My Lover's Prayer
Otis Redding Lyrics


This is my lover's prayer
I hope it'll reach out to you, my love
This is my lover's prayer
And I hope you can understand it, my love

My life is such a weary thing
But it might be your own presence bringing rain
You keep wanting, waiting and wishing
When I know deep down that I'm not to blame
What you gonna do tonight
When you need some loving arms to hold you tight?
Tell me, what you gonna do tonight
When you need my happy voice to tell you good night?

Honey, but you can't let that be no problem
You've got to come on home and help me solve 'em
Yeah, I won't be missing you
And honey, my lover's prayer would be all over, oh my

What can the matter be now?
It can't be too serious we can't talk it over
Living in this misery
Darling, you can't make my life all over

Honey but don't you let that be no problem
Just come on home and help me solve 'em
Dear, I won't be missing you, I won't be missing you
And my lover's prayer would be all over
It got to be all over, honey all over
Don't keep my life going round, so many circles
This is my lover's prayer, come on come on home, og
This is my lover's prayer I'm sending it out to you
And I hope it'll reach you, darlin'
This is my lover's prayer
I hope to get the message over, honey

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: OTIS REDDING

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Ivan Davalos

This is my lover's prayer
I hope it'll reach out to you, my love
This is my lover's prayer 
And I hope you can understand it, my love 

My life is such a weary thing
But it might be your own presence bringing rain 
You keep wanting, waiting and wishing
When I know deep down that I'm not to blame 

What you gonna do tonight
When you need some loving arms to hold you tight?
Tell me, what you gonna do tonight 
When you need my happy voice to tell you good night?

Honey, but you can't let that be no problem
You've got to come on home and help me solve 'em
Yeah, I won't be missing you 
And honey, my lover's prayer would be all over, oh my

What can the matter be now?
It can't be too serious we can't talk it over
Living in this misery
Darling, you can't make my life all over 

Honey but don't you let that be no problem
Just come on home and help me solve 'em
Dear, I won't be missing you, I won't be missing you
And my lover's prayer would be all over 
It got to be all over, honey all over 
Don't keep my life going round, so many circles 
This is my lover's prayer, come on come on home, og
This is my lover's prayer I'm sending it out to you
And I hope it'll reach you, darlin'
This is my lover's prayer
I hope to get the message over, honey



All comments from YouTube:

Garrett Watts

This is one of the best songs ever written. Hands down. Otis was king.

priceYT

Yessss

yellow Tesla

Love your content and personality Garrett! And love ur music taste 😭🥺

wildwoodflower26

Yesssss.

KARMAround

@Lisa Ian👍I heard this song for the first time watching The sopranos as well. I was hooked! 💕 Love this song.

Lisa Ian

Agreed. I heard this for the first time last night in a Soprano's (pandemic binge-watching) episode. Just ordered an Otis CD. Came here to listen in the mean time. Happy surprised to see your comment Garrett! 🐁

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Leo Castelan

I literally just saw the scene with Christopher at the hospital and I had to find this song... thank you to the Sopranos and.. goddamn this song is amazing

Fintastrophe

Yes sir. Best series ever made. Seen it at least four times. My wife got me a full sized picture of Tony and pie-o-my for my birthday and I wept. Fucking love that woman and that show.

Tiffany Rose 🌹

Absolute same! Great song. Great voice. I miss music like this.

brandon

BRO SAME HERE JUST RIGHT NOW haha

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