That's How Strong My Love Is

Album: The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads (1965)
Charted: 74
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  • If I was the sun way up there
    I'd go with love most everywhere
    I'll be the moon when the sun goes down
    Just to let you know that I'm still around

    That's how strong my love is, whoa
    That's how strong my love is
    That's how strong my love is, baby, baby
    That's how strong my love is

    I'll be the weeping willow drowning in my tears
    And you can go swimming when you're here
    And I'll be the rainbow after the tears are gone
    Wrap you in my colors and keep you warm

    That's how strong my love is, darling
    That's how strong my love is, baby
    That's how strong my love is, whoa
    That's how strong my love is

    I'll be the ocean so deep and wide
    And catch the tears whenever you cry
    I'll be the breeze after the storm is gone
    To dry your eyes and love you warm

    That's how strong my love is, baby
    That's how strong my love is
    That's how strong my love is, darling
    That's how strong my love is, again now

    That's how strong my love is, so deep in
    Well, that's how strong my love is
    So much love, yes so much love, whoa
    Yes so much love, yes so much love
    Anything that I can do, I'll be good for you
    Any kind of love you want, I'll be with youWriter/s: MILTON CAMPBELL, ROOSEVELT JAMISON
    Publisher: MUSIC SALES CORPORATION
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Comments: 4

  • Melissa from Geneva"You've got my mind messed up" 1966 (written by O.B McClinton) from Soul singer James Carr (Goldwax) has the same melody basis of "that's how strong my love is". You can clearly hear it. And the word "moon" comes up at the same time in both songs.
  • Michael from Annapolis, MdPamela, it was on the soundtrack of "Beautiful Girls".
  • Pamela from Essex, United KingdomPlease advise which film features "that's how stong my love is" by Otis redding
  • Frank from Pittsburgh, Paalso covered by the rolling stones in the 60s..played frequently on the recent 40 licks tour
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