Touch Me in the Morning

Album: Touch Me in the Morning (1973)
Charted: 9 1
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  • Touch me in the morning
    Then just walk away
    We don't have tomorrow
    But we had yesterday

    Wasn't it me who said that Nothing good's gonna last forever?
    And wasn't it me who said, Let's just be glad for the time together?
    It must've been hard to tell me
    That you've given all you had to give
    I can understand you're feeling that way
    Everybody's got their life to live

    Well, I can say goodbye in the cold morning light
    But I can't watch love die in the warmth of the night
    If I've got to be strong
    Don't you know I need to have tonight when you're gone?
    Till you go I need to lie here and think about
    The last time that you'll touch me in the morning
    Then just close the door
    Leave me as you found me, empty like before

    Wasn't it yesterday We used to laugh at the wind behind us?
    Didn't we run away and hope that time wouldn't try to find us (Didn't we run)
    Didn't we take each other to a place where no one's ever been?
    Yeah, I really need you near me tonight
    'Cause you'll never take me there again

    Let me watch you go with the sun in my eyes
    We've seen how love can grow
    Now we'll see how it dies
    If I've got to be strong
    Don't you know I need to have tonight when you're gone?
    Till you go I need to hold you until the time
    Your hands reach out and touch me
    In the morning (Mornings where blue and gold and we could feel one another living)
    Then just walk away (We walked with a dream to hold and we could take what the world was giving)
    We don't have tomorrow (There's no tomorrow here, there's only love and the time to chase it)
    But we had yesterday
    (But yesterday's gone my love, there's only now and it's time to face it) touch me in the morning Writer/s: Michael Masser, Ron Miller
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 3

  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenTo add to what Barry said, this song was recorded in the early morning hours, as was Ross's custom as she raised her children. One of her daughters said Diana would put them to bed and record all night, in order to wake and “touch" them the next morning.
  • Tony from San DiegoAbsolutely love this song. Diana is so sexy and vulnerable on this one.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOne morning song bumps another out of the top spot; Diana Ross' "Touch Me in the Morning" replaced Maureen McGovern's "The Morning After" as the No. 1 record on 08-18-1973!!!
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