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I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) Trk 5
(O. Redding, J. Butler)
Otis Redding
Pop Chart #21 May 15, 1965
Volt Records single #126
Album: The Very Best of Otis Redding
Rhino Records # R271147

I've been loving you
Too long, to stop now
You were tied
And you want to be free
My love is grown stronger
As you become a habit to me

Ooo, been loving you, too long
I don't wanna stop, now
Oh, no

With you my life
Has been so wonderful
I can't stop, now

You were tied
And your love is growing cold
My love is going stronger
As our affair, affair, grow old

I've been loving you, oh too long, long
To stop now
Ooh, ooh-oh

I've been loving you-ooo-ooo
A l'il too longer on
I don't wanna stop it, now
Ooh, ooh
Don't make me stop, then

Ooh, beggin' you
Down on my knees
Please don't make me come beg
Lord! I love you, I love you!
With all my heart
And I can't stop, now

Please, don't


Don't make me stop loving
All my heart and soul
I'm in love
Ooo, given you too much.


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