

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2012 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

You used to call me just to say hi

You used to kiss me goodnight

You used to always smile at me

You used to say you’d never leave

We used to talk and talk all night

We used to hold each other tight

We used to smile and hold hands

We used to love to make plans

Pre-chorus:

Then it all went wrong

Then it all broke down

Then it all was gone

Baby I’m done

Chorus:

Baby I’m done

I’m gonna go it alone

I’m gonna hold my head high

You cannot make me cry

I’ve done my time

You pushed me over the line

My heart has moved on

Baby I’m done

Verse:

I used to dream of you all day

I used to long for you to stay

used to tingle at your touch

I used to want you oh so much

Pre-chorus:

Then it all went wrong

Then it all broke down

Then it all was gone

Baby I’m done

Chorus:

Baby I’m done

I’m gonna go it alone

I’m gonna hold my head high

You cannot make me cry

I’ve done my time

You pushed me over the line

My heart has moved on

Baby I’m done

Bridge:

I’m done with all your lies

I’m done with sad goodbyes

So long to you and me

So glad I’m finally free

Pre-chorus:

Then it all went wrong

Then it all broke down

Then it all was gone

Baby I’m done

Chorus:

Baby I’m done

I’m gonna go it alone

I’m gonna hold my head high

You cannot make me cry

I’ve done my time

You pushed me over the line

My heart has moved on

Baby I’m done

8. Someone

Someone

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2007 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

Took a shower in my clothes

It didn’t feel right

I walked in the rain

All alone, all night

I bought a ticket

On a one way flight

Looking for someone

To make it all right

Chorus:

Like walkin’ in a parade

No one’s there to cheer me on

The band’s playing loud

They’re not playing my song

I’m at a crossroad

Don’t know which way to go

Looking for someone

Looking for someone I don’t know

Verse:

I drove my car around the block

But never arrived

I changed my ways

Then gave up the fight

I tried to tell me

Tried with all my might

Looking for someone

To make it all right

Someone that I once met

Someone I can’t forget

Someone I don’t know yet

Verse:

Thought my luck was gonna change

Thought I’d catch a break

Thought I’d found someone

It was just a mistake

Gotta keep lookin

And I’ll get it right

Looking for someone

To make it all right

Chorus:

Like walkin’ in a parade

No one’s there to cheer me on

The band’s playing loud

They’re not playing my song

I’m at a crossroad

Don’t know which way to go

Looking for someone, Looking for someone

Looking for someone I don’t know

9. He's Mine

He’s Mine

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2013 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

You can think he’s hot

You can like his smile

You can even stare

But only for awhile

He won’t leave my side

He’s not gonna stray

Won’t be without me

Not even for a day

Chorus:

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine

Verse:

I’m not gonna leave

He won’t be alone

I’m stayin right here

Better find your own

Chorus:

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine

Bridge:

You can’t have him, he’s mine

No doubt about it

Don’t waste your time

You can’t have him

No moe to say

No doubt about it

Just walk away, Just walk away, Just walk away

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine all mine

He’s mine

10. Always

Always

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi/Popovich

© 2012 Lisa Imondi

Verse:

Like the moon, The sea, The sky

Like the child

Who wonders, who wonders why

You were here, You were here, You were here

Always

Like our tears, Our smiles, Our fears

Like the time

That runs, runs into years

You were here, You were here, You were here

Always

Chorus:

And I have loved you

I have loved you<

I have loved you

Always

And I will love you

I will love you

I will love<

Always

Verse:

Like the day, The night, The stars

Like a song

That speaks, speaks to our hearts

You were here, You were here, You were here

Always

Chorus:

And I have loved you

I have loved you

I have loved you

Always

And I will love you

I will love you

I will love

Always

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Being Me

Being MeLisa’s first CD was released in April 2011 and features 5 original songs along with a few of Lisa’s favorite cover songs.

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Link to Lyrics by Track #

  1. I Who Have Nothing *
  2. Afraid
  3. Get Outta My Way
  4. Her Own Man
  5. You Don’t Own Me *
  6. Have You Ever (Gina’s Song)
  7. I Don’t Like Candy
  8. Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow *

*These are covers of songs written by others and no lyrics are provided

1. I (Who Have Nothing)

I (Who Have Nothing)

Mogol, Carlo Donida, Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber

No lyrics will be listed since this is a cover from the songwriter/lyricists above.

2. Afraid

Afraid

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi
© 2005 Lisa Imondi

Verse 1:

Alone, well, it’s just a word

But words

They can hurt

And by myself

It’s just a phrase

But it leaves me, so afraid

Afraid to love you

Afraid to lose you

I’m so lost inside my heart

Cause, you want me, you need me

But I’m afraid to start

Chorus:

Afraid to start something

I can’t finish

Something I won’t do right

Afraid I’ll love you

And then just leave you

Alone in the night ….in the night

Verse 2:

And love can leave you empty

Or glad to be alive

It’s a gift

So unknown to me

That it leaves me, so afraid

Afraid to love you

Afraid to lose you

I’m so lost inside my heart

Cause, you want me, you need me

But I’m afraid to start

Chorus: Afraid to start something

I can’t finish

Something I won’t do right

Afraid I’ll love you

And then just leave you

Alone in the night ….in the night

Verse 3:

Afraid

What I’ve always been

Of love

Of you and me

Now by myself

Seems I’ll always be

Cause I’m still, so afraid

3. Get Outta My Way

Get Outta My Way

© 2010 Lisa Imondi

Verse 1:

You think you’re the only game in town

You’re not

You think you’re the best around

You’re not

You think you’re better than me

Let me tell ya what I see

You’re nothing more than a wanna be ohohoh

Chorus:

So get out, get out, get out…………

Get outta my way aaaaaaaa

Don’t care, don’t care, don’t care…………

Don’t care what you say

Get outta my way aaaaaaa

Get outta my way

Verse 2:

I’m much better off now that you’re gone

I am
I’m in control, I’m movin’ on

I am

I’m gonna do it my way

I’m going for it everyday

I won’t compromise in anyway

Chorus:

So get out, get out, get out…………

Get outta my way aaaaaaaa

Don’t care, don’t care, don’t care…………

Don’t care what you say

Get outta my way aaaaaaa

Get outta my way

Verse 3:

You think you’re the only game in town

You’re not

You think you’re the best around

You’re not

No one can stop me you’ll see

No one can get the best of me

I will make it, I will succeed

Chorus Repeat:

So get out, get out, get out…………

Get outta my way aaaaaaaa

Don’t care, don’t care, don’t care…………

Don’t care what you say

Get outta my way aaaaaaa

Get outta my way

So get out, get out, get out…………

Get outta my way aaaaaaaa

Don’t care, don’t care, don’t care…………

Don’t care what you say

Get outta my way aaaaaaa

Get outta my way

4. Her Own Man

Her Own Man

© 1996 Lisa Imondi

Verse 1:

Silence, then a tear, she told him

She no longer cared

She told him

She must move on

Their time together was all done

A sigh filled the air

He said Baby I still care

Give me a little more time

And soon babe you’ll be mine

Chorus:

She said no way

She’s doing fine

She goes dancing on Friday night

She laughs

When she’s in a jam

She’s finally

Her own man

Verse 2:

People, think she’s mean,

Doesn’t matter

It’s not what it seems

Doesn’t matter

It’s her own life

She don’t need to be, someone’s wife

At times she thinks of him

But she knows it’s just a whim

She knows she did what’s right

She doesn’t need him in her life

Chorus:

She said no way, She’s doing fine

She goes dancing on Friday night

She laughs, When she’s in a jam

She’s finally, her own man

Chorus:

She is free, She’s on her own

She’s OK when she’s alone

She knows she’s in control

He still thinks she’s so cold

She laughs when she’s in a jam

She is finally her own man

She’s finally her own man

5. You Don't Own Me

You Don’t Own Me

Music & Lyrics: Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker

6. Have You Ever (Gina's Song)

Have You Ever (Gina’s Song)

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi

© 2008 Lisa Imondi

Verse 1:

Have you ever tasted the rain

Let it run down on your face

Have you ever held a butterfly

Studied its beauty and its grace

Have you ever tasted the rain

Chorus:

You’ve got to fly

Keep reaching for the sky

You’ve got to dream,

Don’t let life pass you by

Verse 2:

Have you ever laughed so hard you cried

With so much happiness inside

Have you ever slept out in the cold

To feel the starlit night unfold

Have you ever laughed so hard you cried

Chorus:

You’ve got to fly

Keep reaching for the sky

You’ve got to dream

Don’t let life pass you by

Verse 3:

Have you ever run so fast you fall

Trying hard to catch it all

Have you ever reached so far it hurt

Wanting so bad to make it work

Have you ever run so fast you fall

Chorus out

You’ve got to fly

Keep reaching for the sky

You’ve got to dream

Don’t let life pass you by

Have you ever tasted the rain

Have you ever laughed so hard you cried

Have you ever run so fast you fall

Have you really lived at all

Have you really lived at all

7. I Don't Like Candy

I Don’t Like Candy

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi

© 2006 Lisa Imondi

Verse 1:

I don’t like candy

The flavor just don’t last

I don’t like flowers

Their colors fade to fast

Diamonds are pretty

But they don’t make me laugh

Sharing’s just not my style

‘Cause I want more than half

Chorus:

But I like

Your smile, your style

Your walk, your talk

Your arms, your charms, your eyes

I’d like to

Spend some time

To laugh, to cry,

To know you for a while

But I don’t like candy

Verse 2:

Nice cars are flashy

But they run out of gas

Rich people, they just bore me<

They think they have class

They’re all so short term

So instant, so throw away

Why do they want it all?

Think right now, think today

Chorus

But I like

Your smile, your style

Your walk, your talk

Your arms, your charms, your eyes

I’d like to

Spend some time

To laugh, to cry,

To know you for a while

But I don’t like candy

Verse 3:

I don’t like jewelry

Cause it goes out of style

And I don’t like perfume

It only lasts a while

Fur coats are warm

But they can’t hold me tight

Some guys are nice to look at

But they’re not Mr. Right

Repeat Chorus-out

Oh, I like

Your smile, your style

Your walk, your talk

Your arms, charms, your eyes

I’d like to

Spend some time

To laugh, to cry

To know you for a while

But I don’t like candy

I don’t like candy…………………..

8. Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Carole King, Gerry Goffin

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Hearts of Gold

As her first single, Hearts of Gold, was written and performed by Lisa Imondi for “Relay for Life” and has since become their anthem.

Hearts of Gold (digital single)

Hearts of Gold

Lyrics: Imondi, Music: Imondi

© 1994 Lisa Imondi

Verse 1:

It’s a lonely road

Stretches on and on

There are many passersby

But every footprint in your own

Seems the dust only settles

When it rains

And the sun cast your shadow

Of hardship and pain

Chorus:

But don’t make life

A lonely road

There’s no need

To go it alone

Just hold your hand

For someone to hold

So many giving people

So many hearts of gold

Verse 2:

There’ll be days

When you travel far

There’ll be days

When you wonder where you are

Just look to the sky

To guide you everyday

And there’ll be someone beside you

Every step of the way

Chorus repeats:

But don’t make life

A lonely road

There’s no need

To go it alone

Just hold your hand

For someone to hold

So many giving people

So many hearts of gold

Bridge to end:

Whenever you’re in need

If ever you fall

A loving heart will be there

To help you through it all

Just hold out your hand

For someone to hold

So many giving people

So many hearts of gold