IF I LOVE YA, THEN I NEED YA AROUND (Merrill) Eartha Kitt - 1955 Cross at the crossings, wait for the light Go to bed early, early at night Darling, he tells her, don't lose a pound, 'Cause if I love ya, then I need ya, If I need ya, then I want you around Never light matches, you can get burned Never kiss strangers, nasty old germs Exercise daily, jump up and down 'Cause if I love ya, then I need ya, If I need ya, then I want you around Take vitamins A-B-C-D-E-F-G for lunch Sweetheart, don't run yourself down by hangin' around with a bunch You can have fun , Dear, life is a kick Baby's got kisses, the'll make you tick Even at night, Dear, you'll still be sound 'Cause if I love ya, then I need ya, If I need ya, then I want you around (Orchestral Break) Take vitamins A-B-C-D-E-F-G for lunch Sweetheart, don't run yourself down by hangin' around with a bunch You can have fun , Dear, life is a kick Baby's got kisses, that should make you tick Yes, even at night, Dear, you'll still be sound 'Cause if I love ya, then I need ya, If I need ya, then I want you around 'Cause if I love ya, then I need ya, If I need ya, then I want you around 'Cause if I love ya, then I need ya, If I need ya, then I want you around (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - January 2005)