Album: The Best of Little Anthony (1965)
Charted: 10
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  • I know you
    Don't know what I'm goin' through
    Standing here
    Looking at you

    Well, let me tell you that it
    (Hurt) Hurts so bad (hurts so bad)
    It makes me feel so sad (hurts so bad)
    It makes me hurt so bad
    To see you again

    Like needles and pins, people say
    You've been making out okay
    She's in love, don't stand in her way

    Well, let me tell you that it
    (Hurt) Hurts so bad (hurts so bad)
    It makes me feel so sad (hurts so bad)
    It's gonna hurt so bad
    If you walk away

    Why don't you stay and let me make it up to you
    (Stay) I'll do anything you want me to
    You loved me before
    Please love me again
    I can't let you go back to him

    Please don't go, please don't go
    Oh, hurts so bad
    Come back, it hurts so bad
    Don't make it hurt so bad
    I'm beggin' you please Writer/s: Bobby Hart, Bobby Weinstein, Teddy Randazzo
    Publisher: MUSIC SALES CORPORATION, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • AnonymousBelieve it or not, this song by Little Anthony played on the music system of my dentist as I was having a root canal procedure! We had to stop the procedure because we laughed so much! Thanks Little Anthony!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 27th 1961, Teddy Randazzo was a guest on the Dick Clark ABC-TV network weekday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand'...
    Can't find if he performed on this 'Bandstand' appearance; but between 1958 and 1963 he had three records make Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, "Little Serenade" {#66 in 1958}, "The Way of a Clown" {#44 in 1960}, and "Big Wide World" {#51 in 1963}...
    Before going solo he charted twice as a member of the Three Chuckles; "Times Two, I Love You" {#67 in 1955} and "And the Angels Sing" {#70 in 1956}...
    He had greater success on the Top 100 as a composer; he penned Little Anthony & the Imperials' "Goin' Out of My Head" {#6 in 1964} & "Hurt So Bad" {#10 in 1965}, "Pretty Blue Eyes" by Steve Lawrence {#9 in 1960}, and "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" by the Royallettes {#41 in 1965} and was covered by Deniece Williams {#10 in 1982, and it reached #1 for 2 weeks on Billboard's R&B Singles chart}...
    Mr. Randazzo, born Alessandro Carmelo Randazzo, passed away at the age of 68 on November 21st, 2003...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Gabriel Sica from Saint Louis, MoGod, I love this song.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 27th 1965, Little Anthony and the Imperials performed "Hurt So Bad" on the ABC-TV weekly program 'Shindig!'...
    Four days later on January 31st, 1965 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #63...
    {See next post below}...
    R.I.P. Jimmy O'Neill {Shindig's host; 1940 - 2013}.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 25th, 1970, Little Anthony and the Imperials performed "Hurts So Bad" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show' (it was performed in a medley with "Goin' Out of Head", "Don't Get Close", "Shimmy Shimmy Koko Bop", and "Tears On My Pillow")...
    Five years earlier on January 31st, 1965 "Hurts So Bad" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on March 7th, 1965 it peaked at #10 (for 1 week) and spent 9 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #3 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    On Sept. 14th, 1969 the Lettermen's covered version peaked at #12 for 1 week, then eleven years later on May 18th, 1980 Linda Ronstadt spent 3 weeks at #8 with her version...
    Jackie DeShannon combined it with "You Keep Me Hangin' On", and that medley entered the Top 100 on May 24th, 1970 for a 1 week stay at position #96.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyGreat, great song. Little Anthony's version reached #10 on Billboard's Top 100. I always enjoy the mournful violin playing in the background!!!
  • Kristin from Bessemer, AlLittle Anthony and the Imperials had a terrific soul tune in late 1970, called "Help Me Find A Way (To Say I Love You) - it wasnt a hit, only reaching #90, but still a great tune.
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