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Oh, what a price
What A Price Trk 23 2:20
I had to pay
Fats Domino
For loving you
(Antoine Domino, Jack Jessup, Murphy Maddux)
You-ooo-ooo
Recorded Dec. 28 1960, Pop Chart #22 Jan. 23, 1961

Original release, Imperial #5723, 1960
I bought a home
Session producer: Dave Bartholomew (Imperial records - Lew Chudd)
I diamond ring
Fats Domino - piano & vocal, Joe Harris - alto sax
I had to give up
Herb Hardesty & Clarence Hall - tenor sax
Ev'rything
Alvin 'Red Tyler - baritone sax, Ernest McLean - guitar

Frank Fields - bass, (The Great) Earl Palmer - drums.
Oh, what a price
Cosimo Matassa Studio New Orleans, LA.
I had to pay
Album: Fats Domino 25 Classic Performances
For loving you
Imperial/Capitol-EMI, 1996 CDP-7-92808-2
You-hoo-hoo


I tried so hard

To do what's right
Oh, what a price
But you only
I had to pay
Wrecked my life
For loving you

You-ooo-ooo
Oh, what a price

I had to pay
I bought a home
For loving you
I diamond ring
You-hoo-hoo-hoo
I had to give up

Ev'rything
I stopped my ramblin'

I even stopped gamblin'
Oh, what a price
I even stopped
I had to pay
Staying out all night
For loving you

You-hoo-hoo
Oh, what a price

I had to pay
I tried so hard
For loving you
To do what's right
You-mm-hm-hm
But you only

Wrecked my life
You heard my story

I sing my song
Oh, what a price
So, goodbye baby
I had to pay
I'm gone
For loving you

You-hoo-hoo-hoo
Oh, what a price

I had to pay
I stopped my ramblin'
For loving you
I even stopped gamblin'
You-ooo-hoo-ooo.
I even stopped

Staying out all night
~


Oh, what a price

I had to pay

For loving you
You-mm-hm-hm

You heard my story
I sing my song
So, goodbye baby
I'm gone

Oh, what a price
I had to pay
For loving you
You-ooo-hoo-ooo.

~



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