Terry

Album: Golden Lights (1964)
Charted: 4
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  • He said to me he wanted to be near to me
    He said he never wanted to be out of my sight
    But it's too late to give this boy my love tonight
    Please wait at the gate of heaven for me, Terry.

    He said to me he wanted to be close by my side
    We had a quarrel, I was untrue on the night he died
    And it's too late to tell this boy how great was
    Please wait at the gate of heaven for me, Terry.

    He rode into the night, accelerated his motorbike
    I cried to him in fright, don't do it, don't do it, don.t do it.

    He said to me you are the one I want to be with
    He said to me you are the one who my love I shall give
    One day he'll know how hard I prayed for him to live
    Please wait at the gate of heaven for me, Terry.

    He rode into the night, accelerated his motorbike
    I cried to him in fright, don't do it, don't do it, don.t do it.

    He said to me you are the one I want to be with
    He said to me you are the one who my love I shall give
    One day he'll know how hard I prayed for him to live
    Please wait at the gate of heaven for me, Terry. Writer/s: TWINKLE
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Comments: 1

  • Paul Osman from Liverpool, EnglandSome would say this was a copy of the Shangri Las Leader Of The Pack, on the same morbid theme It is possible that this British song was composed independently as not every USA band was well known in the UK. When LOTP was re released in the UK in 1972 Twinkles song was forgotten, as the Shangri Las song was more dramatic. Anyway I hope Twinkle and Terry met up again at heavens gate.
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