I’ve Been Loving You Too Long Song Lyrics and Chords

Barbara Mandrell

Barbara Mandrell - I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)  .wmv

 

I’ve Been Loving You Too Long Song Lyrics and Chords by Barbara Mandrell

 

I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Recorded by Barbara Mandrell
Written by Jerry Butler and Otis Redding
D7 
D#7 
E7 
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G7 
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A7 
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B7 
C7 
C#7 
I’ve been  
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A 
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B 
C 
C# 
D 
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E 
F 
F# 
loving you too  
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E7 
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G7 
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A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
long to  
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G# 
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B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
stop 
 
now
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D 
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E 
F 
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G 
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D7 
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B7 
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You are  
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D 
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tired 
 
 
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D7 
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E7 
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G7 
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A7 
A#7 
and you want to be free
C 
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D 
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E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
My love is growin’ stronger
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E 
F 
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G 
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A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
As you become a haven to me
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
I’ve been loving you too  
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
long
 
I don’t wanna stop  
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G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
now 
 
 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
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G# 
A 
A# 
B 
 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
With you my  
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A 
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B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
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life has been  
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
so 
 
wonderful
 
I can’t  
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G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
stop 
 
now
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C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
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G# 
A 
A# 
B 
 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
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D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
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B7 
C7 
C#7 
You are  
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G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
tired and  
B7 
C7 
C#7 
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
your love is growin’ colder
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
My love is growin’ stronger
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E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
As our affair grows older
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A 
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D 
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E 
F 
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I’ve been loving you too  
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D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
long
 
I’ve been  
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
loving you  
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C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
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B 
much too long
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E 
F 
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G 
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C 
C# 
D 
 
I’ve  
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A 
A# 
B 
C 
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D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
been loving you too  
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
long to  
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
stop 
 
now
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song I’ve Been Loving You Too Long?
– The song I’ve Been Loving You Too Long was sang by Barbara Mandrell.

 

Who is Barbara Mandrell?
– Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singer, musician, and actress. She is known for a long series of country hits in the 1970s and 1980s and her own primetime variety TV show on NBC that helped her become one of country’s most successful female vocalists of that period. She gave her last concert at the Grand Ole Opry House on October 23, 1997, and subsequently retired from performing music. Mandrell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009. Mandrell was also inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2016. Although retired, Mandrell is still a member of the Grand Ole Opry, an honor she has held since 1972.Mandrell has won two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, four Academy of Country Music Awards, and four Country Music Association Awards. She was the first performer to win the Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year twice (1980, 1981), having also won the Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year in 1980.
Mandrell’s first Billboard number-one hit was 1978’s “Sleeping Single in a Double Bed”, immediately followed by “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right” in early 1979. In 1980, “Years” also reached number one. She added one more chart topper in each of the next three years. “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool” (her signature song), then “‘Till You’re Gone” and “One of a Kind Pair of Fools”, all hit number one between 1981 and 1983, a period during which Mandrell also received numerous industry awards and accolades.

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