If You Don't Want Me
DESCRIPTION: "If you don't want me, baby, Got to have me anyhow." The singer asks his woman what she has in mind and tells her "you can't quit me"
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (MJHurt04)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad lover
Mississippi John Hurt, "If You Don't Want Me" (on MJHurt04; MJHurt05)
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