I'll Be Around

Album: Spinners (1972)
Charted: 3
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  • This, is our fork in the road
    Love's last episode
    There's nowhere to go, oh no

    You made your choice, now it's up to me
    To bow out gracefully
    Though you hold the key, but baby

    Whenever you call me, I'll be there
    Whenever you want me, I'll be there
    Whenever you need me, I'll be there
    I'll be around

    I, knew just what to say
    Now I found out today
    That all the words had slipped away, but I know

    There's always a chance
    A tiny spark remains, yeah
    And sparks turn into flames
    And love can burn once again, but I know you know

    Whenever you call me, I'll be there
    Whenever you want me, I'll be there
    Whenever you need me, I'll be there
    I'll be around yeah

    Whenever you call me, I'll be there
    Whenever you want me, I'll be there
    Even if I have to call, I'll be there
    I'll be around

    Just call me at home, I'll be there
    I'll never leave you alone, I'll be there
    Just call out your name you know I know you know
    I'll be around

    Whenever you call me, I'll be there
    Whenever you want me, I'll be there
    Whenever you need me, I'll be there
    I'll be around Writer/s: Phil Hurtt, Thom Bell, Thom Randolph Bell
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Songtrust Ave, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Alfred James Edwardsjr from TennesseeI always liked this song but never could understand the last part of the song.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 13th 1972, "I'll Be Around/How Could I Let You Get Away" by the Spinners entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #91; and on November 12th, 1972 it peaked at #3 {for 2 weeks} and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on October 8th, 1972 it reached #1 {for 5 weeks} on Billboard's R&B singles chart...
    Between 1961 and 1995 the Detroit quintet had thirty Top 100 records; seven made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "Then Came You" {a duet with Dionne Warwick} in 1974...
    They just missed having three #1s when both "The Rubberband Man" in 1976 and "Working My Way Back to You/Forgive Me, Girl" in 1980 peaked at #2...
    And they had six #1 records on the R&B Singles chart; but their only #1 on the Top 100, "Then Came You", only reached #2 on the R&B chart.
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