Baby It Must Be Love
DESCRIPTION: Singer says: he's "groggy in his knees"; she "makes me think the world's all mine"; "they make you give up every thing"; "make King Edward give up his crown." "Baby, it must be love"
AUTHOR: Blind Willie McTell
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (USWMcTell01)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage nonballad royalty
1936 - Abdication of Edward VIII and his marriage to Wallis Simpson
Blind Willie McTell, "King Edward Blues" (on USWMcTell01)
cf. "King Edwards" (subject, form of some lines)
NOTES: McTell: "I'm going to sing a song that I made myself off the notable, honorable, King Edward: 'Baby it Must Be Love.'" - BS
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