I'll Come Running Back to You

Album: Two Sides Of Sam Cooke (1956)
Charted: 18
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  • Folks said that you found someone new
    To do the thing I used to do for you
    Just call my name, I'm not ashamed
    I'll come running back to you

    Can't sleep at night, I can't eat a bite
    When you were mine I didn't treat your right
    Just call my name, I know, I know I'm not ashamed
    I'll come running back to you

    Just like a king, I've lost everything
    I sit all alone on my throne
    I've got my pride but deep down inside
    I'm yours and yours alone, whoa oh

    I try to forget, have no regrets
    This love of ours could always start anew
    Just call my name, whoa, I know I'm not ashamed
    I'll come running back to you

    Just like a king, I've lost everything
    I sit all alone on my throne
    I've got my pride but deep down inside
    I'm yours and yours alone, whoa oh

    I try to forget, have no regrets
    This love of ours could always start anew
    Just call my name, I know, I know, I know I'm not ashamed
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Comments: 2

  • C.g. Dee from Big D, Texas, UsaI found out about Sam's career in Gospel in the 1990s, meaning I found a CD with his name all over it. Yes, in the American Black Church, moving from Gospel to Pop/R and B/Blues, etc could get one in serious trouble. The CD showcased Sam's earliest secular recordings, as well. This tune is a sleeper, covered by a few people, most famously, perhaps, by Eddie Hinton, the most tragic blue eyed soul man of all time. I heard his version during this Corona nastiness(Letters from Mississippi), and went on a Three, Four week Sam Cooke run. Still on it. Thanks, Eddie and Sam, always. Oh, those tears of joy...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 5, 1958, Sam Cooke was a guest on the NBC-TV Sunday night musical variety program, 'The Steve Allen Show'...
    At the time Mr. Cooke had four records on Billboard's Top 100 chart, "You Send Me" {at #9}, "I'll Come Running Back to You" {at #37}, "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" {at #44}, and "Desire Me" {at #48}...
    Between 1957 and 1966 Mr. Cooke had forty-three records on the Top 100; five made the Top 10 with one reaching #1*, "You Send Me", for 3 weeks in 1957...
    Sadly, Samuel Cooke passed away at the young age of 33 on December 11th, 1964...
    May he R.I.P.
    * He just missed having a second #1 record when "Chain Gang" peaked at #2 {for 2 weeks} in 1960; the two records that kept it out of the top spot were "My Heart Has A Mind of Its Own" by Connie Francis and "Mr. Custer" by Larry Verne.
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