Your beauty is beyond compare,
With flaming locks of auburn hair,
With ivory skin and eyes of emerald green...
Your smile is like a breath of spring,
Your voice is soft like summer rain,
And I just can't compete with you Jolene.

He talks about you in his sleep,
And there's nothin' I can do to keep
From cryin' when he calls your name, Jolene...
And I can easily understand
How you could easily take my man,
But you don't know what he means to me, Jolene...

Jolene Jolene Jolene Jolene...

I'm beggin of you, don't take my man.
Jolene Jolene Jolene Jolene...
Please don't take him, even though you can.
He talks about you in his sleep,
And there's nothin' I can do to keep
From cryin' when he calls your name, Jolene...

And I can easily understand
How you could easily take my man,
But you don't know what he means to me, Jolene...

Jolene Jolene Jolene Jolene...

I'm beggin' of you, don't take my man.

Jolene Jolene Jolene Jolene...

Please don't take him, just because you can.

Jolene Jolene Jolene Jolene...


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    General CommentI read somewhere that Dolly Parton wrote this song. I don't know if she ever preformed it, though. Anyway, that's kinda funny, I think. Gorgeous song. Right now I have a deep appreciation for it because of a situation I happen to be in. It's definitely a song about feeling threatened.
    Yay for me for stating the obvious. *L*
    :cheers:
    JulieMarleneon July 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYes, Dolly Parton did write this. It was a huge hit of hers. It's the title track of one of her albums. Queen Adreena's version is MUCH better, in my opinion.
    sisterofthemoonon August 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentamazing song and video, i think they won awards.
    Leach_Wifeon March 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis was the first time i ever heard of queen adreena, and i was like "woah i must by her album" so i did. this song kinda makes me feel good about myself coz i've got "flaming locks of auburn hair" and "eyes of emerald green". I dont think i steal other peoples guys tho. Great song.
    SodaDreameron June 29, 2004   Link
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    General Commentpersonally (not that i know anything) i think its a battle between her sexual physical side and her peronality side. She wants him to love her for her, for for her body. Cos basicly she is describing her apperance, she plays both parts in the video, and who would leave Katy Jane for another woman really??? (unless they were blind and mind numbingly stupid of course... But im stupid so ignore me...
    glitteryrabbitson November 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYes, this song was written by dolly parton. white stripes also covered this song and it sounded really good. i don't like QA cover.
    grunge girlon June 18, 2007   Link

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