Who Sang I Cry? Millie Jackson

Millie Jackson It Hurts So Good cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1973
Genre: Funk / Soul Blues
Style: Rhythm & Blues/Soul/Funk
length: 4:12
Some other versions of "I Cry"

Lyrics
Uhm, uuhm, uhuhm; I Cry
Uhm, uuhm, uhuhm; I Cry

I saw a man lying on the Street
I could not figure it out why
People walked pass without seeing
That the man was about to die
When I called for help, no one came
Because they did not want to get involved
The problem seemed that no one believed
The situation can be solved and

I cry - baby, I cry (2X)

When you try to do for your child
Whatever you can do
The problem is you cannot
Because you know,
The kids are not smiling to you
Now, we bring our kids up here
Because we know that, they need education
They come home and telling us there are no schools
Because people do not want integration

I cry - baby, I cry (2X)

We read the news everyday
You do not think that happens to you
But nobody reads about the blues
That heals the things that we go through
We did not ask to be on the Welfare
We did not ask to be on the streets
Our babies did not ask us to come here
But here got to we - Now, I cry; I cannot help but cry

I cry; I cry
Every morning I cry - why do not you see what is going on - you all?
I cry, no - no; I cannot help but cry
Why do not you listen what I am saying this evening?
Why do not you get yourself together?

I cry, no - no; I cry

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Cry
  • 2 Hypocrisy
  • 3 Two-Faced World
  • 4 It Hurts So Good
  • 5 Don't Send Nobody Else
  • 6 Hypocrisy (reprise)
  • 7 Good to the Very Last Drop
  • 8 Help Yourself
  • 9 Love Doctor
  • 10 Now That You Got It
  • 11 Close My Eyes
  • 12 Breakaway (reprise)

  • Release information
    label: Spring Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin