Why Don
Joni James Lyrics


Why don't you believe me?
It's you I adore
Forever and ever, can I promise more?
I've told you so often the way that I care
Why don't you believe me?
It just isn't fair

[Chorus:]
Here is a heart that is lonely
Here is a heart you can take
Here is a heart for you only
That you can keep or break

How else can I tell you, what more can I do?
Why don't you believe me?, I love only you

[Chorus]

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, MUSIC SALES CORPORATION
Written by: LEW DOUGLAS, LUTHER KING LANEY, ROY RODDE

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Paul Courtney

no scandal, no drugs just a great voice from my youth.

Diego Rodríguez

You were so lucky to live those times

Poppy Bell

Ahem. This was an era that covered up scandals, drug abuse, sexism and racism.

James Quattlebaum

joni james was a voice i was in love with from the 1950s and still am. todays femail singers only know how to scream.

Rita Todd

Rita Todd met her in the record store when I was about thirteen loved her then love her now she’s one of the greatest

Charles Chomos

I AGREE...!

Ruben Argao

James Quattlebaum m

Pat O'D

Joni came to my hometown when I was 13 and sang with the Alvino Rey orchestra at a dance in our recently built Veterans Memorial Building. A banner across Monterey Street (was Hwy 101 that year) Read: “Little Miss Cheatin’ Heart” Joni James and the Alvino Rey Orchestra. I was too young to attend. The Chicago native will turn 88 on Sept. 22, 2018. I love whoever picked her arrangements. I recommend putting a Joni James channel on Pandora.

Edward Baggett

Joni James was a guest singer at a 1960 frat party at U of S Carolina
have a photo..

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Tom

There will never be another JONI JAMES. She was the sweetheart of all us KOREAN WAR VETERANS in our time! I can still recall her rendition of this song when it first came out in 1952. It ranked #1 on the charts.She went on to have many, many, more great hits. Hard to believe she just turned 86 on September 22, 2016.

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