Expressway (To Your Heart)

Album: When the Whistle Blows Anything Goes (1967)
Charted: 4
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  • I've been tryin' to get to you for a long time
    Because constantly you been on my mind
    I was thinkin' 'bout a shortcut I could take
    But it seems like I made a mistake

    I was wrong, I took too long
    I got caught in the rush hour
    A fellow started to shower
    You with love and affection
    Now you won't look in my direction

    On the expressway to your heart
    The expressway is not the best way
    At five o'clock it's much too crowded
    Much too crowded, so crowded
    Much too crowded, so crowded

    Now there's too many ahead of me
    They're all the time gettin' in front of me
    I thought I could find a clear road ahead
    But I found stoplights instead

    I was wrong, baby, I took too long
    I got caught in the rush hour
    A fellow started to shower
    You with love and affection
    Come on, look in my direction

    On the expressway to your heart
    The expressway is not the best way
    At five o'clock it's much too crowded
    Much too crowded, so crowded
    No room for me (too crowded) Writer/s: KENNETH GAMBLE, LEON HUFF
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 4

  • Jennifur SunWho played drums on this song?
  • Mavis from Upper Great LakesThis really captures the vibe of August, 1967. Going back to school, a mix of dread and anticipation. I’d love to relive the time.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 27th 1967, "Expressway (To Your Heart)" by the Soul Survivors entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #83; and on October 29th, 1967 it peaked at #4 {for 1 week} and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100 {and for 6 of those 15 weeks it was on the Top 10}...
    The group did have a third Top 100 record, "Impossible Mission (Mission Impossible)", it stayed on the chart for 6 weeks, peaking at #68.
  • Tp from Indianapolis, InThis is the song (a different arrangement performed by someone else) played as the kids walk into the fraternity party in Adventures in Babysitting.
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