The Person I Have

Words and Music by Matthew P. Hanley (BMI) and Hartwell Littlejohn


The Person I Have is reggae-styled song about a Secret Santa crush. The narrator is singing to the object of his affection. It’s a comical song, as the singer is clearly obsessed with this ‘person’ he has. Consider what he reveals here :

Back in July I started saving
Set dollars aside, in anticipation
It pleased me to think you might be the person I have”

The Person I Have is the B-side to the holiday single “Coats on the Bed” by Matt Hanley. There’s also an official Sand Records video for it …