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From: “The Big Book of Motown”

Baby Love
by

LAMONT DOZIER, BRIAN HOLLAND and EDDIE HOLLAND

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BABY LOVE
Words and Music by BRIAN HOLLAND,
Moderately EDWARD HOLLAND and LAMONT DOZIER

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Ba ­ by love, my ba ­ by love, I
Ba ­ by love, my ba ­ by love, why
me, my love, my ba ­ by love, I
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need you oh how I need you. But all you do is
must we sep ­ a ­ rate my love? All of my
need ya, oh how I need ya. Why you do me

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treat me bad, break my heart and leave me sad.
whole life through, I nev ­ er love no one but you.
like you do, af ­ ter I’ve been true to you.
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Wan ­ na know what did I do wrong to make you stay a ­
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way so long. ’Cause ba ­ by love, my ba ­ by love, been
ooh. Need to hold you once a ­ gain, my love, feel your
ooh. Till it
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miss ­ ing ya, miss kiss ­ ing ya. In ­ stead of
warm em ­ brace, my love. Don’t throw our
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break ­ ing up, let’s start some kiss ­ ing and
love a ­ way, please don’t do
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mak ­ ing up. Don’t throw our love a ­ way,
me this way. Not hap ­ py like I used to be,
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in my arms why don’t you stay? got the best of
lone ­ li ­ ness has
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hurt me, till it hurt me. Ooh
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ba ­ by love, don’t throw our love a ­ way.
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