Say Say Say

Album: Pipes of Peace (1983)
Charted: 2 1
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  • Step right up, step right up, come on gentleman, gather around
    Let me tell you all about the Michael Jackson wonder potion
    It's guaranteed to give you unbelievable power

    Say, say, say what you want but don't play games with my affection
    Take, take, take what you need but don't leave me with no direction
    All alone I sit home by the phone waiting for you baby (baby)
    Through the years how can you stand to hear my pleading for you dear?
    You know I'm crying, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
    Yeah

    Now go, go, go where you want but don't leave me here forever
    You, you, you stay away so long, girl, I see you never
    What can I do, girl, to get through to you
    'Cause I love you baby (baby)
    Standing here baptized in all my tears, baby through the years
    You know I'm crying, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, hee, hee, hee
    What you say, say, say, what you say, say, say

    You never ever worry and you never shed a tear
    You're saying that my love ain't real
    Just look at my face, these tears ain't drying

    You, you, you can never say that I'm not the one who really loves you
    I pray, pray, pray every day that you'll see things, girl, like I do
    What can I do, girl, to get through to you
    'Cause I love you (love you) baby (baby)
    Standing here baptized in all my tears, baby through the years
    You know I'm crying, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh

    Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
    Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh

    Say, say, say

    Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh

    Ooh, ooh, ooh, say, say, say
    Ooh, ooh, ooh, say, say, say
    Ooh, ooh, ooh, say, say, say (fire, fire)
    Ooh, ooh, ooh, say, say, say

    You never ever worry and you never shed a tear
    You're saying that my love ain't real
    Just look at my face, these tears ain't drying

    You, you, you can never say that I'm not the one who really loves you
    I pray, pray, pray every day that you'll see things, girl, like I do Writer/s: Michael Joseph Jackson, Paul James McCartney
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 15

  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenI always liked liked liked "Say Say Say."
  • Rj from Philapool, PaThis song has the annoying ability to get stuck in your head for hours. Or in my case, days....

    LOOK AT MY FACE THESE TEARS AIN'T DRYIN'!
  • Nick from Cincinnati, OhIt can't be set in the late 19th century. There are cars.
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiI wish the KIng of POP cd would come out in the US,it has everywhere else,but the North America.It has Say,Say Say on it.The music vido isn't bad either,with Mac and jack.
  • Karlitos from Ottawa, OnThis song was important in a round-about way to Micheal's career.

    It was shot on location at teh Sycamore ranch. Micheal loved it so much that he bought it in 1988 for $17M and renamed it Neverland...the rest is history.

    It was also during this video that MJ talked to Paul about making money in teh music biz. Paul told him that the real money resides in owning music publishing rights.

    And so later on Micheal bid and won the rights to the ATV music catalog which included most of teh Beatles songs, for $47M. Today, this catalog is worth over a billion dollars. MJ shared it with Sony and always refused to sell his share of it. In fact he used his share to borrow money to fuel his expensive lifestyle.
  • Julia from Richland, WaI heard this song on the radio just recently, and it was my first time hearing it and now I just can't get it out of my head. Even though I don't really care for Michael Jackson, I really love the song. =)
  • Joe from Monroe, NyI HATED this song back in 1983....but now in 2009 it doesn't seem so bad.
  • Angelica from Boynton, Fli like the video its just so cute to me. and i like the beat and tunes. LOOK AT MY FACE THESE TEARS AINT DRYING!!! R.I.P MICHAEL JACKSON
  • Jimmy T from Nyc, OrI wonder if McCartney thinks of Wacko-Jacko what many of us think he is-- I miguided, demented freek!
  • Ken from Louisville, KyIn 1981, McCartney, George Martin and engineer Geoff Emerick were in L.A. as the guests of Jackson, Quincy Jones and engineer Bruce Swieden. That when they recorded "The Girl Is Mine". The next year, Jackson, Jones and Sweiden visited to Martin's studio in Monteserat, where this song was recorded.
  • Eric from Beaverton, OrI agree with Beth from Pittsburgh. I'm surprised that someone other than one of the Beatles has the rights to the Beatles songs, even though 2 of the Beatles are still around. It doesn't seem right, especially since Michael Jackson actually worked with Paul McCartney.
  • Madison from Norway, MeI actually like this song. I'm so embarrassed!
  • Beth from Pittsburgh, Pahmm..whenever i hear this song..i think how Michael Jackson screwed paul mcCartney out of the rights to the beatles recordings..by outbidding him. The first indication Michael wasn't so sweet and shy as he led us to believe.
  • Sanafabich from Santiago, ChileThis song kicks a**!!!! and the video is just amazing, top of the 80's!
  • Randy Lyken from Minneapolis, MnWill McCartney and Jackson ever sing a duet again? Is televangelist pat robertson honest?
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