Who Sang Do What You Gotta Do? Nina Simone


Some other versions of "Do What You Gotta Do"
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Jimmy Webb, Jimmy L Webb
release date: 1993
genres: Jazz Funk / Soul
styles: Soul-Jazz/Afro-Cuban Jazz
length: 4:07
Man, I can understand how it might be
Kind of hard to love a girl like me
I don't blame you much for wanting to be free
I just wanted you to know
I loved you better than your own kin did
From the very start
It's my own fault for what happens to my heart
You see I've always known you'd go

But you just do what you gotta do
My wild sweet love
Though it may mean I'll never kiss your sweet lips again
Pay that no mind
Just find that dappled dream of yours
Come on back and see me when you can

Well, I know they make you sad
They make you feel so bad
They say you don't treat me like you should
Folks got ways to make you feel no good
I'd guess they've got no way to know
I've had my eyes wide open from the start
And boy, you never lied to me
And the part of you they'll never see
Is the part you've shown to me

So you just do what you gotta do
My wild sweet love
Though it may mean I'll never kiss those sweet lips again
Pay that no mind
Just find that dappled dream of yours
Come on back and see me
Come on back and see me when you can



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Do What You Gotta Do
  • 2 Mississippi Goddamn
  • 3 See Lime Woman
  • 4 Other Woman
  • 5 Four Woman
  • 6 I'm Singing Just to Know I'm Alive
  • 7 You Must Have Another Lover
  • 8 Touching and Caring
  • 9 It's Cold Out There
  • 10 Porgy
  • 11 Pirate Jenny
  • 12 For a While
  • 13 You Took My Teeth
  • 14 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
  • 15 Backlash Blues

  • Album Information
    label: Dog 'n' Roll
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 8012719201526
    script: Latin