Tired of Toein' the Line

Album: The Son of Rock and Roll (1980)
Charted: 8
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  • Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    Don't know why you want to jump on me,
    Baby, baby, baby, and make-a me cry.
    Baby, I, I'm gonna find myself someone new,
    Someone who will be true,
    But no more toeing the line.
    I know it's o-ooh-over, cause I've seen the signs.
    Don't let me waste your precious time.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    If you want to get uh-rid of me,
    Baby, baby, baby, you're doin' fine.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    I'm gonna put on my walkin' shoes
    And leave you far behind.
    You're rolling over in clover so refined,
    But you can't fix this broken heart of mine.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    Don't know why you want to jump on me,
    Baby, baby, baby, and make-a me cry.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    Don't know why you want to jump on me,
    Baby, baby, baby, and make-a me cry.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line.
    Baby, I'm tired of toeing the line. Writer/s: ROCKY BURNETTE, RONALD COLEMAN
    Publisher: T.R.O. INC.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Juliette Endicott from Richmond Hill, On, CanadaLove this song! Very up beat & talks about life experiences,
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1980 {June 28th} Rocky Burnette performed "Tired of Toein' the Line"* on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at position #18 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, four weeks later it would peak at #8 {for 2 weeks} and it spent nineteen weeks on the Top 100...
    "Tired of Toein' the Line" was his only Hot Top 100 record...
    Jonathan 'Rocky' Burnette celebrated his 67th birthday earlier this month on June 12, 2020...
    * The night before {June 27th, 1980} Rocky was a guest on the NBC-TV late-night musical variety program, 'The Midnight Special', and performed "Tired of Toein' the Line" on the show...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth" department, the week "Tired of Toein' The Line" peaked at #8, the Top 10 on July 20th, 1980 was:
    At #1. "It's Still Rock and Roll To Me" by Billy Joel
    #2. "Magic" by Olivia Newton-John
    #3. "Little Jeannie" by Elton John
    #4. "Cupid"/"I've Loved You For A Long Time" (Medley)" by The Spinners
    #5. "Shining Star" by The Manhattans
    #6. "Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)"/"Coming Up" by Paul McCartney and Wings
    #7. "Steal Away" by Robbie Dupree
    #8. the above "Tired of Toein' The Line"
    #9. "Take Your Time (Do It Right) (Part 1)" by The S.O.S. Band
    #10. "The Rose" by Bette Midler
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