You Got the Love

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About You Got the Love

"You Got the Love" is a hit song for the funk band Rufus. It was written by Ray Parker, Jr. and Chaka Khan. From the Rags to Rufus album, it spent one week at number one on the Hot Soul Singles chart in 1974. It also peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.


Year:
1996
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Love me right 
What's the matter with you 
Hold me tight 
Why must I tell you what to do 
Smilin', smilin' 
Comes as no surprise 
Smilin' ain't hidin' 
What I see in your eyes 
The story goes much deeper 
Than the eye can see yes it do 
Stop runnin' a game 
I can tell you're avoiding me 

Oh ain't nothin' 
I wouldn't pay 
Just to hear, hear you say 
I love you, I need you 

Love me right 
What's the matter with you 
Hold me tight 
Why must I tell you what to do 
Smilin', smilin' 
Comes as no surprise 
Smilin' ain't hidin' 
What I see in your eyes 

You got the love 
Gimme the strength 
To keep on livin' 
Whatever it is 
I can't do without what cha givin' 

Oh, ain't nothin' 
I wouldn't pay 
Just to hear, just hear you say 
I love you, I need you 

You got the love 
To gimme the strength 
To keep on livin' yeah 
Whatever it is 
I can't do without 
What cha givin' 

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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens; March 23, 1953), frequently known as the "Queen of Funk-Soul", is a 10-time Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter who gained fame in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. more »

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Written by: CHAKA KHAN, RAY ERSKINE JR. PARKER

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