New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Love have mercy, yeah, on my soul
How many kisses, y'all, have I stole
From other girls they didn't belong to me
That's why the payback is just misery, yeah
Love have mercy, y'all, Lord
Love have mercy on me now

Love have mercy, y'all, on my heart
For this young girl
Is just tearing it apart
It's got me week
Oh don't ever let me go
'Cause I couldn't stand to reap
What I've sown now
Love have mercy, y'all, huh
Love have mercy on me, yeah

This feeling, Lord, is killing me
All the things I did wasn't right
And now I'm just sittin' like a duck
Sittin' here on that dynanmite, yeah, yeah, yeah

Ou ni, now, lord, somebody help me
Comin' loose y'all

Love have mercy, yeah, on this man
All the wrong I did now I understand
I broke a lot of hearts
Before I got to her
And now this suffering
Just like they were, tell me 'bout it
Love have mercy, yeah, ooh
Love have mercy on poor me

Love have mercy
Yeah, got to tell you about it
You got me sufferin'
Lord, just like they were
Don't make me suffer
Don't make me, love have mercy on me
Don't make me suffer, no no no no no no
Love have mercy, mercy, mercy
Love have mercy, mercy, mercy
Love have mercy on me
No don't do it to me
You got me doin' the things
I don't want to do, y'all, yeah
You got me sufferin'
Just like the girls were, now, now
Sorry 'bout that, sorry 'bout that
Sorry 'bout that, baby...



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/o/otis_redding/love_have_mercy.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×