Give Me Just a Little More Time

Album: Chairmen of the Board (1970)
Charted: 3 3
  • Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow
    Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow

    Life's too short to make a mistake
    Let's think of each other and hesitate
    Young and impatient we may be
    There's no need to act foolishly
    If we part our hearts won't forget it
    Years from now we'll surely regret it

    Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow
    Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow

    You're young and you're in a hurry
    You're eager for love but don't you worry
    We both want the sweetness in life
    But these things don't come overnight
    Don't give up 'cause love's been slow
    Girl, we're gonna succeed with another blow

    Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow
    Baby please baby
    Baby please baby

    Love is that mountain we must climb
    Let's climb it together your hand in mine
    We haven't known each other too long
    But the feeling I have is oh so strong
    I know we can make it, there's no doubt
    We owe it to ourselves to find it out, just

    Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow
    Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow

    Give me just a little more time
    And our love will surely grow
    Baby, please baby
    Baby, please baby Writer/s: EDYTHE WAYNE, RONALD DUNBAR
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Leonard Starr from Steub. Oh.The showmen and Chairmen of the board are one & same !
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyPer: {01-13-2018}...
    Danny Woods, singer with the Detroit-based Chairmen of the Board on such hits as "Give Me Just A Little More Time" (#3 in 1970) and "Pay To The Piper" (#13 in 1971), died Friday (January 12th, 2018).The Atlanta native was 73...
    The group was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 1999...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 16th 1970, the Chairmen of the Board performed "Give Me Just a Little More Time" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Two months earlier on March 15th, 1970 it had peaked at #3 {for 1 week} and stayed on the Top 100 for 15 weeks...
    It reached #8 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    On the same 'Bandstand' show the quartet also performed "You Got Me Dangling On A String"; at the time it was at #59 on the Top 100, and on June 7th, 1970 it would peak at #38 {for 1 week} and it spent 9 weeks on the chart...
    They had four other Top 100 records; "Everything's Tuesday" {#38}, "Pay to the Piper" {#13}, "Chairmen of the Board" {#42}, and "Finder's Keepers" {#59}.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhOkay, about this song, "Give Me Just A Little More Time". It rocks. Loved it when I was 12 years old and it was popular. Never knew till now, 2012, that the group was comprised of black members. I love the part in the song where the singer does the 'brrrrrrrrrr'. And the way he sings and pleads the whole way through, as tho there truly is a tear in his voice. This tune is not played often enough on oldies radio.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhWow. Who knew? I followed the Songfacts link to "more songs written by Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland or Brian Holland, and here's an amazing list:
    (Love Is Like a) Heat Wave - Martha & the Vandellas
    1-2-3 - Len Barry
    Baby I Need Your Loving - The Four Tops
    Baby Love - The Supremes
    Band of Gold - Freda Payne
    Bernadette - The Four Tops
    Can I Get A Witness - Marvin Gaye
    Come and Get These Memories - Martha & the Vandellas
    Forever Came Today - The Supremes
    Give Me Just a Little More Time - Chairmen of the Board
    How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You - Marvin Gaye
    I Hear a Symphony - The Supremes
    In and Out of Love - The Supremes
    Jimmy Mack - Martha & the Vandellas
    Leaving Here - Eddie Holland
    Love Is Here and Now You're Gone - The Supremes
    Nothing But Heartaches - The Supremes
    Nowhere to Run - Martha & the Vandellas
    Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes
    Reach Out I'll Be There - The Four Tops
    Reflections - The Supremes
    Stop! In the Name of Love - The Supremes
    Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) - The Doobie Brothers
    The Happening - The Supremes
    There's A Ghost In My House - R. Dean Taylor
    This Old Heart Of Mine - The Isley Brothers
    When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes - The Supremes
    Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes
    You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes
    You Keep Me Hangin' On - The Supremes
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