Album: Lionel Richie (1982)
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  • Girl, tell me only this
    That I'll have your heart for always
    And you want me by your side
    Whispering the words "I'll always love you"

    And forever
    I will be your lover
    And I know if you really care
    I will always be there

    I need to tell you this
    There's no other love like your love
    And I, as long as I live
    I'll give you all the joy
    My heart and soul can give

    Let me hold you
    I need to have you near me
    And I feel with you in my arms
    This love will last forever

    Because I'm truly
    Truly in love with you, girl
    I'm truly head over heels with your love
    I need you, and with your love I'm free
    And truly, you know you're all right

    With me Writer/s: Lionel Richie
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  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1982 {October 23rd} Lionel Richie performed "Truly" on the ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time "Truly" was at position #36 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, seven weeks later it would peak at #1 {for 2 weeks} and it spent eighteen weeks on the Top 100...
    And on November 7th, 1982 "Truly" peaked at #2 {for 9 weeks} on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, for the nine weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for those nine weeks was "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye...
    Between 1981 and 2006 the Tuskegee, Alabama native, as a solo artist, had twenty records on the Hot R&B Singles chart, fourteen made the Top 10 with five* reaching #1, "Endless Love", with Diana Ross, for 7 weeks in 1981, "All Night Long" for 7 weeks in 1983, "Hello" for 3 weeks in 1984, "Say You, Say Me" for 2 weeks in 1986, and "Do It To Me" for 1 week in 1992...
    Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. will celebrate his 71st birthday come next June 20th, 2020...
    * He just missed having three more #1 records when his "You Are", "Love Will Conquer All", and the above "Truly", all peaked at #2 on the Hot R&B Singles chart...
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