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Sonny Boy Williamson I – I Love You For Myself lyrics

I Love You For Myself Track #20 2: 59
Sonny Boy Williamson I (John Lee)
(John Lee Williamson)
Chicago, November 12, 1947
With Blind John Davis - piano, Big Bill Broonzy - guitar
Ransom Knowling - sbass, Judge Riley - drums
Album Complete Recorded Works Vol 5
October 19, 1945 - November 12, 1947
Document Records docd 5059

Oh baby, you don't know how I
I miss you so
Come on back home
An I won't be mean no more

Because I love you
Yes, I love you for myself
Yes, an I'm just hopin', baby
That you haven't fell in love
Wit' nobody else

You don't know how much I miss you, baby
A-since a-you been gone
Please stop yo' foolin' babe
An' bring yo' clothes back home

Because I need you
Yes, an I love you for myself, now
Yes, an' I'm just hopin' baby
That you haven't fell in love with nobody else

(harmonica, guitar & instrumental)

You told me last night, baby
A-then a you was through
An you didn't want me baby
To keep on worryin' you

But I still love you
Yes, an I love you for myself
Yes, an I'm just hopin', baby
That you haven't fell in love wit' nobody else

Now, an I'm goin' overseas, baby
An I won't be back
I'm goin' where the womens naturally
They solid, Jack

'Cause I'm gonna leave you
Because you don't mean me no good
I don't need no tellin'
I found it out in yo' neighborhood.


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