Come Go With Me – Del-Vikings

April 3, 2022

Today’s song of the day is the American doo-wop song “Come Go With Me” by The Del-Vikings.

Fun Facts:

  • “Come Go With Me” was written by C. E. Quick, a member of The Del-Vikings, in 1956.
  • The song was released by Fee Bee Records in January 1957.
  • It quickly became a commercial hit, reaching number four on Billboard’s Hot 100 and number two on Billboard’s R&B chart.
  • “Come Go With Me” has been featured in many films over the years, including American Graffiti in 1973, Diner in 1982, Joe Versus the Volcano in 1990, and Set It Up in 2018.
  • In 2011, Rolling Stone Magazine included the hit on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. “Come Go With Me” was ranked at number 449.
  • The Beach Boys famously covered the song in 1978, including it on their studio album M.I.U. Album and releasing it as a single.
  • The Del-Vikings were notable for their success as a group not only because of their musical talents but also because they were a mixed-race group during a time when such acts were very uncommon.
  • The group was formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was active for ten years, from 1955 to 1965.

Lyrics:

(LyricFind)

Dom-dom dom-dom dom-de-doo-be

Dom dom dom dom dom dom-de-doo-be

Dom dom dom dom dom dom-be-doo-be

Dom woa-woa-woa-woah

Dom-dom dom-dom dom-de-doo-be

Dom dom dom dom dom dom-de-doo-be

Dom dom dom dom dom dom-be-doo-be

Dom woa-woa-woa-woah

Well I love, love you darlin’

Come and go with me

Come home with me

Way beyond the sea

I need you darlin’

So come go with me

Come, come, come, come

Come into my heart

Tell me darlin’

We will never part

I need you darlin’

So come go with me

Yes, I need you

Yes, I really need you

Please say you’ll never leave me

Well, say you never

Yes, you really never

You never give me a chance

Come, come, come, come

Come into my heart

Tell me darlin’

We will never part

I need you darlin’

So come go with me

(Yeah)

Yes, I need you

Yes, I really need you

Please say you’ll never leave me

Well, say you never

Yes, you really never

You never give me a chance

Love you darlin’

Come and go with me

Come home with me

Way beyond the sea

I need you darlin’

So come go with me

Come on go with me

Come on go with me

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