I'd Rather Go Blind

Album: Tell Mama (1967)
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  • Something told me it was over (yeah)
    When I saw you and her talking
    Something deep down in my soul said, "Cry girl" (cry, cry)
    When I saw you and that girl, walking now

    Ooh, I would rather, I would rather go blind boy
    Than to see you, walk away from me child, no

    Ooh, so you see, I love you so much
    That I don't want to watch you leave me babe
    Most of all, I just don't
    I just don't want to be free no, ooh ooh

    I was just, I was just, I was just sitting here thinking
    Of your kiss and your warm embrace, yeah
    When the reflection in the glass
    That I held to my lips now baby (yeah, yeah)
    Revealed the tears that was on my face, yeah, ooh

    And babe, baby (baby, baby, baby) I'd rather
    I'd rather be blind boy
    Than to see you walk away, see you walk away from me, yeah, ooh
    Baby, baby, baby (baby, baby, bay)
    I'd rather be blind now Writer/s: Billy Foster, Ellington Jordan
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Downtown Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Joana_111 from PortugalShe's amazingggg!!!
  • AnonymousDid janis joplin ever sang this song? Have this unmistakeable feeling this would have blended beautifully with her style and voice.
  • Big V from Zomba, MalawiA wonderful peace. I like the video too, and Beyonce is exceptional. I would like to write an academic review on the song some time.
  • Cris Stewart from Casa MilagroEtta both penned & performed this Classic number (?)
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