"Ain't No Way" as written by and Carolyn Franklin....
Ain't no way for me to love you
If you won't let me
It ain't no way
For me to give you all you need
If you won't let me give all of me

I know that a woman's duty
Is to help and love a man
And that's the way it was for them
Oh but how can I, how can I, how can I
Give you all the things I can
If you're tying both of my hands

Oh it ain't no way (ain't no way)
It ain't no way (ain't no way)
It just ain't no way baby (ain't no way)
Ain't no way baby
It ain't no way for me to love you
If you won't let me

Stop trying to be
Someone you're not
How come it's true there's a man
Who payed too much for what he got
And if you need me like you say, say you do
Oh then, then, then don't you know that I need you

Oh, it ain't no way
I tell you that it ain't no way
It ain't no way, it ain't no way baby, no
It just ain't no way
It sho' ain't no way
It ain't no way for me to love you
If you won't let me

No way, if you won't let me
Ain't no way


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"Ain't No Way" as written by Carolyn Franklin

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    Song MeaningI've spent years thinking about "How cold and Cruel..." and how this fits in. Lots to think about.
    binaryplumberon October 29, 2011   Link
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    General CommentBTW that is Aretha's sister Carolyn Franklin singing the high falsetto vocals in the background. It makes my socks roll up and down and gives me chills to hear her.
    binaryplumberon October 29, 2011   Link
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    Lyric Correction"And that's the way it was for them" should read "And that's the way it was planned"
    binaryplumberon October 29, 2011   Link
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    General Comment"Oh but how can I how can I how can I
    Give you all the things I have
    If you're tying both of my hands"

    beautifully heartbreaking.
    Freyiaon January 31, 2013   Link

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