Work me Lord, work me Lord.
Please don't you leave me,
I feel so useless down here
With no one to love
Though I've looked everywhere
And I can't find me anybody to love,
To feel my care.
So ah work me Lord, whoa use me Lord,
Don't you know how hard it is
Trying to live all alone.
Every day I keep trying to move forward,
But something is driving me, oh, back,
Honey, something?s trying to hold on to me,
To my way of life.
So don't you forget me down here, Lord,
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no,
Ah, ah, don't you forget me, Lord.
Well I don't think I'm any very special
Kind of person down here, I know better,
But I don't think you're gonna find anybody,
Not anybody who could say that they tried like I tried,
The worst you can say all about me
Is that I'm never satisfied. Whoa.
Whoa, oh, oh, work me Lord, hmm, use me Lord,
Please, honey, don't you leave me,
I feel so useless down here.
I can't find me anybody to love me
And I've looked around,
I've looked everywhere, everywhere
And I can't find me anyone to love,
To feel my care.
So honey don't you go and leave me, Lord,
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no,
Honey, don't you go off and leave me, Lord.
Can't I show you how hard it is
Trying to live when you're all alone.
Everyday I keep pushing,
Keep trying to move forward
But something is driving me, oh, back,
And something?s trying to hold on to me,
To my way of life, why.
Oh please, please, oh don't you go and
Forget me down here, don't forget me, Lord.
I think that maybe you can ease me,
Maybe I can help you, said uh whoa,
Oh please, please, don't you go and leave me Lord,
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, whoa, whoa please,
Hmm please, don't you leave me, Lord.


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    oh, i agree.... i watched the woodstock-3 days of peace&music the dvd..they showed her performing this song and i cried. whenever she sings you can just feel her. it's like you've know her all your life...it's crazy and amazing

    ajeankayon January 05, 2006   Link
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    I listen to this song on vicodin and it sounds amazing, and on weed... although all music sounds good on weed.

    ThaJew420on February 29, 2008   Link
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    ahh i love this song!!! why has no one said anything about it???

    savethetrees890on December 05, 2005   Link
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    yeah it's incredable how full of emotion her singing is...even when you just listen to it she can touch me deep down in my soul and make me cry my heart out...just couse you can so so much feel her pain trough the music...

    oldmusicloveron June 15, 2006   Link
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    Janis Joplin was so far ahead of her time, and so unique as well. I cant think of anybody who even comes close. maybe Amy Winehouse, but even then they are still worlds apart...I wonder if there will ever be another singer with even a fraction of her depth....every time i listen to any of her work, I hear something new that I hadn't caught before.. truly amazing to this day....

    shawnbastetton September 16, 2017   Link
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    @Agonazgul2345 Just zip it man, need drugs hah drugs and music has a long history togheter, look it up, Janis knows what im talking about.

    Detobeon July 26, 2020   Link
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    if you need drugs to appreciate this song, then something is wrong with you

    nazgul2345on August 19, 2008   Link

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