Sweets For My Sweet

Album: Greatest Hits (1963)
Charted: 1
  • Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    Your first sweet kiss thrilled me so
    Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    I'll never ever let you go

    If you wanted that star that shines so brightly
    To match the stardust in your eye
    Darling, I would chase that bright star nightly
    And try to steal it from the sky
    And I would bring

    Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    Your first sweet kiss thrilled me so
    Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    I'll never ever let you go

    If you wanted a king to keep you smiling
    I'd tell the sandman you were blue
    And I'd ask him to keep that sand a-piling
    Until your dreams had all come true
    And I would bring

    Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    Your first sweet kiss thrilled me so
    Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    I'll never ever let you go

    And if you wanted a love to last forever
    Darling I would send my love your way
    And my love'd not only last forever
    But forever and a day
    And I would bring

    Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    Your first sweet kiss thrilled me so
    Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey
    I'll never ever let you go Writer/s: Jerome Pomus, Mortimer Shuman
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 7, 1961, the Drifters were one the acts to appear in concert at the Forum in Wichita, Kansas...
    At the time their original version of "Sweets For My Sweet" was at #28 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, four weeks later it would peak at #16 {for 1 week} and it spent 11 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #10 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1954 and 1966 the group had thirty-six Top 100 records; five made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "Save the Last Dance for Me", for three weeks in 1960...
    Besides "Save the Last Dance for Me", their four other Top 10 records were "There Goes My Baby" {#2* for 1 week in 1959}, "Up On The Roof" {#5 in 1963}, "On Broadway" {#9 in 1963}, and "Under The Boardwalk" {#4 in 1964}...
    * The week "There Goes My Baby" peaked at #2, the #1 record for that week was "A Big Hunk O Love" by Elvis...
    Note: The other acts appearing at the Wichita concert were The Platters, Del Shannon, Brook Benton, U.S. Bonds, Dee Clark, the Cleftones, and Curtis Lee {WOW!!!, must have been a great concert}.
  • Eric from ValenciaName me one New Zealandesque rock'n'roll band known beyond New Zealandesaque shores and I'll eat my knees.
  • Teresa from Mechelen, BelgiumI love The Searchers version of this song, I have a cd with all their hits and it starts with this song; its very TOP. It's written by Mort Shuman and Doc Pomus who wrote many beautiful songs like "Save the last dance for me".
  • Noel from Christchurch, New ZealandThe Searchers version was the best as was a lot of British groups at that time . Another song buy the Searchers was Twist & Shout They were no. 2 Beatles no. 1 With their version. Remember The USA market was always a hard market to crack as they would only let certain groups in at any one time to keep rock & roll theres1 but when all said and done ROCK AND ROLL was world wide right from 1956, even down in Australia & New Zealand Noel Martin NZ.
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