I Wanna Be Loved

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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving int… more »

I want to be loved with inspiration 
I want to be loved starting tonight  Instead of merely holding conversation 
Hold me tight 

I want to be kissed until I tingle 
I want to be kissed starting tonight  Embrace until our heartbeats intermingle
 Wrong or right 

I feel like acting my age
I'm past the stage of merely turtledoving
(be careful, be careful what you do)
I'm in no mood to resist 
And I insist the world owes me a loving 

I want to be thrilled to desperation 
I want to be thrilled starting tonight 
(love me, love me, love me)
With every kind of wonderful sensation
I want to be loved 

I feel like acting my age
I'm past the stage of merely turtledoving
I'm in no mood to resist 
And I insist the world owes me a loving 

I want to be thrilled to desperation 
I want to be thrilled starting tonight 
With every kind of wonderful sensation
I want to be loved

Written by: JIMMY REED

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