Two Doors Down

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"Two Doors Down" was a song written and performed by Dolly Parton, which provided a 1978 U. S. country and pop hit for her. The song was sung from the perspective of a woman who has just broken up with her boyfriend and is debating attending a party two doors down the hall from her apartment. She decides to go, meets a new man and returns with him to her own apartment "two doors down". It was included on Parton's 1977 Here You Come Again album, but before Parton could release it as the album's second single in March 1978, singer Zella Lehr released a cover version that became a top ten U. S. country hit. While Lehr's version was on the country charts, the title cut of Here You Come Again was becoming a much bigger pop hit than Parton had anticipated. Wanting to capitalize on her newfound pop success (and also not wanting to compete with Lehr's country version of the song) Parton rerecorded a more loose, pop-oriented version of "Two Doors Down" with a slight disco flavoring. She released the new version on a double-A-sided single, with the other side, "It's All Wrong, but It's All Right" intended for country airplay, and "Two Doors Down" intended for the pop airplay. The single topped the U. S. country charts, and was a top-20 pop hit for Parton, and went on to be one of her most popular hits. Also in 1978 Joe Thomas did his own disco cover of this song. 


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yin' across my lonely bed in this lonely old apartment
Cryin' about the way that life's been kickin' me around
My love of yesterday is gone but he promised no tomorrow
But they're feelin' no sorrow two doors down

Two doors down they're laughin' and drinkin' and havin' a party
But two doors down they're not aware that I'm around
But here I am, cryin' my heart out, feelin' sorry
They're havin' a party just two doors down

I think I'll cry these useless tears and get myself together
I think I'll wander down the hall and have a look around
'Cause I can't stay inside this lonely room and cry forever
I think I'd really rather join 'em two doors down, yeah

Two doors down they're laughin' and drinkin' and havin' a party (Ooh)
But two doors down they're not aware that I'm around (Alright, now, hey hey)
But here I am, cryin' my heart out, feelin' sorry (Ooh, yeah baby)
They're havin' a party just two doors down

I can't believe I'm standin' here, dry-eyed, all smiles and talkin'
Making conversation with a new love I've found
And I ask him if he'd like to be alone and we' start walkin'
Down the hall to my place waitin' two doors down, yeah

Two doors down they're laughin' and drinkin' and havin' a party (Yeah baby)
But two doors down they're not aware that I'm around (Whoa)
But here I am, cryin' my heart out, feelin' sorry (Sorry)
They're havin' a party just two doors down (Yeah)

Oh, oh, oh, oh, two doors down, I'll be there, yeah
Oh, oh, oh, oh, yeah, two doors down
Oh, oh, oh, oh, two doors down
Oh, oh, oh, oh, two doors down, yeah

Two doors down they're laughin' and drinkin' and havin' a party (Yeah)
Two doors down they're not aware that I'm around
But here we am, feelin' everything but sorry (Yeah, yeah, yeah, everything)
Havin' our own party two doors down (Hey, yeah)

Havin' our own party
Workin' and drinkin', baby
Havin' a party
Two doors down
Two doors down they're laughin' and drinkin' and havin' a party
Havin' our own party two doors down, woo
Two doors down we're havin' a party
Havin' our own party two doors down
Party, party, party
Party, party, party
Havin' our own party two doors down
I'll be there
I'll be there
Havin' our own party two doors down
Two doors down
Laughin' and drinkin' and havin' a party
Two doors down
Two doors down

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music. She has composed over 3,000 songs, the best known of which include "I Will Always Love You" (a two-time U.S. country chart-topper for Parton, as well as an international pop hit for Whitney Houston), "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors", "9 to 5", and "My Tennessee Mountain Home". As an actress, she starred in the movies 9 to 5, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Steel Magnolias, Gnomeo & Juliet, Straight Talk, Unlikely Angel, and Joyful Noise. She is one of the most successful female country artists of all time; with an estimated 175 million in album sales, Dolly Parton is also o… more »

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