Half The Way

Album: Miss The Mississippi (1979)
Charted: 15
  • Half The Way
    Crystal Gayle
    (Bobby Wood & Ralph Murphy)

    Half of your love is just not what I'm after
    Part of your world is just not what I need
    Some of your time is like one glass of water
    Just leaves me thirsty for wine

    So fill me up to the top
    Wo don't you stop till I'm over-flowing
    Love is the seed and, babe, I need you
    To keep it growing
    Stronger every day; Oh, no
    Don't take me half the way
    Don't take me half the way.

    Never before have I settled for second
    All of my life I have hungered for more
    Now I can see where your sweet love can lead me
    This is what I've waited for

    Half of your love is just not what I'm after
    Part of your world is just not what I need
    Now I can see where your sweet love can lead me
    This is what I've waited for Writer/s: RALPH MURPHY, RALPH JAMES MURPHY, BOBBY WOOD
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Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1979 {October 28th} Crystal Gayle's "Half The Way"* peaked at #2 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, for the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "You Decorated My Life" by Kenny Rogers...
    And on December 8th, 1979 It reached #1 {for1 week} on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart...
    Between 1970 and 1990 the Paintsville, Kentucky native had forty-three records on the Hot Country Singles chart, thirty-three made the Top 10 with eighteen reaching #1...
    Four of her forty-three chanted records were duets, three with Gary Morris and one with Eddie Rabbit...
    Crystal Gayle, born Brenda Gail Webb, will celebrate her 70th birthday in three months on January 9th, 2021...
    * "Half The Way" was Crystal Gayle's second of three of her records to peak at #2 on the Hot Country Singles chart, her other two #2 records were "I'll Do It All Over Again {1977} and "I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love" {1984}...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot Country Singles' Top 10 on October 28th, 1979:
    At #3. 'All The Gold In California" by Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers
    #4. "Come With Me" by Waylon Jennings
    #5. "Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)" by Gene Watson
    #6. ""My Own Kind of Hat"/"Heaven Was A Drink of Wine" by Merle Haggard
    #7. "Broken Hearted Me" by Anne Murray
    #8. "Blue Kentucky Girl" by Emmylou Harris
    #9. "Blind In Love" by Mel Tillis
    #10. "Put Your Clothes Back On" by Joe Stampley
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1979 {September 28th} Crystal Gayle's "Half The Way"* peaked at #2 {for 3 weeks} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, for its first two weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "You Decorated My Life" by Kenny Rogers, and for its third week at #2, "Come With Me" by Waylon Jennings was in the top spot...
    Three months later on December 8th, 1979 "Half The Way" reached #1 {for 1 week} on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart...
    Between 1970 and 1990 the Paintsville, Kentucky native had fifty-two records on the Hot Country Singles chart, thirty-four made the Top 10 with eighteen reaching #1...
    Four of her fifty-two charted records were duets, three with Gary Morris and one with Eddie Rabbit...
    Crystal Gayle, born Brenda Gail Webb, will celebrate her 70th birthday in four months on January 9th, 2021...
    * "Half The Way" was Crystal Gayle's second of three of her records to peak at #2 on the Hot Country Singles chart, her other two #2 records were "I'll Do It All Over Again" for one week in May of 1979 and "I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love" for two weeks in May of 1984...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot Country Singles' Top 10 on September 28th, 1979:
    At #3. "All The Gold In California" by Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers Band
    #4. "Come With Me" by Waylon Jennings
    #5. "Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)" by Gene Watson
    #6. "My Own Kind of Hat"/"Heaven Was A Drink of Wine" by Merle Haggard
    #7. "Broken Hearted Me" by Anna Murray
    #8. "Blue Kentucky Girl" by Emmylou Harris
    #9. "Blind In Love" by Mel Tillis
    #10. "Put Your Clothes Back On" by Joe Stampley
  • Bliss from IllinoisThis song sounds a lot like philadelphia freedom as they both open
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