"That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" is a song performed by Carly Simon, and the lead single from her self-titled debut album Carly Simon. They have their houses and their lawns. They have their silent noons, Tearful nights, angry dawns. Their children hate them for the things they're not; They. Well, that's the way I've always heard it should be. You want to marry me, we'll marry. You say we can keep our love alive. Babe all I know is what I see. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be / The Right Thing To Do" on Discogs. That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be Lyrics by Carly Simon from the The Best of Carly Simon album - including song video, artist biography. That's the Way I Always Heard It Should Be My father sits at night with no lights on His cigarette Their children hate them for the things they're not;. That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be Lyrics as written by Carly Simon I imagine one day I will have to settle and do what is expected of me. Check out That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be by Carly Simon on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Carly Simon - Something Wonderful He may not always say What you would have then he′ll say something wonderful The thoughtless things he'll do Will hurt. Carly Simon - I'm All It Takes to Make You Happy I would be much obliged To hear about Your lonesome childhood And the way You were done in.