With You I'm Born Again

Album: Billy Preston & Syreeta (1980)
Charted: 2 4
  • Come bring me your softness
    Comfort me through all this madness
    Woman, don't you know with you I'm born again?
    Come give me your sweetness
    Now there's you, there is no weakness
    Woman, don't you know with you I'm born again?

    I was half not whole, in step with none
    Reaching through this world, in need of one
    Come show me your kindness
    In your arms I now I'll find this
    Woman, don't you know with you I'm born again?
    Lying safe with you I'm born again

    Come bring me your softness
    Comfort me through all this madness
    Lying safe within your arms, I'm born again
    Come give me your sweetness
    Now there's you, there is no weakness
    Lying safe within your arms, I'm born again

    I was half not whole, in step with none
    Reaching through this world, in need of one
    Come show me your kindness
    In your arms I now I'll find this
    Lying safe within your arms, I'm born again
    Lying safe with you I'm born again Writer/s: CAROL CONNORS, DAVID SHIRE, DAVID L SHIRE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1979 {April 7th} Billy Preston & Syreeta performed "With You I'm Born Again" and "Go For It"* on the nationally syndicated television program, 'Soul Train'...
    Both songs were featured in the Gabe Kaplan movie 'Fast Break', the film had it's world premier in New York City on March 2nd, 1979...
    "With You I'm Born Again" entered Billboard's Top 100 chart at position #98 on December 2nd, 1979, nineteen weeks later on April 13th, 1980 it would peak at #4 {for 4 weeks} and it spent over a half-year on the Top 100 {29 weeks}...
    And on January 13th, 1980 "With You I'm Born Again" peaked at #2 {for 2 weeks} on the United Kingdom's Singles chart, for the two weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "Brass In Pocket" by the Pretenders...
    The duo of Billy Preston & Syreeta had one other Top 100 record, "One More Time For Love", it reached #52 {for 2 weeks} on July 13th, 1980 and stayed on the chart for ten weeks...
    Sadly, both Billy and Syreeta passed way at a young age; Mr. Preston at the age of 59 on June 6th, 2006 and Ms. Wright at the aged of 57 on July 6th, 2004...
    May they both and Don Cornelius {1936 - 2012} R.I.P.
    * "Go For It" was used as the theme song for the movie 'Fast Break'...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 15, 1980, Billy Preston and Syreeta were guests on the syndicated television program 'The Merv Griffin Show'...
    At the time the duo's "One More Time For Love" was in it's first of two weeks at #52 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and that was also it's peak position on the chart, it spent 10 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #72 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    The duo had one other Top 100 record, "With You I'm Born Again", it peaked at #4 on the Top 100 and on April 6th, 1980 it reached #2 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart, the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was"Lost In Love" by Air Supply...
    Sadly, both Billy and Syreeta passed way at a young age; Mr. Preston at the age of 59 on June 6th, 2006 and Ms. Wright at the aged of 57 on July 6th, 2004...
    May they both R.I.P.
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