Looking For An Echo

Album: Vance 32 (1975)
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  • At Erasmus Hall High School, we used to harmonize
    Me and Benny and Aaron and two Italian guys
    We were singing oldies, but they were newies then
    And today when I play my old 45's, I remember when

    We'd practice in a subway, in a lobby or a hall
    Crowded in a doorway, singing doo wops to the wall
    And if we went to a party and they wouldn't let us sing
    We'd lock ourselves in the bathroom, and nobody could get in

    'Cause we were looking for an echo, an answer to our sound
    A place to be in harmony
    A place we almost found

    And the girls would gather 'round us, and our heads would really swell
    We'd sing songs by the Moonglows, the Harptones, and the Dells
    And when we sang "Sincerely," we really sang it high
    Even though it was falsetto, we almost reached the sky

    We've sung a lot of changes since 1955
    And a lot of bad arrangements we've tried to harmonize
    Now we've turned into oldies, but we were newies then
    And today when I play my old 45's, I remember when

    We were looking for an echo, an answer to our sound
    A place to be in harmony
    A place we almost found Writer/s: RICHARD REICHEG
    Publisher: Royalty Network, Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 1

  • Mario from MdfSo I added this song to my Spotify playlist
    Low and behold words changed
    “ two Italian guys“
    Changed to something inaudible?
    Why ? PC ?
    I’m Italian and it was the best part of the song .
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