Fool In Love
Ike & Tina Turner Lyrics


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What you say?
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, but hey, hey
One more time, tell me 'bout it

He's got me smilin' when I should be ashamed
Got me laughing when my heart is in pain
Oh no, I must be a fool
'Cause I'll do anything he's wants me to do, now come

Tell me one more time
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, but hey, hey
One more time, tell me 'bout it

Listen, without my man I don't wanna live
Y'all think that I'm lying but I'm telling you like it is
He's got my nose open that's no lie but
I'm gonna keep him satisfied

Tell me one more time
Whoa how come, tell me how come
Tell me one more time
Tell me 'bout it

Uh huh, a wave of action speaks louder than words
The truest thing that I ever heard
Trust my man and all that he do
And I'll do anything he wants me to do, how come

Tell me one more time
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
Tell me one more time, everybody

Tell me now
Tell me one more time
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
Tell me one more time, everybody

C'mon and tell me one more time




How come, whoa how come
Said how come

Overall Meaning

In Ike & Tina Turner’s song “A Fool in Love,” the lyrics describe a woman who is deeply in love with a man who may not deserve her love. Despite the fact that this man has caused her pain and shame, she cannot resist doing anything he wants her to do. The lyrics suggest that this woman may be acting foolishly by living for a man who may not be worth her love. She is willing to overlook his flaws and mistakes, and she expresses her loyalty to him publicly.


Throughout the song, the woman describes her love for this man in a way that is both honest and vulnerable. She admits that her love for him got the best of her, even when she knows that she should have acted differently. Even when others doubt her love for this man, she declares that she cannot live without him. The lyrics convey a sense of desperation and confusion in this woman’s life as she struggles to come to terms with her feelings for a man who may not be worthy of her love.


In conclusion, “A Fool in Love” is a powerful song about the complexities and dangers of love. It highlights the emotional turmoil that can come with loving someone who may not deserve your love. Through the lyrics, the listener is confronted with the painful reality of the woman’s situation, and they are encouraged to reflect on their own experiences with love and heartbreak.


Line by Line Meaning

What you say?
Can you please repeat what you just said?


Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey, but hey, hey
An expression of excitement and impatience to hear more.


One more time, tell me 'bout it
Please describe the situation again.


He's got me smilin' when I should be ashamed
I am happy despite knowing that I shouldn't be.


Got me laughing when my heart is in pain
Despite my emotional pain, his company makes me laugh.


Oh no, I must be a fool
I feel foolish for being so deeply attached to him.


'Cause I'll do anything he's wants me to do, now come
I am willing to do anything to satisfy him and keep him happy.


Listen, without my man I don't wanna live
My life feels meaningless without my partner.


Y'all think that I'm lying but I'm telling you like it is
Some may doubt the truthfulness of my words, but I am speaking honestly.


He's got my nose open that's no lie but
I am deeply infatuated with him, and this is not a false claim.


I'm gonna keep him satisfied
I am committed to making sure he is happy in our relationship.


Uh huh, a wave of action speaks louder than words
What someone does is more important than what they say.


The truest thing that I ever heard
This is a fundamental truth I have come to understand.


Trust my man and all that he do
I have faith in my partner and trust their actions.


And I'll do anything he wants me to do, how come
I am still willing to do anything to make my partner happy.


C'mon and tell me one more time
Please repeat yourself, I want to make sure I understand.


Said how come
Can you explain why this is the way it is?




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group
Written by: IKE TURNER

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@sauquoit13456

On this day in 1960 {August 15th} "A Fool In Love" by Ike and Tina Turner peaked at #2 {for 2 weeks} on Billboard's Hot R&B Sides* chart, for the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "A Woman, A Lover, A Friend" by Jackie Wilson...
"A Fool In Love" reached #27 on Billboard's Top 100 chart...
Between 1960 and 1975 the duo had twenty-six records on the R&B Singles chart, six made the Top 10 with their two biggest hits both peaking at #2, besides the above "A Fool In Love", their other #2 record was "It's Gonna Work Out Fine" for 2 weeks in September of 1961, the two records that kept it out of the top spot were "My True Story" by The Jive Five and "Hit The Road Jack" by Ray Charles...
Besides "A Fool In Love" and "It's Gonna Work Out Fine", their other four Top 10 records were "I Idolize You" {#5 in 1960}, "Poor Fool" {#4 in 1961}, "Tra La La La La" {#9 in 1962} and "Proud Mary" {#5 in 1971}...
Izear Luster 'Ike' Turner Jr. passed away at the age of 76 on December 12th, 2007 and Ms. Turner, born Anna Mae Bullock, will celebrate her 81st birthday in three months on November 26th, 2020...
May Mr. Turner R.I.P.
* And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot R&B Sides' Top 10 on August 15th, 1960:
At #3. "Walking To New Orleans" by Fats Domino
#4. "The Twist" by Chubby Checker
#5. "Question" by Lloyd Price
#6. "Finger Poppin' Time" by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters
#7. "It's Now Or Never" by Elvis Presley
#8. "I'm Sorry" by Brenda Lee
#9. "This Bitter Earth" by Dinah Washington
#10. "Isty Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" by Brian Hyland



All comments from YouTube:

@tonylombardi4661

This is so great.
Original, strong, and talent beyond measure.
We lost a star today.
Love you Tina.

@noeltaylor3594

Ya' know, when they built Angela Bassett up to play that role, I thought they over did it with the muscles. But now I see.

@edmundsishange3608

@noeltaylor3594 they definitely over did it, Tina looked nothing like Angela.

@ejhoward758

She does that "HEY!!" The best!!

@Igaveyoumyfakename

She does a LOT of stuff the best!

@deaundreeturner3688

Right

@vivianacavazos6673

"Heeey" yeah! 😃

@grxgghxrpxr

Simply the best

@italyestep6891

She invented the hey

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@sherriblanton4493

anna mae bullock you're priceless!!

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