Song Lyric Sunday: Come On

This  weeks   Song Lyric  Sunday , inspired  by Helen Espinosa  at  This thing  called  life one word at a  time    is  Come on  by  The Rolling Stones.
Pingback rules there also.

This  was  the very first  record I bought  with my own money. ( and I do  mean record  it was a 45″ vinyl ) in June  1963. I was  about  10yrs  old  and  I had  saved  up  for  months. I  think, no  I  am sure it  was  6 shillings and 9pennies  in old  money which is circa  34pence in today’s  money .

The  shop I  bought  it  from was an old  corner shop halfway between  my  home and my  school…… well it  was if  you took a slight detour!  I went in every  day  to see if  he had  the record  in for a fortnight  and  then when it was in  I went in three days  running  to make sure he was saving me a copy because I  could not  buy it until I had  that week’s pocket  money. He  must  of  got really  fed up  with me.

Anyway  when I  did  finally  g0t  my  hands  on my copy  of  Come On  I  rushed  home  to play it  on  our old Dansette  record player  ( well my  sister’s  and brother’s  had  been using it  to  death  before  me). I played it  and played  it  on repeat   until Mum  and  Dad   asked  me to  STOP!

So  here it is  my  first  ever record purchase Come On by  The Rolling  Stone’s , written  by Chuck Berry.

 

“Come On”
(originally by Chuck Berry)

Everything is wrong since me and my baby parted
All day long I’m walkin’ ’cause I couldn’t get my car started
Laid off from my job and I can’t afford to check it
I wish somebody’d come along and run into it and wreck itCome on, since me and my baby parted
Come on, I can’t get started
Come on, I can’t afford to check
I wish somebody’d come along and run into it and wreck it

Everything is wrong since I’ve been without you
Ev’ry night I lay awake thinkin’ about you
Ev’ry time the phone rings it sounds like thunder
Some stupid guy try’n’ to reach another number

Come on, since I’ve been without you
Come on, always thinkin’ about you
Come on, phone sounds like thunder
Some stupid guy try’n’ to reach another number

Everything is wrong since I last saw you, baby
I really wanna see you and I don’t mean maybe
I’m doin’ ev’rything try’n’ to make you see
That I belong to you, hon, and you belong to me

Come on, I wanna see you, baby
Come on, I don’t mean maybe
Come on, I’m try’n’ to make you see
That I belong to you and you belong to me

Come on, I gotta see you, baby
Come on, I don’t mean maybe
Come on, I’ve gotta make you see
That I belong to you and you belong to me

Come on, come on, come on, come on

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