Don’t You Want To Be My Girl Song Lyrics and Chords

Jim Reeves - Don't You Want To Be My Girl (Poor Little Doll)

 

Don’t You Want To Be My Girl Song Lyrics and Chords by Jim Reeves

 

Don’t You Want To Be My Girl
recorded by Jim Reeves
written by
Nellie Smith and Leona Butrum
 
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Poor little doll you’re too young for tears
 
I’m in love with you honey up through my  
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years
 
I  
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know that you go for somebody  
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else
 
But  
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he’s gonna drop you he told me  
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himself
 
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Poor little doll the sun is your smile
 
But there will be tears in just a short  
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while
 
Do
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n’t let him hurt you and tear down your  
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world
 
Oh don’t you want to  
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be my  
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girl
 
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Don’t you want to move right into my heart
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Don’t give those blue tears a chance to start
 
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love true is mine shouldn’t be  
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overlooked
 
I’ll  
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let the world see that you’ve got me  
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hooked
 
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No kissing in corners like he wants to do
 
Cause nobody hides a love that is  
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true
 
To  
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him you’re a plaything to me you’re a  
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pearl
 
Oh don’t you want to  
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be my  
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girl

Repeat # 3 & 4

 
Yes don’t you want to  
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be my  
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girl
 

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Don’t You Want To Be My Girl?
– The song Don’t You Want To Be My Girl was sang by Jim Reeves.

 

Who is Jim Reeves?
– James Travis Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964) was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s, he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville sound. Known as “Gentleman Jim”, his songs continued to chart for years after his death. Reeves died in the crash of his private airplane. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.

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