I'll Be Good to You

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Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was an American musician known as Ray Charles (to avoid confusion with champion boxer Sugar Ray Robinson.) He was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm and blues, gospel, and blues styles into his early recordings with Atlantic Records. He also helped racially integrate country and pop music during the 1960s with his crossover success on ABC Records, most notably with his Modern Sounds albums. While with ABC, Charles became one of the first African-American musicians to be given artistic control by a mainstream record company.Frank Sinatra called Charles “the only true genius in show business.” more »


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1997
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I want to know, baby
Just how you feel, girl
Said I want to know
If what you feel is real, girl

'Cause there's a reason
For the things that I say, what I talk about
But oh, I want to love ya girl
In a special way, come 'ere woman

          We've been together, for so very long
          I'd hate to break up, break up my happy home

(The way we stand and the way we lie)
The way we lie
(The way we love and the way we cry)
Girl, we cry
(Of all these things, there comes a time)
There's a time
(Makes me feel that it's worth a try)
Makes me feel
(I'll be good to you)

(Good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya, good to ya)
(I'll be good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya)

Girl you said, we've been together
So very long, very long
I would hate to break up, break up my happy home
          Let me take off your shoes
          Take a stand, now, and let me know how
          Oooh always, baby always, and all your know-how, baby

(The way we stand and the way we lie)
          Um-hum the way we lie
(The way we love and the way we cry)
          The wa-ay-ay-ay, we cry
(Of all these things, there comes a time)
          Oooo
(Makes me feel that it's worth a try)
          Oooo
(I'll be good to you, good to ya, good to ya)
          I'll be good
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya, good to ya)
(I'll be good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya)

(Good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
     {I'll be good}
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya, good to ya)
     {So good, to you}
(I'll be good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
     {I'll be good}
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya)
     {So good, to you}

Girl, I'll be good to you, baby
why'know I'll be good to you
Take you shopping, you know what I mean baby, anything you want
I'll be good to you
I'll give it up, with my credit cards,
Like Visa, MasterCharge, American Express,
Turn my pants upside down
Any day of the week
Ow-oh, you, you, you
Come here, give me love
Talk to me

(Good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
Girl I'll be good to you
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya, good to ya)
(I'll be good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
I'll be good to you
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya)
I'll be good to you, I said I will, I ain't lying, baby
          Oooo-hoo

(Good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
     {I'll be good}
I'll be good to you
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya, good to ya)
     {So good, to you}
Girl, I'll be good to you
(I'll be good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
I'll be good to you
     {I'll be good}
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya)
I'll be good to you, I said I will, I ain't lying, baby
     {So good, to you}

          Oooo-ooo
(Good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)
     {I'll be good}
Good to you, yeah!
(I'll be good to ya, I'll be good to ya, good to ya)
     {So good, to you}
Yeah! Yeah! I'll be
(I'll be good to ya, good to ya, good to ya)

     {I'll be good}
Whoo-hoo, well I'll be
I'll be good to you, I said I will, I ain't lying, baby
     {So good, to you}
I'll be good to you

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Written by: MARK SPIRO, STEPHEN KIPNER, STEPHEN ALAN KIPNER

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