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Learn how to love
Learn how to walk
Learn how to talk
Like a baby talk

Learn how to see
See what I want
Learn how a baby
Does and I don'ts

And I'm a changed man
I've been baptised
And I'm a changed man
I'm a brand new guy, yeah, yeah, yeah

Allright let me tell you, mama
You put a feeling in my soul
You make me fast that I had them holes
You did this, baby
You did that
You little girl you showed me where I was at

Now I'm a changed man
I've been baptised
And I'm a changed man
I'm a brand new guy, yeah, yeah

Allright, let me sing it
Ja, Ja, Ja etc.
Allright, you made a change in me, mama

Bet you're a man
Whose life is a blink
So messed up, you know
He couldn't even think

But you came along
Stopped my own going
Gave me enough love
To keep five minutes going

And I'm a changed man
I've been baptised
And I'm a changed man
I'm a brand new guy, yeah, yeah, yeah

Allright, let me sing my song know

Ja, Ja, Ja etc.

You gave me love
You gave me everything
Gave me love
Brought my heart sing
You gave me pants
You gave me clothes
You gave me something to thin my holes, now
Oughta, Ja, Ja, Ja etc...



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    UnregisteredJan 7, 2012 at 12:50 am
    Um, well... It's one thing to get a few of the words wrong, especially with an otis redding song. Otis was definitely about the feel and emotion of a song, not necessarily the enunciation or hitting every word just right. And of course, he adds nonsense syllables, grunts, and moans to his dictionary of soul. But the lyrics posted on this page don't even make sense! Try these instead:

    Learned how to love, l learned how to walk
    I learned how to talk like a baby talk
    Learned how to see, see what i want
    I learned all my baby’s do’s and uh-don’ts

    And i’m a changed man, i’ve been baptized
    And i’m a changed man, i’m a brand new guy, yeah yeah yeah

    (alright, let me tell you momma)

    You put the feeling in my soul
    Uh-you mend the pants that uh-had them uh-holes
    Uh-you did this baby; you did that
    Uh-you little girl, you showed me where i was at

    Now i’m a changed man, i’ve been baptized
    And i’m a changed man, i’m a brand new guy, yeah yeah

    (alright – let me sing it: yah..
    Yah .. Yah
    Yah .. Yah
    Alright – you made a change in me momma)

    Picture a man whose life is a blink
    So messed up you know he couldn’t even think
    But you came along, stopped my wrongdoing
    Gave me enough love to keep five men going

    And i’m a changed man, i’ve been baptized
    And i’m a changed man, i’m a brand new guy, yeah yeah yeah

    Listen to the cd again and read along; it will make a lot more sense. This is an incredible upbeat soul anthem... All the feeling and meaning of a soul ballad, but at a scorching tempo.

    --taperpowell

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