Oh yes, this is true southern soul and I've fallen in love with this beautiful love song. William Bell lost his girl and says that he's hoping and praying that she'll come back and make everything alright. He never meant to hurt her and he's sorry that he let her go - he needs her love so bad. Beautiful! "I Need Your Love So Bad" can be found on his "On A Roll" CD.
William Bell has a phenomenal background and you should read his bio: http://www.williambell.com/index.html. The man even has his own label!
Southern Soul Paradise