'65 Love Affair

Album: Cool Night (1982)
Charted: 6
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  • I was a car hop
    You were into be-bop
    You sang do wop diddy wop diddy wop doo
    All of them changes you put me through

    If I could go back again
    Well I know I'd never let you go
    Back with some of my friends
    To that wonderful

    '65 love affair
    We wasn't gettin' nowhere
    But we didn't care
    It was a crazy
    '65 love affair
    Rock 'n' roll was simple and clear
    Oh, I still can hear I can hear it baby
    Well I asked you like a dumb-dumb
    You were bad with your pom-poms
    You said ooh wah go team ooh wah go
    Ooh-ee baby I want you to know

    If I could go back in time
    Well, I know somehow you'd still be mine
    I wouldn't be so blind
    To that wonderful

    '65 love affair
    When rock 'n' roll was simple and clear
    Oh, I still can hear
    I can hear it baby

    Well, I tried to make you give in
    One night at the drive-in
    You said oh no baby, oh no woo
    All of them changes you put me through

    If I could go back in time
    Well, I know somehow you'd still be mine
    I wouldn't be so blind
    To that wonderful

    We sang doo wop diddy wop diddy wop doo
    Doo wop diddy wop diddy wop doo Writer/s: PAUL DAVIS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 21st 1982, "'65 Love Affair" by Paul Davis entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #82; and twelve weeks later on May 16th, 1982 it peaked at #6 {for 2 weeks} and spent 20 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #5 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    Between 1970 and 1982 he had fifteen Top 100 records; with two making the Top 10, his other Top 10 record was "I Go Crazy", it peaked at #7 in 1978 and spent an amazing 40 weeks on the Top 100...
    On Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart he reached #1 twice and both were duets; "You're Still New to Me" with Marie Osmond in 1986 and "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love" with Tanya Tucker in 1988...
    Sadly, Paul Davis passed away on April 22nd, 2008; the day after his 60th birthday...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Karen from Manchester, NhJennifer Harris, what probably broke them up was graduation...and life in general.
  • Paul from Detroit, MiI loved this song along with all of Paul's Davis' earlier stuff. Sad that he felt the song was a sell out. Nothing wrong with doing an upbeat pop song.
    I agree that the song's lyrics sounded more like a '55 love affair than a '65, but they still fit, okay.
  • Howard from St. Louis Park, MnThis was one of my favorite songs of the early 80s. It had a bouncy, country-rock beat.
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiI love this song! What broke the lovers Up?
  • Ekristheh from Halath, United StatesOh, there were still car hops, doo-wop and drive-ins in 1965. I remember them very well.
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