I Wanna Be Your Lover

Album: Prince (1979)
Charted: 11
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  • I ain't got no money
    I ain't like those other guys you hang around
    It's kinda funny
    But they always seem to let you down
    And I get discouraged
    'Cause I never see you anymore
    And I need your love, babe
    That's all I'm living for, yeah

    I didn't want to pressure you, baby
    But all I ever wanted to do

    I want to be your lover
    I want to be the only one that makes you come, running
    I want to be your lover
    I want to turn you on, turn you out
    All night long, make you shout
    Oh, lover, yeah!
    I want to be the only one you come for

    I want to be your brother
    I want to be your mother and your sister, too
    There ain't no other
    That can do the things that I'll do to you

    And I get discouraged
    'Cause you treat me just like a child
    And they say I'm so shy, yeah
    But with you I just go wild, ooo ooo ooo

    I didn't want to pressure you, baby, no
    But all I ever wanted to do

    I want to be your lover
    I want to be the only one that makes you come, running
    I want to be your lover
    I want to turn you on, turn you out
    All night long make you shout
    Oh, lover, yeah!
    I want to be the only one you come for, yeah Writer/s: Prince Rogers Nelson
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 26, 1980, Prince performed "I Wanna Be Your Lover" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was in it's first of two weeks at #11 on Billboard's Top 100, that would also be it's peak position on the chart, and it spent sixteen weeks on the Top 100...
    And on November 25th, 1979 it reached #1 {for 2 weeks} on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1978 and 2006 he had forty-seven records on the Top 100 chart, twenty made the Top 10 with five reaching #1...
    One of his forty-seven charted records was at duet, "U Got The Look", with Sheena Easton, it peaked at #2* {for 1 week} in 1987...
    Prince Rogers Nelson passed away at the young age of 57 on April 21st, 2016...
    May he R.I.P.
    * The week "U Got The Look" was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "Lost In Emotion" by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam.
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