My Baby Holds Me

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We asked the online crowd for something comfortable, and the winning entry was "a really good hug". We stood on the shoulders of Big Joe Williams, Louis Prima, and maybe even a bit of Elvis Presley to deliver a 50s style shuffle about cuddling.

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I don't love my baby and my baby don't love me (x2)
But she holds me so nice, I never wanna be set free

She's got two long arms, she's stronger than a bear (x2)
She's soft as a pillow and comfy as a rockin' chair

When my heart's broken, I'm so blue that I can't speak (x2)
I just find her arms and I sleep straight through the week

She thinks I look funny and she always give me lip (x2)
We cuddle so much we joined up at the hip

Yeah, my baby holds me...

Some day she'll leave me, and I'll be sleeping all alone (x2)
I'll just call up my baby, she'll hold me through the telephone

Hold me, baby!...

credits

from Crankbox Obeys Collection 1, released July 15, 2013
Songwriting: Dylan Hillyer + Reed Stevens
Dylan Hillyer - lead vocal, backup vocals, hand claps
Reed Stevens - acoustic guitar, electric guitars, electric bass, percussion, backup vocals, hand claps, production/mastering

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Crankbox Toronto, Ontario

We are a songwriting duo from Toronto. We write songs every week and post them on our blog. Every so often, we collect those songs here, so you can download the best ones and listen to them wherever you like.

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