Wishin' And Hopin'

Album: The Very Best of Dusty Springfield (1963)
Charted: 6
  • Wishin' and hopin' and thinkin' and prayin'
    Plannin' and dreamin' each night of his charms
    That won't get you into his arms
    So if you're lookin' to find love you can share
    All you gotta do is hold him and kiss him and love him
    And show him that you care

    Show him that you care just for him
    Do the things he likes to do
    Wear your hair just for him, 'cause
    You won't get him
    Thinkin' and a-prayin', wishin' and a-hopin'

    'Cause wishin' and hopin' and thinkin' and prayin'
    Plannin' and dreamin' his kisses will start
    That won't get you into his heart
    So if you're thinkin' of how great true love is

    All you gotta do is hold him and kiss him and squeeze him and love him
    Yeah, just do it
    And after you do, you will be his

    You gotta show him that you care just for him
    Do the things he likes to do
    Wear your hair just for him, 'cause
    You won't get him
    Thinkin' and a-prayin', wishin' and a-hopin'

    'Cause wishin' and hopin' and thinkin' and prayin'
    Plannin' and dreamin' his kisses will start
    That won't get you into his heart
    So if you're thinkin' of how great true love is

    All you gotta do is hold him and kiss him and squeeze him and love him
    Yeah, just do it
    And after you do, you will be his
    You will be his
    You will be his Writer/s: HAL DAVID, BURT BACHARACH
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Camille from Toronto, OhI also like Dionne Warwick's version of the song.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhDusty Springfield's voice is fabulous. She epitomizes the feminine sound of the 60s.
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiMSD-Michigan School FOr The Deaf did a wonderful job with this song.Whenever I hear this song,I have the urge to try and sign it,I can sign.Not expertly.
  • Pearl from Mayer, AzThis song is also featured in the movie Tin Men.
  • Steve Dotstar from Los Angeles, CaOne of the best records I've ever heard...for a composer(Burt) that doesn't like
    "vanilla chords" (c, f and g, etc)..he created along with Hal David the foundation for a great record along with Dusty's great voice!
    Who was the arranger? Ivor Raymonde or Johnny Franz? a greatjob.
    Steveo
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