Porgy

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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 »

I love you, Porgy 
Don't let him take me
Don't let him handle me
And drive me mad

If you can keep me
I want to stay with you forever 
And I'll be glad

I love you, Porgy 
Don't let him take me
Don't let him handle me
With his hot hands 

If you can keep me
I want to stay with you forever 
I like my man

 Someday I know he's coming 
Back to call me
He's gonna handle me
And hold me so

It's going to be like dying, Porgy 
When he calls me
But when he comes, I know
I'll have to go

Written by: DOROTHY FIELDS, JIMMY MC HUGH

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.

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