Gene Pitney - Princess in Rags Lyrics

Gene Pitney Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Helen Miller, Roger Atkins
release date:
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genres: Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock
length: 2:34
Lyrics
There's a girl who lives down the track
In a little shack made of timber wood
And her clothes are all hand-me-downs
From the folks in town who treat her so good

Though she hasn't got a dime
I'm so proud that she's all mine
Cause to me she's a princess in rags

Now her dad, he's a worn-out man
Prayin' if he can make enough to eat
And her mom cleans for everyone
Till the day is done just to make ends meet

All her wealth is in her charms
And the sweetness of her arms
How I love my poor princess in rags

I know some day I'll find a way
To take her out of this old place
I'll work and slave, scrimp and save
To change her rags to silk and lace

Though it hurts and my body aches
From the pain it takes just to set things right
But for now I must be content
With each moment spent in her arms each night

She's the only girl for me
And some day it's gotta be
Just me and my princess in rags

She's the only girl for me
And some day it's gotta be
Just me and my princess in rags



Track Listing
  • 1 Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
  • 2 She's a Heartbreaker
  • 3 Just One Smile
  • 4 Mecca
  • 5 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence
  • 6 I'm Gonna Be Strong
  • 7 It Hurts to Be in Love
  • 8 Backstage
  • 9 Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa
  • 10 Town Without Pity
  • 11 It's Over / It's Over (medley)
  • 12 Nobody Needs Your Love
  • 13 (I Wanna) Love My Life Away
  • 14 Princess in Rags
  • 15 Last Chance to Turn Around
  • 16 Only Love Can Break a Heart
  • 17 Half Heaven - Half Heartache
  • 18 Every Breath I Take
  • 19 Looking Through the Eyes of Love
  • 20 True Love Never Runs Smooth

  • Album Information
    script: Latin