“Love Somebody, Yes I Do”


"Love somebody, yes I do (x3), Love somebody, but I won't tell who. Love somebody, yes I do (x3), And I hope somebody loves me too." "...Love somebody, yes I do, 'Tween sixteen and twenty-two."

Cross references


  • Arkansas Barefoot Boys ,"I Love Somebody" (OKeh 45217, 1928)
  • Crook Brothers String Band, "Love Somebody" (Victor V-40099, 1929)
  • Sid Harkreader, "Love Somebody" (Vocalion 14887, 1924)
  • Land Norris, "I Love Somebody" (OKeh 45033, c. 1926; rec. 1925; on CrowTold02)


  1. Sandburg, pp. 140-141, "Love Somebody, Yes I Do" (1 short text, 1 tune)
  2. Chase, p. 206, "I Love Somebody, Yes I Do" (1 tune, presumably this piece)
  3. Silber-FSWB, p. 141, "Love Somebody, Yes I Do" (1 text)
  4. BI, San140


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1924 (recording, Sid Harkreader)
Keywords: love nonballad