Wooden Heart    (1827)

Can't you see I love you
Please don't break my heart in two
That's not hard to do
'Cause I don't have a wooden heart
And if you say goodbye
Then I know that I would cry
Maybe I would die
'Cause I don't have a wooden heart

There's no strings upon this love of mine
It was always you from the start
Treat me nice
Treat me good
Treat me like you really should
'Cause I'm not made of wood
And I don't have a wooden heart

Muss i denn, muss i denn
Zum Städtele hinaus
Städtele hinaus
Und du, mein schat, bleibst hier?

There's no strings upon this love of mine
It was always you from the start
Sei mir gut
Sei mir gut
Sei mir wie du wirklich sollst
Wie du wirklich sollst
'Cause I don't have a wooden heart

Lyrics by Berthold Kaempfert, Kay Twomey, Fred Wise and Ben Weisman.
Recorded by Theodore Pusinelli and Hackert (1901); Elvis Presley (1960).
Based on a Swabian folk tune Muß i' denn zum Städtele hinaus
(Swabia was a medieval duchy in what is now south-western Germany).
Used in the Elvis Presley film "G.I. Blues" (1961).
Muß i' denn zum Städtele hinaus


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