Got to Get You Off My Mind

Album: The Best Of Solomon Burke (1965)
Charted: 22
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  • Got to get you off of my mind
    I know it's just a matter of time
    You've found somebody new
    And our romance is through
    Yes it is

    Gonna throw your picture away
    You didn't want my love, any old way
    You've found somebody new
    And our romance is through
    Yes it is

    Some folks love is hard and strong
    That's the kind of love that lingers on
    Some folks love is swift and fast
    That's the kind of love that'll never last

    We had a love that was in between
    And to me it was like a dream
    If we had stayed together till June
    Not a problem, bride and groom

    That's why
    Got to get you off of my mind
    I know it's just a matter of time
    You've found somebody new
    And our romance is through
    Listen to me

    Got to get you off of my mind
    I know it's just a matter of time
    Got to get you off of my mind
    I know it's just a matter of time Writer/s: DOLORES BURKE, JOHN MOORE, SOLOMON BURKE, SOLOMON V. BURKE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1965 {March 28th} "Got to Get You Off My Mind" by Solomon Burke peaked at #1* {for 3 Weeks} on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    As noted above, "Got to Get You Off My Mind" reached #22 on Billboard's Top 100 chart...
    Between 1961 and 1978 the Philadelphia native had thirty-one records on the Hot R&B Singles chart, nine made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, the above "Got To Get You Off My Mind"...
    Mr. Burke, born James Solomon McDonald, passed away at the age of 70 on October 10th, 2010...
    May he R.I.P.
    * He just missed having two more #1 records when both his "If You Need Me" {1963} and "Tonight's The Night" {1965} peaked at #2...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot R&B Singles Top 10 on March 28th, 1965:
    At #2. "Stop! In The Name of Love" by The Supremes
    #3. "Shotgun" by Jr. Walker & the All-Stars
    #4. "People Get Ready" by The Impressions
    #5. "Nowhere To Run" by Martha & The Vandellas
    #6. "I Do Love You" by Billy Stewart
    #7. "Don't Mess Up A Good Thing" by Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure
    #8. "I'll Be Doggone" by Marvin Gaye
    #9. "My Girl" by The Temptations
    #10. "Mr. Pitiful" by Otis Redding
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