I Got the Will

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Etta James

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, gospel and jazz. Starting her career in 1954, she gained fame with hits such as "Roll With Me, Henry… more »

A boy I used to love, he up and left me now
I'm tryin' to get him back but he won't accept me, no, no
I got the will, I can't find the way now, no, no

Let me tell you now, what my mama told me, the old sayin' is
If there's a will, girl, there's got to be a way now
Mama, I got the will but I can't find my way now, no, no

This is what she told me now
You got the will, girl, you got the power now
You got everything, Lord have mercy na, na

Every second, baby, every minute, honey
Every hour now, I'm always thinkin' of you, baby
I got the will but I can't find my way now, no, no

Let me, let me tell you, honey
I know you need me, baby, I know you love me, honey
I really want you, I got to, got to see you now
Baby, I got the will but I can't find my way now, no, no

Let me, let me tell you now
I got the will now, I got the power now
I got everything, Lord have mercy, no, no

Baby, baby, you know I need you now
Baby, baby, you know I love you, love you now
Oh baby, I got the will but I can't find my way, no, no

Let me tell you now
What my mama told me, the old sayin' is
If there's a will, girl, there's got to be a way now
Mama, I got the will but I can't find my way now, oh no

This is what you told me now
You got the will, girl, you got the power now
You got everything, good gracious Lord, have mercy

I got the will, I can't find my way
I got the will now, I can't find my way now
I got the power now, I got the will now

You got the will now, I got the will now
Can't find my way now, mama, mama
I got the will now, I can't find my way now

Written by: OTIS REDDING

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