JANIS JOPLIN LYRICS
"I Need a Man to Love"

Whoa, I need a man to love me.
Donít you understand me, baby ?
Why, I need a man to love.
I gotta find him, I gotta have him like the air I breathe.
One loviní man to understand canít be too much to need.

You know it
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be this loneliness
Baby, surrounding me.

No, no, know it just canít be
No it just canít be
Thereís got to be some kind of answer.
No it just canít be
And everywhere I look, thereís none around
No it just canít be
Whoa, it canít be
No it just canít be, oh no!
Whoa, hear me now.

Whoa, wonít you let me hold you ?
Honey, just close your eyes.
Whoa, wonít you let me hold you, dear ?
I want to just put my arms around ya, like the circles going Ďround the sun.
Let me hold you daddy, at least until the morning comes.

Because it
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be now
Oh no
Canít be this loneliness
Baby, surrounding me.
No, no, no it just canít be.
No it just canít be
Oh, baby, baby, baby, baby, just canít be.
No, no, no
No it just canít be

And why canít anyone ever tell me, now ?
No it just canít be
I wake up one morning, I realize
No it just canít be
Whoa, it canít be.
No it just canít be
Now go!

Whoa, I need a man to love me
Oh, maybe you can help me, please.
Why, I need a man to love.
But I believe that someday and somehow itís bound to come along
Because when all my dreams and all my plans just cannot turn out wrong.

You know it
Canít be now Oh no
Canít be now Oh no
Canít be now Oh no
Canít be now Oh no
Canít be now Oh no
Canít be just loneliness
Baby, surrounding me

No, no, no, it just canít be
No it just canít be
Oh, baby, baby, baby, baby, it just canít be
No it just canít be
And who could be fooliní me ?
No it just canít be
Iíve got all this happiness
No it just canít be
Come, come, come on, come on, come on, and help me now.
No it just canít be
Please, canít you hear my cry ?
No it just canít be
Whoa, help ...