Songwriter/Performer: Lionel Richie
Category: 80s

This was Lionel Richie's very first solo single he released on his self-titled debut album in 1982. It promptly went to number one on the charts and garnered him a Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - not bad for your first try!

I've had this in my wedding music binder for many years, though it hasn't been as popular a choice lately. However, it would make a great song for a retro '80s-style ceremony!

Sheet music (piano/vocal, can be piano solo)


Girl, tell me only this
That I'll have your heart for always
And you want me by your side
Whispering the words I'll always love you

And forever I will be your lover
And I know if you really care
I will always be there

Now I need to tell you this
There's no other love like your love
And I, as long as I live,
I'll give you all the joy
My heart and soul can give

Let me hold you
I need to have you near me
And I feel with you in my arms
This love will last forever

Because I'm truly
Truly in love with you girl
I'm truly head over heels with your love
I need you, and with your love I'm free
And truly, you know you're alright with me

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