This song is a ballad of commitment sung by the character Nancy from the musical Oliver! about her relationship with her boyfriend Bill Sykes.
Melinda Doolittle - March 20, 2007
Notable Recorded Versions
- Original Broadway cast of Oliver! (1960)
- Shirley Bassey (1967)
- Cast of the film Oliver! (1968)
Key Lyric Phrase
As long as he needs me
I know where I must be
I'll cling on steadfastly
As long as he needs me.
She’s not there