Verse 1:

Ain’t nothing so bad
as a man that knows you love him,
nothing so bad
as a man who puts you down.

Ain’t nothing so bad
as a man who takes advantage,
nothing so bad
as a man who plays around.

Turnaround:

Nothing so bad as a man who puts you down.
Nothing so bad as a man who plays around.

 

Verse 2:

Ain’t nothing so good
as a girl that knows you love her,
nothing so good
as a girl who wants you to.

Ain’t nothing so good
as a girl who makes you happy,
nothing so good
as a girl who tells the truth.

Turnaround:

Nothing so good as a girl who wants you to.
Nothing so good as a girl who tells the truth.

 

Breakdown:

Ain’t nothing so bad,
ain’t nothing so good.
Ain’t nothing so bad,
ain’t nothing so good.
Ain’t nothing so bad,
ain’t nothing so good.
Ain’t nothing so bad.

 

Verse 3:

Ain’t nothing so bad
as a man that knows you love him,
nothing so bad
as a man who puts you down.

Ain’t nothing so bad
as a man who takes advantage,
nothing so bad
as a man who plays around.

Turnaround:

Nothing so bad as a man who puts you down.
Nothing so bad as a man who plays around.

 

Breakdown:

Ain’t nothing so bad,
ain’t nothing so good.
Ain’t nothing so bad,
ain’t nothing so good.
Ain’t nothing so bad,
ain’t nothing so good.
Ain’t nothing so bad.

 

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