Expressway to Your Heart

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The Soul Survivors

The Soul Survivors were a Philadelphia based R&B group founded by New York natives Richie and Charlie Ingui and Kenny Jeremiah, known for their 1967 hit single, "Expressway to Your Heart"; which was the first hit by Philadelphia soul record producers and songwriters, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. more »

I've been tryin' to get to you for a long time Because constantly you been on my mind
I was thinkin' 'bout a shortcut I could take
But it seems like I made a mistake 
I was wrong, mmm, I took too long
I got caught in the rush hour
A fellow started to shower You with love and affection Now you won't look in my direction 
On the expressway to your heart The expressway is not the best way
At five o'clock it's much too crowded Much too crowded, so crowded No room for me (too crowded)
Oh, too crowded 
Now there's too many ahead of me
They're all the time gettin' in front of me
I thought I could find a clear road ahead But I found stoplights instead 
I was wrong, baby, I took too long
I got caught in the rush hour
A fellow started to shower You with love and affection Come on, look in my direction 
On the expressway to your heart The expressway is not the best way
At five o'clock it's much too crowded Much too crowded, so crowded No room for me (too crowded)
Oh, too crowded 
Oh, much too crowded Oh, so crowded

Written by: KENNETH GAMBLE, LEON HUFF

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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