Girlfriend

Album: Pebbles (1987)
Charted: 8 5
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  • To believe
    Or not to believe
    That is the question
    It just takes a street degree
    You've lied your last lie
    And I've cried my last cry
    I'm out the door, babe
    There's other fish in the sea

    Girl, make a list
    Go out and find yourself a new bad thing
    Girl, you need a trip
    'Cause he's not worth the misery and pain
    Just remember how he would tell you lies
    And then pretend that everything is so sweet
    Why should you sacrifice
    If you're not satisfied
    He's just a canine runnin' 'round in heat

    Girlfriend
    How could you let him treat you so bad, oh
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had, oh, oh, oh
    Girlfriend
    How could you let him treat you so bad, oh
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had, oh, oh, oh

    Girl, you must resist
    Don't let him squirm his way into your heart
    No, girl, I must insist
    You've got to stop the fool before he starts
    Just remember how he was so untrue
    With all the tacky things he did to you
    No need to signify
    'Cause he's not worth your time
    You need to find someone that's true to you

    Girlfriend
    How could you let him treat you so bad, oh
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had, oh, oh, oh
    Girlfriend
    How could you let him treat you so bad (baby don't be sad, no)
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had, oh, oh, oh

    To believe
    Or not to believe
    That is the question
    It just takes a street degree
    You've lied your last lie
    And I've cried my last cry
    I'm out the door, babe
    There's other fish in the sea

    Cute (cute, cute, cute)

    Hey Deele, sing

    To believe
    Or not to believe
    That is the question
    It just takes a street degree
    You've lied your last lie
    And I've cried my last cry
    I'm out the door, babe
    There's other fish in the sea

    Girlfriend How could you let him treat you so bad
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had

    Girlfriend
    How could you let him treat you so bad, oh
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had, oh, oh, oh
    Girlfriend
    How could you let him treat you so bad (baby don't be sad, no)
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had, oh, oh, oh

    Don't let him put you down
    Girl, he's been messing around
    You've been used, abused
    Baby, make your move
    You've learned your lesson now
    So turn this hurt around
    You ain't no fool, 'cause you've got to bust loose

    Girlfriend
    How could you let him treat you so bad, oh
    Girlfriend
    You know you were the best he ever had, oh, oh, oh

    Don't let him put you down
    Girl, he's been messing around
    You've been used, abused
    Baby, make your move
    You've learned your lesson now
    So turn this hurt around
    Don't be no fool, 'cause you've got to bust loose Writer/s: ANTONIO REID, KENNETH EDMONDS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, DistroKid, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
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Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 28, 1988, Pebbles performed "Girlfriend" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV network Saturday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time "Girlfriend" was at #53 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 and working it's way DOWN the chart; five weeks earlier it had peaked at #5 {for 1 week} and it stayed on the Top 100 for 20 weeks...
    And on the same 'Bandstand' show she also performed "Mercedes Boys, it was at #34 on Hot Top 100 and working it's way UP the chart; six weeks later it would peak at #2* {for 2 weeks} and it spent 18 weeks on the Top 100...
    And both songs peaked at #1 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart; "Girlfriend" for 2 weeks on April 14th, 1988 and "Mercedes Boy" for 1 week on May 15th, 1988...
    Pebbles, born Perri Arlette McKissack, will celebrate her 53rd birthday in three months on August 29th {2017}...
    * The two weeks "Mercedes Boy" was at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "The Flame" by Cheap Trick.
  • Keith from Philadelphia, PaThis song was given to Vanessa Williams first she even recorded it, but for some reason it was given to Pebbles.
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiThis song reminds me of a late friend of mine,named Mary Allman,her ex-fiancee cheated on her.I believe.Before she died She gave back his ring,and she bought a dress to the CMH dance.
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