How Long (Betcha Got A Chick On The Side)

Album: Steppin' (1975)
Charted: 20
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  • Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side

    I know you want us both
    And I know the reason why
    (I know why you want her)
    I can give you so much lovin'
    But presents she can buy ya
    (How much can money buy)
    Last night you're in my arms
    But tonight I'm all alone
    How long (how long) will this game go on
    How long (how long) oh oh how long

    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side

    It's plain, plain enough to see
    That you're not happy with me
    I can't keep playing games
    To keep my heart straight
    I want to turn to walk away
    But it's harder to do than it is to say
    How long (how long) will this game go on
    How long (how long) oh oh how long

    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    (I bet you got another, yeah you got another lover)
    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    (I caught you, I caught you with her twice)
    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    (Can she love you, can she love you like me)
    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    (Can she love you, can she set you free)
    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    (You got another lover, you got another lover)
    Betcha got a chick on the side
    Show you another trick
    I know you got a chick on the side
    (I know you got another, another chick on the side)

    It might hurt me for a while
    But one thing I am sure
    I'll get over you, yes I'll find someone new
    Each time I open up my heart
    It seems to just get torn apart
    How long
    Will this game go on
    How long
    Oh oh how long Writer/s: KENYON PHILLIPS, STEPHEN ROBERT PHILLIPS
    Publisher: BOB-A-LEW SONGS
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  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 13th 1975, "How Long (Betcha' Got A Chick On The Side)" by the Pointer Sisters entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #90; and on September 28th, 1975 it peaked at #20 (for 1 week) and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on August 31st, 1975 it reached #1 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1973 and 1987 the 'Sisters' had twenty-seven Top 100 records, seven made the Top 10 with two reaching #2, "Fire" for 2 weeks in 1979 and "Slow Hand" for 3 weeks in 1981...
    R.I.P. June Pointer (1953 - 2006).
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