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Wait For Me:The Playmates.
#37 on ROULETTE Records in 1960.

INTRO:
C#       A#m              C#       A#m
Wait for me (wait for me) wait for me (wait for me)
C#      G#       C#
Johnny, wait for me.

#1.
C#                           A#m
When I first met her she was only three..
    C#                 A#m
and I remember how she followed me.
F#                     G#              C#
She was always getting in my way and I still, yes,
  F#        G#       C#
I still can hear her say..ay..ay..ay..

CHORUS:
C#                    A#m         F#              G#7
Wait for me, wait for me, Johnny, please wait for me..
  F#                 G#7          C#
I love you more than I can hardly stand.
C#                    A#m         F#              G#7
Wait for me, wait for me, Johnny, please wait for me..
     F#              G#7       C#
I'll grow up just as fast as I can.
C#       A#m              C#       A#m
Wait for me (wait for me) wait for me (wait for me)

#2.
   C#                      A#m
As we grew older she would always wait..
      C#                 A#m
she'd wait for me by the schoolyard gate.
F#                     G#             C#
I would yell at her to go away..and I still, yes, I
F#        G#       C#
still can hear her say..ay..ay..ay..

CHORUS:
C#                    A#m         F#              G#7
Wait for me, wait for me, Johnny, please wait for me..
  F#                 G#7          C#
I love you more than I can hardly stand.
C#                    A#m         F#              G#7
Wait for me, wait for me, Johnny, please wait for me..
     F#              G#7       C#
I'll grow up just as fast as I can.
C#       A#m              D        Bm
Wait for me (wait for me) wait for me (wait for me)

#3.
    D                          Bm
And now we're grown up but she didn't wait..
    D                         Bm
and I'm in love with her, but it's too late.
G                        A                 D
She just married someone else today..and I still, yes, I
G         A        D
still can hear her say..ay..ay..ay.

CHORUS:
D                     Bm          G               A7
Wait for me, wait for me, Johnny, please wait for me..
  G                  A7           D
I love you more than I can hardly stand.
D                     Bm          G               A7
Wait for me, wait for me, Johnny, please wait for me..
     G               A7        D
I'll grow up just as fast as I can.

OUTRO:
D        Bm               D        Bm
Wait for me (wait for me) wait for me (wait for me)
G       A        D                   Bm
Johnny, wait for me..please wait for me (wait for me)
D        Bm               D        Bm
Wait for me (wait for me) wait for me (wait for me)(Fade.)


A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.
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stargazer1701 286 wrote on September 19 2016, 06:41 pm

I prefer the Lynn Roberts version... the Playmates sound like they have nuns as back up singers.

Thanks, Kraziekhat!

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