I wants to stay here, But I ain`t worthy. You is too decent to understan`. For when I see him he hypnotize me. When he take hold of me with his hot hand. Someday I know he`s coming back to call me. He`s goin` to handle me an` hold me so. It`s goin` to be like dyin`, Porgy, deep inside me - But when he calls, I know I have to go.
If dere warn`t no Crown, Bess, if dere was only jus` you an` Porgy, what den?
I loves you, Porgy, Don` let him take me, Don` let him handle me an` drive me mad. If you kin keep me, I wants to stay here wid you forever, An` I`d be glad.
There, there, Bess, you don` need to be afraid no mo`, You`s picked up happiness and laid yo` worries down. You goin` to live easy, you goin` to live high. You goin` to outshine every woman in dis town. An` remember, when Crown come that`s my business, Bess!
I loves you, Porgy, Don` let him take me Don` let him handle me With his hot han` If you kin keep me I wants to stay here wid you forever. I got my man.
What you think I is, anyway, To let dat dirty houn` dog steal my woman? If you wants to stay wid Porgy, you goin` stay. You got a home now, Honey, an` you got love. So no mo` cryin`, can`t you understan`? You goin` to go about yo` business, singin` `cause You got Porgy, you got a man.