Why Did She Have to Leave Me (Why Did She Have to Go) Song Lyrics

The Temptations

The Temptations Cloud Nine cover art
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There were times I knew
But I found it hard to say
You were special in my life
Never thought you'd go away

I'll be strong
I'll get by
Without you in my life
I can see
Through your lies
Did you ever love me
I never found your love

[Chorus]
You and I know

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Cloud Nine
  • 2 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
  • 3 Runaway Child, Running Wild
  • 4 Love Is a Hurtin' Thing
  • 5 Hey Girl
  • 6 Why Did She Have to Leave Me (Why Did She Have to Go)
  • 7 I Need Your Lovin'
  • 8 Don't Let Him Take Your Love From Me
  • 9 I Gotta Find a Way (To Get You Back)
  • 10 Gonna Keep on Tryin' Till I Win Your Love


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Norman J. Whitfield
    album: Track 6 in album Cloud Nine
    release date: 1969-2
    popularity : 58 users have visited this page.
    genres: Funk / Soul
    styles: Soul/Psychedelic

    Album Information

    label: Gordy
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin