When a Man Loves a Woman Lyrics

Percy SledgeThe Countdown Singers


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Andrew James Wright, Calvin Houston Lewis
album: Track 1 in album When a Man Loves a Woman
release date: 1966
popularity : 19 users have visited this page.
length: 2:54
performer: Percy Sledge
producer: Quin Ivy, Marlin Greene

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When a man loves a woman
Can't keep his mind on nothing else
He'll trade the world
For the good thing he's found
If she's bad he can't see it
She can do no wrong
Turn his back on his best friend
If he put her down

When a man loves a woman
Spend his very last dime
Trying to hold on to what he needs
He'd give up all his comfort
Sleep out in the rain
If she said that's the way it ought to be

Well, this man loves a woman
I gave you everything I had
Trying to hold on to your precious love
Baby, please don't treat me bad

When a man loves a woman
Down deep in his soul
She can bring him such misery
If she plays him for a fool
He's the last one to know
Loving eyes can't ever see

When a man loves a woman
He can do no wrong
He can never own some other girl
Yes when a man loves a woman
I know exactly how he feels
'Cause baby, baby, baby, you're my world

When a man loves a woman

Track Listing

  • 1 When a Man Loves a Woman
  • 2 Adorable One
  • 3 Put a Little Lovin’ on Me
  • 4 Love Me All the Way
  • 5 When She Touches Me (Nothing Else Matters)
  • 6 You’re Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
  • 7 Thief in the Night
  • 8 You Fooled Me
  • 9 Love Makes the World Go Round
  • 10 Success
  • 11 Love Me Like You Mean It