My True Story

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"My True Story" is a 1961 single recorded by The Jive Five. The single was the biggest hit for the group on both the R&B and pop charts. "My True Story" made it to number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and was number one on the R&B Sides chart for three weeks. It was the biggest hit for The Jive Five. Lead singer Eugene Pitt co-wrote the song.


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Cry, cry, cry whoa
Cry, cry, cry whoa

There is a story 
That I must tell
Of two lovers
That I bewail
Now they must cry, cry, cry whoa
Their blues away (cry cry cry their blues away)

Her name was Sue, yes
His name was Earl
His love was Lorraine
She's a wonderful girl
But they must cry, cry, cry whoa
Their blues away (their blues away)

Love will make you happy
And love will make you cry
Love will make the tears fall
When your lover says goodbye

And then you'll cry, cry, cry whoa
Your blues away (cry cry cry your blues away)

This story ends here
It was no lie
Names have been changed dear
To protect you and I

But we must cry, cry, cry whoa
Our blues away (cry cry cry)
Mmm (whoa, whoa our blues away)
We must cry (cry cry cry whoa whoa our blues away) mm, oh baby

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The Jive Five

The Jive Five is an American doo wop group. They are best known for their debut hit, "My True Story" (1961), and the fact that they outlasted most of their doo wop musical peers by re-modelling themselves as a soul group in the 1960s and beyond. more »

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Written by: Eugene Pitt, Oscar Waltzer

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