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Jay and The Americans / Jay & The Americans

Come A Little Bit Closer

  • Statistieken
  •   11 weken
  •   13 piekpositie
  •   205 punten
  •   1965

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In a little café just the other side of the border
She was just sitting there givin' me looks that made my mouth water
So I started walking her way
She belonged to bad man, José
And I knew, yes I knew I should leave
When I heard her say, yeah

Come a little bit closer
You're my kind of man
So big and so strong
Come a little bit closer
I'm all alone
And the night is so long

So we started to dance, in my arms, she felt so inviting
That I just couldn't resist, just one little kiss so exciting
Then I heard the guitar player say
"Vamos, José's on his way"
Then I knew, yes I knew I should run
But then I heard her say, yeah

Come a little bit closer
You're my kind of man
So big and so strong
Come a little bit closer
I'm all alone
And the night is so long

Then the music stopped
When I looked the café was empty
Then I heard José say
Man you know you're in trouble plenty
So I dropped my drink from my hand
And through the window I ran
And as I rode away
I could hear her say to José, yeah

Come a little bit closer
You're my kind of man
So big and so strong
Come a little bit closer
I'm all alone
And the night is so long

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Trivia

credits:

arrangeur, muzikaal leider: Garry Sherman


cover-versies:

1965: Conny van Bergen
[Decca AT 10 101]

1965: Billy Walker op de LP: The Gun, the Gold and the Girl
[Columbia CS 9131]

1966: Willie Bobo op de LP: Uno dos tres 1•2•3
[Verve Records V6/8648]

1966: Tony & The Graduates; B-kant van Edelweiss
[Pye Records 7N.17201]

1966: Tony Lane & The Fabulous Spades op de LP: Introducing Baby Please Don’t Go
[Justice JLP 133]

1966 The Mariachi Brass! Featuring Chet Baker (Arranged and Conducted by Jack Nitzsche) op de LP: A Taste of Tequila
[World Pacific WPS 21839]
[n°120 US album-hit]

1966: The Pozo-Seco Singers in 1966 op de LP: “Time” [Columbia CS 9315]
[n°127 US album-hit]

1969: Trini Lopez (Horn Arrangements by Jimmie Haskell)
[Reprise Records 0814]
[n°121 US Bubbling Under-hit]

1969 Trini Lopez (Horn Arrangements by Jimmie Haskell) op de LP: The Whole Enchilada
[Reprise Records RS 6337]

1973: Billy ‘Crash’ Craddock op de LP: Two Sides of ‘Crash’
[ABC/Dunhill Records ABCX-777]

1977: Johnny Duncan with Janie Fricke
[Columbia 3-10634]
[n°4 US C&W-hit]

1977: Johnny Duncan op de LP: Come a Little Bit Closer
[Columbia KC 35039]

2001: Jan Keizer op de CD: Going Back in Time (Arrangements: Paul Natte) (Choir Arrangements: Hans Hostelle)
[Mercury 586 594-2]
[n°9 NL album-hit]

2004 Willy DeVille op de CD: Crow Jane Alley
[Eagle Records ‎EAGCD270]
[n°42 NL album-hit]    

Het nummer op de B-kant van de single uit 1965, op het etiket letterlijk vermeld als "Goodbye Boys Goodbye (Cia Ragazzi Ciao)", is een cover van Ciao Ragazzi, geschreven door Celentano, Mogol en Del Prete en (eveneens in 1965) uitgebracht door Adriano Celentano.

ArtiestJay & The Americans
 A-kant
Titel Come A Little Bit Closer
Lengte 00:02:44
Componist(en) Boyce, Hart, Farrell [1965] / T. Boyce, B. Hart, W. Farrell [1980]
Producer(s) Artie Ripp [1965]
 B-kant
Titel Goodbye Boys Goodbye (Cia Ragazzi Ciao) [1965] / Stand By Me [1980]
Lengte 2:00 [1965] 02:54 [1980]
Componist(en) Tepper, Bennett, Mogol, DelPrete, Celentano [1965] / B. E. King, E. Glick [1980]
Producer(s) Artie Ripp [1965]
 
Platenlabel United Artists
Catalogusnr UA 23002 [1965] / 1A 006-82984 [1980]
Hoogste positie UK -- [1965]
Hoogste positie US 3 [1965]
Album Come a Little Bit Closer [1965] The Very Best Of Jay & The Americans [1975]


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