Nina Simone - Be My Husband Lyrics

Nina Simone Pastel Blues cover art
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Be my husband man I be your wife
Be my husband man I be your wife
Be my husband man I be your wife
Loving all of you the rest of your life yeah

If you promise me you'll be my man
If you promise me you'll be my man
If you promise me you'll be my man
I will love you the best I can yeah

Stick the promise man you made me
Stick the promise man that you made me
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Stick the promise man you made me
That you stay away from rosalie yeah

Oh Daddy love me good
Oh Daddy now love me good
Oh Daddy love me good
Oh Daddy now love me good

If you want me to cook and sew
If you want me to cook and sew
If you want me to cook and sew yeah
Outside of you there is no place to go

Please don't treat me so doggone mean
Please don't treat me so doggone mean
Please don't treat me so now doggone mean yeah
You're the meanest man I ever see

Oh Daddy now love me good
Oh Daddy love me good yeah
Oh Daddy love me good yeah
Oh Daddy now love me good
Track Listing
Vinyl 1
  • 1 Be My Husband
  • 2 Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
  • 3 End of the Line
  • 4 Trouble in Mind
  • 5 Tell Me More and More and Then Some
  • 6 Chilly Winds Don’t Blow
  • 7 Ain’t No Use
  • 8 Strange Fruit
  • 9 Sinnerman


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Andy Stroud
    album: Track 1 in album Pastel Blues
    release date: 1965
    popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
    genres: Jazz Funk / Soul
    styles: Soul-Jazz/Soul/Cool Jazz
    length: 3:23
    producer: Hal Mooney
    composer: Andy Stroud
    Album Information
    label: Philips
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin