BUDDY  HOLLY  LIVES





L Y R I C S

R - S




RAINING IN MY HEART

(B & F Bryant)

 

 

 

The sun is out, the sky is blue

There's not a cloud to spoil the view

But it's raining, raining in my heart

 

The weatherman says clear today

He doesn't know you've gone away

And it's raining, raining in my heart

 

Oh misery, misery

What's gonna become of me ?

 

I tell my blues they mustn't show

But soon these tears are bound to flow

'Cause it's raining, raining in my heart

 

But it's raining, raining in my heart

And it's raining, raining in my heart

 

Oh misery, misery

What's gonna become of me ?

 

I tell my blues they mustn't show

But soon these tears are bound to flow

'Cause it's raining, raining in my heart

Raining in my heart

Raining in my heart

 

 

 

 

 

RAVE ON

(Sonny West - Bill Tilghman - Norman Petty)

 

 

 

A we-a-e-a-ell

 

The little things you say and do

Make me want to-oo be with you-a-hoo

Rave on, it's a crazy feelin' and

I know it's got me reelin'

When you say, I love you, rave on

 

The way you dance a-and hold me tight

The way you kiss and say goodni-hi-hight

Rave on, it's a crazy feelin' and-a

I know it's got me reelin'

When you say, I love you, rave on

 

A-well rave on, a-it's a crazy feelin' and

I know, it's got me reelin'

I'm so glad, that you're revealin'

Your love for me

 

Rave on, rave on and tell me

Tell me, not to be lonely

Tell me, you love me only

Rave on to me

 

 

A-well rave on, a-it's a crazy feelin' and

I know, it's got me reelin'

I'm so glad, that you're revealin'

Your love for me

Rave on, rave on and tell me

Tell me, not to be lonely

Tell me, you love me only

Rave on to me

 

 

 

READY TEDDY

(Blackwell - Marascalco)

  

 

Ready, set, go, man, go,

I got a gal that I love so

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready Teddy to a-rock 'n' roll

 

Well , the flat top cats and the dungaree dolls

Are headed for the gym to the sock hop ball

The joint is really jumpin', the cats are goin' wild

The music really sends me, I dig that crazy style

 

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready ready Teddy to a-rock 'n' roll

 

A-well a-goin' to the corner, pick up my sweetie pie

She's my rock 'n' roll baby, she's the apple of my eye

 

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready ready Teddy to a-rock 'n' roll

 

I'm gonna pull off my shoes, roll up my faded jeans

Grab my rock 'n' roll baby, coming on the scene

I shuffle to the left, I shuffle to the right

Gonna rock 'n' roll till the early early night

 

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready, ready ready Teddy

I'm a-ready ready Teddy to a-rock 'n' roll

 

 

 

 

REAL WILD CHILD

(I'M A WILD ONE)

(J. O'Keefe - D. Owens - J. Greenan)

 

  

Well, I'm just out of school

Like I'm real, real cool

Gotta dance like a fool

Got the message that I've gotta be a wild

I'm a wild one, ooh yay, I'm a wild one

Gonna break loose

Gonna keep a-movin' wild

Gonna keep a-swingin'

Baby I'm a real wild child

 

Gonna meet all my friends

Gonna have myself a ball

Gonna tell my friends

Gonna tell them all

That I'm a wild one, ooh yay, I'm a wild one

Gonna break loose

Gonna keep a-movin' wild

Gonna keep a-swingin'

Baby I'm a real wild child

 

Well, I'm a real wild one

And I like wild fun

In a world gone crazy

Ev'rything seems hazy

I'm a wild one, ooh yay, I'm a wild one

Gonna break loose

Gonna keep a-movin' wild

Gonna keep a-swingin'

Baby I'm a real wild child

 

Not a doubt, not a maybe

I'm a real wild child

Don't-cha pout, my baby

When I start a-runnin' wild

'Cause I'm a wild one, ooh yay, I'm a wild one

Gonna break loose

Gonna keep a-movin' wild

Gonna keep a-swingin'

Baby I'm a real wild child

 

Spoken:

 

Wanna know my name ?

I'm a wild child

Nothin' tame about this Ted

I'm a wild child

You bet, I'm a wild child

 

 

 

 

 

REMINISCING

                                                                        (King Curtis) 

 

 

I'm just sittin' here reminiscin'

Wonderin' who you've been kissin'

Baby, woh-a-oh baby

I've been wanderin' all around

There must be a new guy in town

You don't love me any more

I'll get over you-a-oo baby

Although my heart's still sore

Well, you know my heart's still sore

 

When I think of all the lies you told

You're a junkman, my heart you've sold

You're a cheater and a mean mistreater

When I think of all the fun we had

Kind of makes me feel so sad

I'm lonely for your love

And the longest day I live

It's only you that I'll be thinkin' of

You know I'm thinkin' of

Well, it's you I'm thinkin' of

 

Mm-mm-mm, mm-mm-mm

 

 

 

 RIP IT UP

(Robert A. Blackwell - John S. Marascalco)

 

  

Well it's Saturday night and I just got paid

I'm a fool about my money, don't try to save

My heart says "go go, have a time"

Saturday night and I'm feelin' fine

 

Gonna rock it up, gonna rip it up

Gonna shake it up, gonna ball it up

We're gonna rock it up, and a ball tonight

 

 

Well along about ten I'll be flying high

I'll rock on out unto the sky

I don't care if I spend my dough

It's Saturday night I'm a happy, happy soul 

Gonna rock it up, gonna rip it up

Gonna shake it up, gonna ball it up

Gonna rock it up, and a ball tonight - owww

 

Well along about ten I'll be flying high

I'll rock on out unto the sky

I don't care if I spend my dough

It's Saturday night I'm a happy, happy soul

 

Gonna rock it up, gonna rip it up, gonna rip it up

Gonna shake it up, gonna ball it up

We're gonna rock it up, and a ball tonight

 

  

 

 

                                      

ROCK-A-BYE ROCK

(Buddy Holly)

 

 

Well rock-a-baby, rock-rock-rock

I just love the way you dance

Rock-a-baby, rock-rock-rock

Come on tell me that you can

Rock-rock-rock, we're gonna rock the whole night long

 

Well you dance in here, you dance out there

You powder your face and you comb your hair

Oh rock, well oh rock, oh rock

We're gonna rock, we're gonna rock the whole night long

 

Well you are gonna rock

And hold my hand so tight

I love you more and more, when you dance with all your might

Rock-rock-rock, we're gonna rock the whole night long

 

Well put on your shoes and hit the floor

I'm tellin' you again like I told you before

Oh rock, oh rock, oh rock, yes rock

Oh rock, let's rock, gonna rock the whole night long

 

 


 

ROCK AROUND WITH OLLIE VEE

(Sonny Curtis)

 

  

 

Well we're gonna rock it to the rhythm and the blues tonight

Rock, 'cause everything gonna be alright

'Cause tonight we gonna rock to the rhythm and the blues

 

Well I got a little gal called Ollie Vee

Ollie Vee comes from Memphis, Memphis Tennessee

An' tonight we gonna rock-a-rock around with Ollie Vee

Ollie-Ollie Vee

 

Ollie Vee says she's gonna do me right tonight

I'm gonna wear my blue suede shoes tonight

An' tonight we gonna rock-a-rock around with Ollie Vee

Ollie-Ollie Vee

 

Well we gonna rock it to the rhythm and the blues tonight

Rock, 'cause everything gonna be alright

'Cause tonight we gonna rock to the rhythm and the blues

Go !

 

Well we gonna rock to the rhythm and the blues tonight

Rock, 'cause everything gonna be alright

'Cause tonight we gonna rock to the rhythm and the blues

 

I'm gonna shout, laugh, holler and giggle tonight

I'm gonna shake it just a little in the middle of the night

'Cause tonight we gonna rock-a-rock around with Ollie Vee

Ollie-Ollie Vee

 

Well hey mister cop look out tonight

If you try to put a stop to me tonight

'Cause tonight we gonna rock-a-rock around with Ollie Vee

Ollie Ollie Ollie

 

Well we're gonna rock to the rhythm and the blues tonight

Rock, 'cause everything's gonna be alright

'Cause tonight we gonna rock to the rhythm and the blues

Yeah !

 

Well we're gonna rock it to the rhythm and the blues tonight

Rock 'cause everything gonna be alright

'Cause tonight yeah we're gonna rock to the rhythm and the blues

 

 

 

 

 

ROCK ME MY BABY

(Shorty Long - Susan Heather)

 

 

Well, a-put your arms around me now

And try your best to squeeze me

Love me baby, you now how

Yes, a-rock me my baby

 

Well, I'm rockin' like a hick-o-ry-dick-o-ry-dock

Rock-a-bye my baby

Up and down, around the clock

Well, a-rock me my baby

 

Well, a-plant your kisses on my lips

And make me bubble brightly

Thrill me to my fingertips

Well, a-rock me my baby

 

Well, I'm rockin' like a hick-o-ry-dick-o-ry-dock

Rock-a-bye my baby

Up and down, around the clock

Well, a-rock me my baby

 

Well, a-tell me that you love me too

And say you'll never leave me

No one loves you like I do

So, rock me my baby

 

Well, I'm rockin' like a hick-o-ry-dick-o-ry-dock

Rock-a-bye my baby

Up and down, around the clock

Well, a-rock me my baby

 

 

 

 

Rose of Texas

( From the musical "BUDDY" )

 

  

My little Rose of Texas

Little Rose of Texas

Ever growin` closer to my heart

My little Rose of Texas

Little Rose of Texas

How I hope we never grow apart.

 

All the places I have been

I know that I have never seen

A flower to bloom as beautiful as you

My little Rose of Texas

Little Rose of Texas

The most perfect Rose that Texas ever grew.

 

Play that thing Missy

here wo go now.

 

All the places I have been

I know that I have never seen

A flower to bloom as beautiful as you

My little Rose of Texas

Little Rose of Texas

The most perfect Rose that Texas ever grew.

 

My Rose.

 

 

 

 

SEND ME SOME LOVIN'

(John Marascalco - Lloyd Price)

 

 

 

Send me some loving, send it I pray

How can I love you when you're far away

 

Send me your picture, send it my dear

So I can hold it, pretend you are near 

Can't you send me your kisses, I can feel their touch

I need you so badly, I miss you so much

 

My days are so lonely, my nights are so blue

I'm here and lonely, I'm waiting for you

 

Can't you send me your kisses, I can feel their touch

I miss you so badly, I need you so much

 

My days are so lonely, my nights are so blue

I'm here and I'm lonely, I'm waiting for you

 

 

 

 

 

SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL

(Charles Calhoun)

  

 

Well, get out from that kitchen and a-rattle those pots and pans

Get out from that kitchen and a-rattle those pots and pans

Well, a-roll my breakfast, 'cause I'm a hungry man.

Well, you wear those dresses the sun comes shining through

Yeah, you wear those dresses the sun comes shining through

I don't believe my eyes, I'm gonna dance with only you

 

Well, everybody now -

I said shake rattle and roll, shake rattle and roll

Shake rattle and roll, shake rattle and roll

Well, you won't do right to save your doggone soul

 

I said, over the hill and way down underneath

I said, over the hill and way down underneath

You make me roll my eyes, and baby, make me grit my teeth

Well, I'm like a one-eyed cat peepin' in a sea-food store

I can look at you girl, you don't try no more

 

  

 

 

'SLIPPIN' AND SLIDIN' 

(Richard Penniman, Edwin J. Bocage, Albert Collins, Floyd Smith)

  

 

 

Slippin' and a-slidin', peepin' and a-hidin'

Been told a long time ago-ho-ho-oh-woh

Slippin' and a-slidin', peepin' and a-hidin'

Been told a long time ago-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho

I've been told, baby, you've been bold

I won't be your fool no more

 

Oh, big conniver, nothin' but a jiver

I done got hip to your ji-i-i-i-i-ive

Oh, big conniver, nothin' but a jiver

Done got hip to your ji-i-i-i-i-ive

Slippin' and a-slidin', peepin' and a-hidin'

And I won't a-be your fool no more

 

Oh, my Linda, she's a solid sender

You know you better surrender

Oh, my Linda, she's a solid sender

You know you better surrender

Slippin' and slidin', peepin' and hidin'

And I won't be your fool no more

 

Slippin' and a-slidin', peepin' and a-hidin'

Been told a long time-a time ago-ho-ho-oh-woh

Slippin' and a-slidin', peepin' and a-hidin'

Been told a long time ago-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho

I've been told, baby, you've been bold

I won't be your fool no more

 

 

 

 

 

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFÉ

(Jerry Leiber - Mike Stoller)

 

  

 

One day while I was eating down at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

A-sittin’ there readin’ down at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

A chicken walked in through the door 

That I had never seen before 

At least I never saw her down at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

And it scared me when she sat right down next to me 

 

Her knees were almost touching mine at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

A chill was runnin’ down my spine at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

I could smell her sweet perfume 

She smiled and made my heart go boom 

And everybody in the room at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

They said, “Be careful - that chick belongs to Smokey Joe” 

 

And from behind the counter - I saw a man 

A chef’s hat on his head and a knife in his hand 

He grabbed me by the collar and began to shout 

“You better eat up all your beans, boy and clear right on out!” 

 

Well, I know I’ll never eat again at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

And so I’ll never see again at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

I’d rather eat my chili beans at Jim’s or Jack’s or John’s or Gene’s 

Than take my chances eating down at Smokey Joe’s Cafe 

I risked my life when that Smokey Joe’s a crazy fool


  

 

 

 Soft Place In My Heart


(Bob Montgomery)

 

  

 

I've got a soft place in my heart for you 

And the dreams it's caused no one will ever know 

 

I guess you know dear my love has always been true 

Now there's nothing left to say or do but go 

 

These bitter tears I've shed for you are all in vain 

But if you decide you want me back again 

 

Just come back dear and I'll no longer be so blue 

I've got a soft place in my heart, my darling, for you 

 

These bitter tears I've shed for you are all in vain 

But if you decide you want me back again 

 

Just come back dear and I'll no longer be so blue 

I've got a soft place in my heart, my darling, for you

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

STAY CLOSE TO ME

(Buddy Holly)

 

  

 

Stay close to me (stay close to me) give me your heart 

Then you will see (then you will see) we'll never part 

 

Stay-a-ay close to me (stay close to me) tell me-e you're mine 

When you're with me (when you're with me) true love we'll find 

 

(Doo-doo-doo-dum) Days will come and go-o-o-o (Dum-dum-dum-dum) 

Stronger (stronger) (Doo-doo-doo-dum) you'll find our love will grow 

 

So stay-a-ay close to me (stay close to me) tell me-e you're mine 

When you're with me (when you're with me) true love we'll find 

 

(Doo-doo-doo-dum) Days will come and go-o-o-o (Dum-dum-dum-dum) 

Stronger (stronger) (Doo-doo-doo-dum) you'll find our love will grow 

 

So stay-a-ay close to me (stay close to me) tell me-e you're mine 

When you're with me (when you're with me) true love we'll find