Come and Get These Memories

Album: Come and Get These Memories (1963)
Charted: 29
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  • Lover you've gone from me and left behind
    So many memories

    Here's your old friendship ring
    I can't wear it no more
    Here's your old love letters
    I can't read 'em anymore

    Lover you've gone from me and left behind
    So many memories

    Here's that old Teddy Bear (come and get 'em)
    That you won for me at the State Fair
    Here's some old Valentine cards (come and get 'em)
    Give them to your new sweetheart

    Lover you've gone from me and left behind
    So many memories
    So many memories

    Lover you've gone from me and left behind
    So many memories
    So many memories (so many memories)

    Here's your old favourite record
    I can't stand to hear it no more (no more)
    Here's some old lingering love (come and get 'em)
    It's in my heart and it's tearing it apart
    Because of these memories
    I never thought of anybody but you
    So come on and get 'em
    'Cause I found me somebody new
    And I love him

    So come on and get these memories
    (come and get 'em, since you've gone out of my life)
    Come and get these memories, boy
    (come and get 'em, since you've gone out of my life)
    Give them to your new love...
    Give them to your new love...

    So come on and get these memories
    (Come and get 'em since you've gone out of my life)

    Give them to your new love...
    Give them to your new love...
    Writer/s: BRIAN HOLLAND, EDWARD HOLLAND, LAMONT DOZIER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Brayan from Brussels, BelgiumThe cover of this song by the Supremes shows us how talented was Mary Wilson.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 31st 1963, "Come and Get These Memories" by Martha and the Vandellas entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #97, nine weeks later on June 2nd, 1963 it would peak at #29 {for 1 week} and spent 16 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #6 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1963 and 1972 the trio had twenty-five* hits on the R&B Singles chart; with eleven making the Top 10 and two reaching #1, they were "Heat Wave" in 1963 and "Jimmy Mack" in 1967...
    They just missed having a third #1 record on the R&B Singles chart when "I'm Ready for Love" peaked at #2 in 1966...
    * For their last eleven hits on the R&B Singles chart they were known as Martha Reeves and the Vandellas.
  • John from Nashville, TnThis song was covered on the Supremes 1966 album THE SUPREMES A' GO-GO, the first girl group album to hit #1 on the Billboard pop charts. Mary Wilson did a rare lead vocal on this version.
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