Don't Play That Song (You Lied)

Album: Don't Play That Song! (1962)
Charted: 11
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  • Don't play it no more
    Don't play it no more
    Don't play it no more
    No, no, no, no, no, no, no

    Don't play that song for me
    It brings back memories
    Of days that I once knew
    The days I spent with you

    Oh no, don't let it play
    It fills my heart with pain
    Please stop it right away
    I remember just-a what it said

    It said (Darling, I love you)
    You know that you lied
    (Darling, I love you)
    You know that you lied

    (Darling, I love you)
    You know that you lied(whoa), you lied(whoa)
    You

    Don't play it no more
    Don't play it no more
    Don't play it no more
    No, no, no, no, no, no, no

    I remember on our first date
    You kissed me and you walked away
    You were only seventeen
    I never thought you'd act so mean

    You said (Darling, I love you)
    But, baby, you lied
    (Darling, I love you)
    Yes, baby, you lied
    (Darling, I love you)

    Mmm, you know you lied (whoa), oh
    (Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa)
    (Darling, I love you)
    You know that you lied, darlin'
    (Darling, I love you)

    You know that you lied
    (Darling, I love you)
    You know that you lied (whoa), you lied (whoa)
    You

    Go on and hurt me, baby
    Do what you will But baby you told me you loved me
    You told me you cared
    you said, "I'll go with you darling almost anywhere
    But darling, you know that you lied, lied, lied, lied, lied Writer/s: Ahmet Ertegun, Betty Nelson
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 2

  • Eddie from Memphis, TennesseeWho played bass guitar on the original studio recording of Aretha Franklin's "Don't Play That Song For Me"? Was it a guy whose first name was Tommy? Please answer. Thank You
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1962 {May 20th} Ben E. King's "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)" peaked at #2 for 4 weeks on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles* chart, the four weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for those four weeks was "I Can't Stop Loving You" by Ray Charles...
    "Don't Play That Song" reached #11 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart...
    Between 1960 and 1980 the Henderson, North Carolina native, as a solo artist, had twenty five records on the Hot R&B Singles chart, five made the Top 10 with two reaching #1, "Stand By Me" for 4 weeks in 1961 and "Supernatural Thing - Part One" for 1 week in 1975...
    Besides the above three records, his other two Top 10 records were "Amor" {#10 in 1961},and "Do It In The Name Of Love" {#4 in 1975}...
    Two of his twenty five charted records were duets with the Average White Band, "Get It Up" {#21 in 1977} and "A Star In The Ghetto" {#25 in 1977}...
    Ben E. King, born Benjamin Earl Nelson, passed away at the age of 76 on April 30th, 2015...
    May he R.I.P.
    * And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot R&B Singles' Top 10 on May 20th, 1962:
    At #3. "Soldier Boy" by The Shirelles
    #4. "Mashed Potato Time" by Dee Dee Sharp
    #5. "The One Who Really Loves You" by Mary Wells
    #6. "Night Train" by James Brown and The Famous Flames
    #7. "Any Day Now" by Chuck Jackson
    #8. "I Found A Love" by The Falcons
    #9. "Soul Twist" by King Curtis
    #10. "Snap Your Fingers" by Joe Henderson
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