I'm A Fool To Want You

Album: The Best of the Columbia Years 1943-1952 (1951)
  • I'm a fool to want you
    I'm a fool to want you
    To want a love that can't be true
    A love that's there for others too

    I'm a fool to hold you
    Such a fool to hold you
    To seek a kiss not mine alone
    To share a kiss that devil has known

    Time and time again I said I'd leave you
    Time and time again I went away
    But then would come the time when I would need you
    And once again these words I'd have to say

    Take me back, I love you
    It hit me, I need you
    I know it's wrong, it must be wrong
    But right or wrong I can't get along

    Without you Writer/s: Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf, Joel S. Herron
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BARTON MUSIC CORPORATION, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Michael from OrléansI remember buying Ketty Lester's "Love Letters " in 1962 - her "I'm a Fool to Want Her" was the B side. I also remember thinking that this was one of the longest singles going at the time.
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Barry Dean ("Pontoon," "Diamond Rings And Old Barstools")

Barry Dean ("Pontoon," "Diamond Rings And Old Barstools")Songwriter Interviews

A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.

Yacht Rock!

Yacht Rock!Song Writing

A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band.

Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire

Verdine White of Earth, Wind & FireSongwriter Interviews

The longtime bassist of Earth, Wind & Fire discusses how his band came to do a holiday album, and offers insight into some of the greatest dance/soul tunes of all-time.

What Musicians Are Related to Other Musicians?

What Musicians Are Related to Other Musicians?Song Writing

A big list of musical marriages and family relations ranging from the simple to the truly dysfunctional.

Eric Burdon

Eric BurdonSongwriter Interviews

The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."

Graham Bonnet (Alcatrazz, Rainbow)

Graham Bonnet (Alcatrazz, Rainbow)Songwriter Interviews

Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai were two of Graham's co-writers for some '80s rock classics.