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The Temptations – May I Have This Dance? lyrics

May i have this dance
I've been waitin for this chance
All night long (all night long)
And this night i'll always treasure
If i could have the pleasure
To excort you
Don't you know i've bit my nails in to
Wantin to dance with you
But i was much too shy
I never had the nerve
Before you'd dance across the floor with another guy
The way he held you in his arms
With his many charms
I knew my chances were slim
In order to get to you
There's only one thing to do
So i got rid of him
Ooh hoo i told him that a girl
By the name of pearl
Was looking for him
And when i turned around
He was nowhere to be found
So here i am
Ooh i gotta have this dance (gotta have this dance with you)
Honey i (gotta have this dance with you)
Honey i, honey i, honey i, have this dance
Honey i (gotta have this dance with you)
Gotta have this dance

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