"Cherry Baby" as written by Michael Lee Smith, Richie Ranno, Joe Dube, Brendan Jr. Harkin and Pieter Sweval....
I've been trying for a long, long time
Just to capture you inside a rhyme
How to keep you here inside with me
Till they say that I can be set free
Oh, don't you know
I'm never gonna ever let you go
Cause you're so sweet
I've got to have you Cherry
Mmmmm, Cherry baby
Cherry, Cherry, oh yeah
Cherry, Cherry baby
Cherry, Cherry oh

When the master key has locked the gate
I lay down my weary head and wait
My dreams fly across the endless miles
I see your precious eyes a while
Oh don't you see
You're never gonna get away from me
Cause you're so sweet
I've got to have you Cherry
Cherry baby
Cherry, Cherry oh yeah
Cherry, Cherry baby
Cherry, Cherry oh

'Til they say that I am free and clear
This old heart of mine will keep you near
I just pray you wont forget me here
Cause you're my soul, my pretty little Cherry
Cherry baby
Cherry baby, oh yeah
Cherry, Cherry baby
Cherry, Cherry, oh


Lyrics submitted by law4

"Cherry Baby" as written by Joe Dube Brendan Jr. Harkin

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    General CommentYeah, I'm probably the only person on this site that even remembers this song. But it's stood the test of time. It's from the POV of a guy in prison who misses his girlfriend and uses the thought of her to keep his spirits up until his release.

    My friends and I didn't want to sing "Cherry" because why would a girl sing to a girl? (OK, it was in the 70s, give me a break.) So we sang "Jerry" instead of "Cherry."

    Anyway, if you've never heard this song, take a listen, it's a pretty good rocker.
    law4on March 28, 2009   Link

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