Nothing But A Heartache

Album: released as a single (1968)
Charted: 34
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  • Nothing but a heartache every day
    (Nothing but a heartache)
    Nothing but a tear drop all of the way
    (Nothing but a tear drop)
    Loving a bad guy is such a sin, yeah
    He's got me all won,
    Can I get him?

    Nothing but a heartache every day
    (Nothing but a heartache)
    Nothing but a tear drop all of the way
    (Nothing but a tear drop)
    It is one situation that I just can't win, yeah
    He's got me all won,
    Can I get him?

    I got a lot of those heartaches
    I got a lot of those tear drops
    Heartaches, tear drops, all of the way
    Nothing but a heartache every day!

    Nothing but a heartache every day
    (Nothing but a heartache)
    Nothing but a tear drop all of the way
    (Nothing but a tear drop)
    Him loving me is just too slim, yeah
    He's got me all won,
    Can I get him?

    I got a lot of those heartaches
    I got a lot of those tear drops
    Heartaches, tear drops, all of the way
    Nothing but a heartache every day!

    Nothing but a heartache every day
    (Nothing but a heartache)
    Nothing but a tear drop all of the way
    (Nothing but a tear drop)
    Him loving me is just too slim, yeah
    He's got me all won,
    Can I get him?

    Nothing but a heartache every day
    (Nothing but a heartache)
    Nothing but a tear drop all of the way
    (Nothing but a tear drop)
    Heartache, ooo I get 'em, ev'ry ev'ry day
    (Nothing but a heartache)
    Tears pouring all down my face
    (Nothing but a tear drop)
    Ooh, the man has got me, so uptight!
    (Nothing but a heartache)
    Nothin' I do, seem to, turn out right Writer/s: ANTHONY WADDINGTON, TONY WADDINGTON, WAYNE BICKERTON
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 6

  • Gary From Nj from Lindenwold, NjI agree, Tom from Dozier, Al.

    A very underrated group in the U.S.

    Only 1 hit song and only number 34?! That's a shame.

    To me, "Nothing But a Heartache" should have been Top 10, if not #1 material!

    I have the DERAM single and the B-Side "How Can You Tell Me" is equally great and should have also been a big hit if released as a separate single.

    This is a group who, with this sound, should have had at least 20 hits!
  • Grievousangle from North CarolinaCould have sworn that was a Phil Specter production, "Wall of Sound"
  • Donna from Quincy MaUnless I am hearing it wrong (and I don't think I am), they're NOT saying "he's got me all won." They're saying "He's got me. Oh why can't I get him?" Used to love the song. Huge local hit in Boston.
  • Neal from Hooterville, MiThis is a good song to fool people who *think* they know Motown music.... It sure sounds like the Supremes!
  • Tom from Dozier, AlThis song takes me back to 1969. I always wondered why The Flirtations weren't up there with The Supremes, etc.. This song is one of the classics!!
  • Mark from Richmond, VaSouthside Johnny & the Asubry Jukes did an excellent cover of this tune on their 2006 release "Into The Harbour."
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