How Could I Let You Get Away

Album: Spinners (1972)
Charted: 77
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  • Like howdy-do
    Your tin soldiers, your clowns too
    They're all laughing at you
    I'm laughing at you too

    Like basketball
    Five fouls and that was all
    The games you really knew, yeah
    Why couldn't I beat you

    In the middle of the room
    Got no time to count my sheep today
    How could I let you get away
    When I knew I'd need somebody soon hoo hoo
    How could I let you get away
    When I knew I'd need somebody soon

    Like mother goose
    Winds you up then turns you loose
    Block ten was beatin' two
    And I can't tell green from blue, no no

    Like cat and mouse
    Games of chase instead of house
    I get so mad at you
    Like parents often do

    In the middle of the room
    Got no time to count my sheep today, baby
    How could I let you get away
    When I knew I'd need somebody soon, hoo hoo
    (How could I let you get away) baby
    When I knew I'd need somebody soon

    Ooh baby
    (How could I let you get away, baby) how could I let you get away, baby
    (When I knew) when I knew I'd need somebody soon, yeah
    Hey, baby
    I didn't count my sheep, I let them moan and weep, baby
    (When I knew I'd) I knew down inside I'd need somebody soon

    Like mother goose I done let you loose (how could I let you get away)
    And need you, baby, yeah
    Ooh-wee, I need somebody soon
    Help me now, keep my feet on the ground (how could I let you get away)
    My baby Writer/s: ANGELO BOND, GENERAL N. JOHNSON, GREGORY S. PERRY
    Publisher: Royalty Network, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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