(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right

Album: If Loving You Is Wrong I Don't Want to Be Right (1972)
Charted: 3
  • If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right
    If being right means being without you
    I'd rather live a wrong doing life
    Your mama and daddy say it's a shame
    It's a downright disgrace
    Long as I got you by my side
    I don't care what your people say

    Your friends tell you there's no future
    In loving a married man
    If I can't see you when I want to
    I'll see you when I can
    If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right
    If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

    Am I wrong to fall so deeply in love with you
    Knowing I got a wife and two little children
    Depending on me too
    And am I wrong to hunger
    for the gentleness of your touch
    knowing I got somebody else at home
    who needs me just as much

    And are you wrong to fall in love
    With a married man
    And am I wrong trying to hold on
    To the best thing I ever had
    If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right
    If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

    Are you wrong to give your love
    To a married man
    And am I wrong trying to hold on
    To the best thing I ever had
    If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right
    If loving you is wrong I don't wanna be right

    I don't wanna be right
    If it means sleeping alone at night
    I don't wanna be right
    If it means coming home at night
    I don't wanna, I don't wanna
    I don't wanna never, never, never be right Writer/s: CARL MITCHELL HAMPTON, HOMER BANKS, RAYMOND E. JACKSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 11th 1979, ("If Loving You is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right" by Barbara Mandrell entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #88; and eleven weeks later on May 27th, 1979 it would peak at #31 {for 2 weeks} and spent 16 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on April 8th, 1979 it reached #1 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, and it was the second of her six #1s that she would have on the chart between 1978 and 1983...
    Barbara Ann Mandrell is a Christmas baby, and this December 25th {2015} she will celebrate her 67th birthday.
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