Tired Of Being Alone

Album: Al Green Gets Next To You (1971)
Charted: 4 11
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  • I'm so tired of being alone,
    I'm so tired of on my own,
    Won't you help me, girl,
    Just as soon as you can.
    People say that I've found a way,
    To make you say,
    That you love me.
    But baby,
    You didn't go for that,
    Ha, it's a natural fact,
    That I want to come back,
    Show me where it's at, baby.

    I'm so tired of being alone,
    I'm so tired of on my own,
    Won't you help me, girl,
    Soon as you can.
    I guess you know that I, uh,
    I love you so,
    Even though,
    You don't want me no more,
    Hey, hey, hey, hey I'm cryin' tears,
    Through the years,
    I tell you like it is,
    Honey, love me if you can.

    Ya baby,
    Tired of being alone here by myself, now
    I tell ya, I'm tired baby,
    I'm tired of being all wrapped up late at night,
    In my dreams, nobody but you, baby.
    Sometimes I wonder,
    If you love me like you say you do,
    You see baby, I, I, I, I've been thinking about you,
    I've been wanting to get next to you, baby,
    Sometimes I hold my arms and I say,
    Oh baby, yeah, needing you has proven to me,
    To be my greatest dream, yeah


    I'm so tired of being alone,
    I'm so tired of on my own,
    Sometimes late at night I get to wonderin' about you baby,
    Baby, baby, ya ya, baby you're my heart's desire Writer/s: Al Green
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 23rd 1971, Al Green performed "Tired of Being Alone" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #12 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and eight days later on October 31st, 1971 it peaked at #11 {for 1 week} and spent 19 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #7 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    On the same 'Bandstand' show he also performed "Let's Stay Together"; it entered the Top 100 on November 28th, 1971 and peaked at #1 {for 1 week} on February 6th, 1972...
    The Reverend Al Green will celebrate his 69th birthday come next April 13th {2015}.
  • Noemi from Huntington Park, CaI love this song, one of Al Green's best.
  • Ira from San Francisco, CaI was once singing in a lounge (hard times) that had a black clientelle in the early hours. I decided to learn "Tired of Being Alone" one of my very favorite songs. I was rehearsing it during my soundcheck and the waitress turned to me and said, "Give it up. Don't try to sing Al Green!" I never did.
  • Nelle from Lima, PeruI can't believe there isn't a single comment on sucha a beautiful song. Al is the best.
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