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I'm Ready For Love
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Lyrics


As I stand alone on this moonful night
for the first time I feel alone in life.
As I watched the moon kiss the starlit sky
I feel the need for your lips to press close to mine.
For so long I been afraid to love,
but right now I feel the need for love
and you, you have the love the love I need
to comfort me oo and I'm ready for love
truly ready for love your wonderful
sweet sweet love right now I'm ready for love.

I've tried to shield my heart from love's tender touch
'cause to lose in love would hurt so much;
but as I softly walk in my solitude
I searched my heart and found there's a need for you.
And for the first time I feel alone,
'cause I need a love to call my own;
and only you, you have the love the love I need
to comfort me oo and I'm ready for love
I'm truly ready for love you know I'm ready for love
your wonderful sweet sweet love
I'm ready right now I'm ready right now.

Something wonderful has come over me
and filled this heart of mine with ecstasy
I'm glad I finally opened up my eyes
and pushed the fear of love, the fear of love aside;
and for the first time I feel alive
I have the touch of love deep down inside.
And just as soon as I see your smiling face
I'll rush into your warm embrace.

Right now I'm ready for love,
I'm truly ready for love,
you wonderful sweet, sweet love
right now I'm ready for love

you know I'm ready for love,
I'm truly ready for love,
your wonderful sweet, sweet love
right now I'm ready for love

you know I'm ready for love,
I'm truly ready for love,
your wonderful sweet, sweet love

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Jeffrey Emerson

Martha has stayed true to her roots, and currently serves on Detroit's city council. She is a very down-to-earth, approachable person, and very proud of her work in the music industry as well.

Stu Miller

Martha served one term on the Detroit City Council, but that was 7 or 8 years ago...

Phil X

A masterpiece. Just the right recipe.....jazzy, rough and elegant. that opening drum riff is classic

Jeff Stewart

It was used on 'You Can't Hurry Love' too...

Mason Martinez

Simply a powerful track . . . powerful vocal by Martha . . . the ladies . . . great orchestera / arrangement . . . this is simply an all around excellent track.

Lukas Kliukas

Great, great song, can't get enough of it, I repeat it over and over again

Corey spencer

my favorite song by martha and the vandellas ever. can't play oldies without playing this song love this song so much

Huge Brown

What a voice this girl!! Magic!!!

Mark Ferguson, Amateur Organist

Lukas Kliukas took the exact words out of my mouth, CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF IT, and I too repeat it over and over again!! Yet another great song from Motown, Martha and her sisters. That Gene Page arrangement is stellar!

Rodney Wise

This is one of my favorites by them. Thanks for posting this.

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