Prisoner of Love

Mildred BaileyBuy this song

Mildred Bailey

Mildred Rinker Bailey (February 27, 1907 – December 12, 1951) was a popular and influential American jazz singer during the 1930s, known as "The Queen of Swing", "The Rockin' Chair Lady" and "Mrs. Swing". Some of her best known hits are "It's So Peaceful in the Country", "Trust In Me", "Where Are… more »

Someone that I belong to
Doesn't belong to me
Someone who can't be faithful
Knows that I have to be
Wonder if I am wrong to give her my loyalty

Why should I be a lone soul
Why can't I be my own soul
Alone from night to night you'll find me
Too weak to break the chains that bind me
I need no shackles to remind me
I'm just a prisner of love
For one comand I stand and wait now

From one who's master of my Fate now
I can't escape for it's too late now
I'm just a prisoner of love
What's the good of my caring if someone is sharing
Those arms with me
Although she has another
I can't have another
For I'm not free
She's in my dreams awake or sleeping
Up on my knees to her I'm creeping
My very life is in her keeping
I'm just a prisoner of love. 
Love.

Written by: ENRIQUE ELIAS GARCIA

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Foreign Imported Productions & Publishing

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Prisoner of Love Lyrics with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Prisoner of Love Lyrics." Lyrics.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 30 Sep. 2016. <http://www.lyrics.com/lyric/4806066>.

Missing lyrics by Mildred Bailey?

Know any other songs by Mildred Bailey? Don't keep it to yourself!

Watch the song video

Prisoner of Love



more tracks from

The Complete Columbia Recordings of Mildred Bailey