WEAK FOR THE MAN
as recorded by Dakota Staton
with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
also recorded by Carmen McRae
I was the intelligent kind,
Never let my heart rule my mind,
But it took an earthquake to find
I was weak for the man!
All he had to do was say please
And my heart grew weak in the knees,
He could charm the birds off the trees,
Now I'm weak for the man!
I seek for the man,
Anytime, any place, anywhere, he is there
Even though we're apart!
Day is night, black is white, wrong is right
When you follow your heart, when you follow your heart.
Feelin' sorta reckless and mad,
Living every moment I've had,
Don't know if it's good or it's bad,
I'm so weak for the man,
I'm so weak for the man!
(Transcribed by Peter Akers - February 2014)