I Who Have Nothing

Story Behind The Song

Found this song song on a tv show and looked it up, found it was something I could relate to and know just how I would sing it.

Song Description

Someone who loves another and knows can never have that love returned....the one who loves sings a lament for a love never to be

Song Length 2:51 Genre Pop - General, Pop - Classic
Tempo Slow (71 - 90) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Moving, Heartbreaking Subject Sadness, Unrequited Love
Language English Era 1960 - 1969


I, I Who have nothing
I, I Who have no-one
Adore you and want you so
I'm just a know one
with nothing to give you but, oh
..............I Love You............

You, you buy her diamonds
Bright sparkling diamonds
but believe me, dear when I say
that she can give you the world,
but she will never love you the way ...
..............I Love You.............

You can take any place she wants,
fancy clubs and restaurants..
I can only watch you
with my nose pressed up against
the window.pane

I, I who have nothing
I, I who have no-one
must watch you go waltzing by
wrapped in the arms of somebody else
but darling it is I ....who ...love... you
...............I Love You..................

This song popped up under the POP category, which I think does not do it justice, since it has a musical/brodaway/movie quality to it. The instrumental has been chosen very effectively to add extra drama to the lyrics. Although there are elements in there that remind of other songs, the overall structure and feel is different enough to stand on its own feet and shone. I am very sorry, but I do not have references in this case as this is not the type of song and genre I normally listen to. It is a surprising song and the artistry of it demands a next step to take this song to where it deserves to be.

Nicely recorded and performed... this sad, melancholy song is a theatrical piece suited well for TV/Film placement. Instrumentation, production and lead vocal all work well together to create this sad but effective piece. Nice job.

The music is simply amazing the Bass Harmonics the arrangement the approach - stunning!

A beautiful song !

Sad, but touching and well done piece with great vocals and orchestration. The strings are well placed and very effective.

Lyrics Joe Sentieri/Mike Stoller Music Carlo Donida/Jerry Leiber
Producer Joe Podlesny Publisher can not find
Performance Delta Burnett Reed/music arrangerJoe Podlesny Label Avocet studio
This track is on 9 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Cyndi Corkran Delta Burnett Reed 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Awsome vocals 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Contemplative lyrics 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Best pop 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Dreamy 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Songs of Heartbreak 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Love Songs 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Songs of mystery & beauty 12/23/2018
Cyndi Corkran Songs of Regret 12/23/2018

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