Mr. Pitiful

Album: The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads (1964)
Charted: 41
  • Call me Mr. Pitiful
    Baby, that's my name now, oh
    Call me Mr. Pitiful, that's how I got my fame
    But people just don't understand, now
    What makes a man feel so blue
    Ooh, they call me Mr Pitiful 'cause I lost someone just like you, yeah

    They call me Mr. Pitiful
    This, everybody know now
    They call me Mr. Pitiful most every place I go
    But nobody seems to understand now
    How can a man sing such a sad song, now
    Ooh, when he lost everything, when he lost everything that he had

    How can I explain to you
    When somebody had been so very blue?
    How can I tell you about my past
    If all things won't end?

    Mr Pitiful
    That's my name now
    They call me Mr. Pitiful, that's how I got my fame
    But nobody seems to understand now
    Ooh, what make a man feel so blue
    They call me Mr. Pitiful 'cause I'm in love with you

    Can I explain to you?
    Everything is going wrong
    I've lost everything I had
    And I have to sing these sad songs to get back to her
    And I want you
    And I want you
    And I want you
    And I want you
    And I want to tell you everything that, everything that's going through my mind
    Sing, and I want to sing
    And I want to sing this song with you
    And I'm gonna sing this song to everybody
    'Cause I want them to understand what I talkin' about
    I want you to understand what I'm sayin' Writer/s: OTIS REDDING, STEVE CROPPER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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