Hello Mary Lou

Album: Rick Is 21 (1961)
Charted: 2 9
  • "Hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart
    Sweet Mary Lou
    I'm so in love with you

    I knew Mary Lou
    We'd never part
    So hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart"

    You passed me by one sunny day
    Flashed those big brown eyes my way
    And ooh I wanted you forever more
    Now I'm not one that gets around
    I swear my feet stuck to the ground
    And though I never did meet you before

    I said "hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart
    Sweet Mary Lou
    I'm so in love with you

    I knew Mary Lou
    We'd never part
    So hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart"

    I saw your lips I heard your voice
    Believe me I just had no choice
    Wild horses couldn't make me stay away
    I thought about a moonlit night
    Arms around you, good an' tight
    All I had to see for me to say

    I said "hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart
    Sweet Mary Lou
    I'm so in love with you

    I knew Mary Lou
    We'd never part
    So "hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart
    Yes, hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart
    Well, hello Mary Lou
    Goodbye heart" Writer/s: CAYET MANGIARACINA, GENE PITNEY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Paul from CanadaThe guitar is one of the best in R&R.
  • Kathleen from CaI know there are heaps of people who really like this song, as they find it happy and up-beat, but if you really listen well to it it's actually quite a sad song. What he's saying is that because he's so in love with this woman he knows he has to stick around - but there's a price to pay (heartbreak.)
  • Greg from Shelbyville, KyThe Statler Brothers had a big hit with this on the country charts in the 80s.
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