My Man

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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Harris April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists… more »

It's cost me a lot
But there's one thing that I've got
It's my man, it's my man
Cold and wet, tired, you bet
All of this I'll soon forget with my man

He's not much for looks 
He's no hero out of books 
But I love him, yes I love him
Two or three girls has he
That he likes as well as me
But I love him

I don't know why I should 
He isn't true
He beats me too
What can I do

Oh, my man, I love him so
He'll never know
All my life is just despair 
But I don't care
When he takes me in his arms
The world is bright, all right 

What's the difference if I say
I'll go away, when I know
I'll come back on my knees some day?
For whatever my man is
I am his forever more

Written by: BOYLE LAWRENCE, JACQUES CHARLES, ALBERT WILLEMETZ, MORRIS YVAIN, CHANNING POLLOCK

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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My Man