I Want You Lyrics

Bob Dylan


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 6 in album Blonde on Blonde
release date: 1966-5-16
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length: 3:08
producer: Bob Johnston

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The guilty undertaker sighs,
The lonely organ grinder cries,
The silver saxophones say I should refuse you.
The cracked bells and washed-out horns
Blow into my face with scorn,
But it's not that way,
I wasn't born to lose you.
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.

The drunken politician leaps
Upon the street where mothers weep
And the saviors who are fast asleep,
They wait for you.
And I wait for them to interrupt
Me drinkin' from my broken cup
And ask me to
Open up the gate for you.
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.

Now all my fathers, they've gone down,
True love they've been without it.
But all their daughters put me down
Cause I don't think about it.

Well, I return to the Queen of Spades
And talk with my chambermaid.
She knows that I'm not afraid
To look at her.
She is good to me
And there's nothing she doesn't see.
She knows where I'd like to be
But it doesn't matter.
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.

Now your dancing child with his Chinese suit,
He spoke to me, I took his flute.
No, I wasn't very cute to him,
Was I?
But I did it, though, because he lied
Because he took you for a ride
And because time was on his side
And because I
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.

Track Listing

  • 1 Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
  • 2 Pledging My Time
  • 3 Visions of Johanna
  • 4 One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
  • 5 I Want You
  • 6 Stuck Inside of Mobile With the
  • 7 Leopard‐skin Pill‐box hat
  • 8 Just Like a Woman
  • 1 Most Likely You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine
  • 2 Temporary Like Achilles
  • 3 Absolutely Sweet Marie
  • 4 4th Time Around
  • 5 Obviously 5 Believers
  • 6 Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands