Starting All Over Again

Album: Starting All Over Again (1972)
Charted: 19
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  • Starting all over again is gonna be rough, so rough
    But we're gonna make it (oh yeah)
    Starting all over as friends is gonna be tough, on us
    But we gotta face it

    We lost what we had, that's what hurt us so bad (oh yeah)
    It set us back a thousand years
    But we're gonna make it up, though I know it's gonna be rough
    To erase all the hurt and tears

    Starting all over again is gonna be hard
    But I pray that the love will help us make it (yeah)
    Starting all over again is gonna be slow
    But we, we both know that we can make it

    We gotta take life as it comes, yeah
    And never, never, never fuss about who's right or wrong
    It's an uphill climb (oh, yes, it is)
    To the finish line
    But we're gonna try
    Just one more time

    Starting all over again is gonna be rough, for us
    But we're gonna make it, yeah
    Starting all over as friends is gonna be rough, on us (on us)
    But we gotta face it (yeah)

    Starting all over again is gonna be hard
    'Cause with the faith of love we gonna make it (oh, yes we will, darlin')
    Starting all over again is gonna be slow (but, baby, I know, I know, I know, I know)
    We both know that we can make it (oh, yes, we can)

    Starting all over again is gonna be rough Writer/s: Phillip Leroy Mitchell
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Ashley from AtlantaCorrection: But I pray that the LORD will help us make it. ;)
  • John from Stratford, Ct.This was one of those 45's that you couldn't get the radio version EDIT of in the retail market. Finally a few of the Promo 45's are available online....Was a Top 5 in New Haven which was the radio market I grew up with! GREAT song!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 2nd 1972, "Staring All Over Again" by Mel and Tim entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 at position #83; and on October 29th, 1972 it peaked at #19 (for 2 weeks) and spent 20 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #4 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    The duo had two other records make the Top 100; "Backfield In Motion" (peaked at #10 in 1969) and "Good Guys Only Win In The Movies" (reached #45 in 1970).
  • Michael G. from Anaheim, CaHi Guy's
    For the record we need to let the public know the names of Mel & Tim's band members, the music of The Duo: The MT3 was the power trio of the Rythym Section, consisting of: Ty Woods on Guitar.....Steve Murray on Bass...&...Michael Grimes on Drums. The two guys stacking all of the musical layers on top were Boo Boo and Benny Wilson, both on Keyboards. Fellows, little did we know,
    all those years ago we were making musical history. I'm proud to have been one of you. Lots of love, Sincerely, Michael G. alias
    Butter-Roll, The Drummer.


    Michael G......(Anaheim, California)

  • Boo Boo from St. Louis, MoI can verify the foregoing from Steve because we played togeher as part of M&T's rode band. I was the keyboard player. Hey,
    Steve remember London?
  • Stephen Murray from St. Louis, MoI forgot to mention that Tim died in 1986. Mel still lives in St. Louis, having recently retired from the Bi-State Development Corp. where he was a bus driver after his career in music. He is currently a Djay for various events and functions.

    Steve Murray
  • Stephen Murray from St. Louis, MoThanks, Brad for the info. Actually Mel and Tim endured only a one-year hiatus. I was the bass player in the group and we continued working.
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