Bad Case of Loving You

Album: Secrets (1979)
Charted: 61 14
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  • Whoa, the hot summer night fell like a net
    I've got to find my baby yet
    I need you to soothe my head
    Turn my blue heart to red

    Doctor, doctor, give me the news
    I've got a bad case of lovin' you
    No pill's gonna cure my ill
    I've got a bad case of lovin' you

    A pretty face don't make no pretty heart
    I learned that, buddy, from the start
    You think I'm cute, a little bit shy
    Momma, I ain't that kind of guy

    Doctor, doctor, give me the news
    I got a bad case of lovin' you
    No pill's gonna cure my ill
    I got a bad case of lovin' you, whoa

    I know you like it, you like it on top
    Tell me, momma, are you gonna stop?

    You had me down, 21 to zip
    Smile of Judas on your lip
    Shake my fist, knock on wood
    I've got it bad, and I've got it good

    Doctor, doctor, gimme the news
    I got a bad case of lovin' you
    No pill's gonna cure my ill
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Comments: 8

  • Fletch from Tacoma, WaIt just dawned on me that I believe grammatically speaking, he is saying he is in love with the doctor.
  • G from Dallas, TxThis song is used in the 1988 movie, "The Return of the Living Dead Part II"
  • Ron from PaThis song was written by Moon Martin. Martin had a top 40 hit of his own in 1979 called Rolene. Learn more about Moon Martin at www.moonmartin.com
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 15th 1979, "Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)" by Robert Palmer entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #74; and on September 23rd, 1979 it peaked at #14 (for 2 weeks) and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on October 13th, 1979 it reached #1 (for 2 weeks) on the Canadian RPM 100 Singles chart...
    Between 1976 and 1991 he had eighteen Top 100 records; five reached the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "Addicted To Love", for 1 week in 1986...
    He just missed having two more #1s when "I Didn't Mean To Turn You On" and "Simply Irresistible" both reached #2 on the Top 100...
    May Mr. Palmer R.I.P. (1949 - 2003).
  • Thomas Leonard from Pittsburgh, Pa, PaThe Thompson Twins had a US Top 20 hit remaking the song in the early 80s.
  • Thomas Leonard from Pittsburgh, Pa, PaThe initial success of the single Bad Case of Loving You propelled the album Secrets to #19 on The Us Charts, Palmer's best showing of the 1970s.
  • Jorge from Bronx, NyLove the song,because the drum set sounds outstanding!
  • Lebe from Amsterdam, NetherlandsThe song "Bad Case Of Loving You" was written by (John) Moon Martin, who also wrote Cadillac Walk covered by Mink DeVille
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