Come Back And Stay

Album: No Parlez (1983)
Charted: 4 22
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Songfacts®:

  • This was written by Jack Lee, who also wrote Blondie's hit "Hangin' on the Telephone."
  • This was Paul Young's debut hit in the US. In the UK, it was the follow up to his chart-topping "Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)."
  • Paul Young met his future wife Stacey Smith while making the video for this song.

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 24th 1984, Paul Young performed "Come Back and Stay" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #27 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; eight days later on April 1st, 1984 it would peak at #22 for one week...
    It would reach #1 on Germany, New Zealand, and Switzerland...
    And on the same 'Bandstand' show he also performed "Love of the Common People"; it peaked at #45 on June 24th, 1984 on the Top 100, and reached #1 in Ireland and the Netherlands.
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