Love Me or Leave Me
Billie Holiday Lyrics


This affair is killin' me
I can't stand uncertainly
Tell me now I've got to know
Whether you want me to stay or to go

Love me or leave me
Or let me be lonely
You won't believe me, I love you only
I'd rather be lonely
Then happy with someone else

You might find the night time
The right time for kissin'
But night time is my time
For just reminiscin'
Regrettin' instead of forgettin'
With somebody else

There'll be no one
Unless that someone is you
I intend to be independently blue
I want your love
But I don't want to borrow
To have it today to give it back tomorrow
For your love is my love
There's no love for nobody else

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Laurène Alban

Love me or leave me and let me be lonely
You won't believe me but I love you only
I'd rather be lonely than happy with somebody else

You might find the night time the right time for kissing
Night time is my time for just reminiscing
Regretting instead of forgetting with somebody else

There'll be no one unless that someone is you
I intended to be independently blue 

I want your love, don't wanna borrow
Have it today to give back tomorrow
Your love is my love
There's no love for nobody else

Say, love me or leave me and let me be lonely
You won't believe me but I love you only
I'd rather be lonely than happy with somebody else

You might find the night time the right time for kissing
Night time is my time for just reminiscing
Regretting instead of forgetting with somebody else

There'll be no one unless that someone is you
I intended to be independently blue 

Say I want your love, don't wanna borrow
Have it today to give back tomorrow
Your love is my love
My love is your love
There's no love for nobody else



All comments from YouTube:

Aaron Burr

Billie could sing the first 100 names in the NYC white pages and have me enthralled.

Mike Dickman

Nat Hentoff once wrote that; "Billie could sing the lyric, 'sittin on a log, pettin my dog' and just about break your heart." I think he nailed it.

Tango Bango

Miss Holliday had a very sad life, but she left us a treasure of beautiful music. Sing On Forever Billie.

Ann Hibbard

I really love her!!

Prajval Jhunjhunwala

The world needs a desperate revival of jazz.

ERICtheLATE

It is happening, the 20's are sinking in, just gonna be at random like tablesalt in a sand dune.

Salem

The world needs revival the old music!

BEGOÑA Godino

Jazz revival = Joan Chamorro & Sant Andreu Jazz Band. Best jazz nowadays

analogaudio rules

@monica bella You're pretty ignorant, lmao There are jazz musicians today who can play as good or perhaps "better" then those of yester year. Listen to this 13 year old kid play john Coltrane's Giant steps, not only is he playing it, but he is RE REARRANGING it, it sounds incredible. This was recorded 5 years ago, so hes even BETTER now... There is great talent today... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1-wglNPGzrQ If you still think of him and the younger generation of jazz musicians as being lesser.... it's just because you're to close minded lmao.

monica bella

Check out "This Is A Man's World - New York Street performer" (17 Mio. views). JB would have been proud of him.
Nice chat! Greetings from Germany and stay safe too 💞

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