I Loves You, Porgy Lyrics

Nina Simone


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Du Bose Heyward, George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
album: Track 10 in album Little Girl Blue
release date: 1958
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genres: Jazz Funk / Soul
styles: Soul-Jazz/Rhythm & Blues
length: 4:12
drums: Albert “Tootie” Heath
vocal: Nina Simone
bass: Jimmy Bond
composer: George Gershwin
lyricist: Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward

Cover Art

Nina Simone Little Girl Blue cover art
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I loves you, Porgy,
Don't let him take me
Don't let him handle me
And drive me mad
If you can keep me
I wanna stay here with you forever
And I'll be glad

Yes I loves you, Porgy,
Don't let him take me
Don't let him handle me
With his hot hands
If you can keep me
I wants to stay here with you forever
I've got my man

I loves you, Porgy,
Don't let him take me
Don't let him handle me
And drive me mad
If you can keep me
I wanna stay here with you forever
I've got my man

Someday I know he's coming to call me
He's going to handle me and hold me
So, it' going to be like dying, Porgy
When he calls me
But when he comes I know I'll have to go

I loves you, Porgy,
Don't let him take me
Honey, don't let him handle me
And drive me mad
If you can keep me
I wanna stay here with you forever
I've got my man


Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Mood Indigo
  • 2 Don't Smoke in Bed
  • 3 He Needs Me
  • 4 Little Girl Blue
  • 5 Love Me or Leave Me
  • 6 My Baby Just Cares for Me
  • 7 Good Bait
  • 8 Plain Gold Ring
  • 9 You'll Never Walk Alone
  • 10 I Loves You, Porgy
  • 11 Central Park Blues