There Goes My Baby

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"There Goes My Baby" is a song written by Ben E. King (Benjamin Earl Nelson), Lover Patterson, George Treadwell and produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller for The Drifters. This was the first single by the second incarnation of the Drifters (previously known as the 5 Crowns), who assumed the group name in 1958 after manager George Treadwell fired the remaining members of the original lineup. The Atlantic Records release was King's debut recording as the lead singer of the group.  


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(Bo-bo, doo-doot-doo-doo-doo-doo)
(There she goes) (doo-doot-doo-doo-doo-doo)
(There she goes) (doo-doot-doo-doo-doo-doo)
(Bo-bo) (doo-doot-doo-doo)
(Bo-bo) (doo-doo-doo-doo)

There goes my baby, movin' on down the line
Wonder where, wonder where, wonder where she is bound?
I broke her heart and made her cry
Now I'm alone, so all alone
What can I do, what can I do?

(There goes my baby) whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh
(There goes my baby) yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
(There goes my baby) whoa-oh-oh-oh
(There she goes)

I want to know if she loved me (there she goes)
Did she really love me?
Was she just playing me for a fool?

I wonder why she left me
Why did she leave me so all alone
So all alone

I just wanna tell her that I loved her
And that I need her
Beside my side to be my guide

I want to know where is my (doo-doot-doo-doo-doo-doo)
Where is my baby (doo-doot-doo-doo-doo-doo)
I want my baby
I need my baby

Yeah, whoa-oh-oh (there goes my baby)
(There goes my baby)
(There goes my baby) whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh

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The Drifters

The Drifters are a long-lived American doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group. They were originally formed to serve as backing group for Clyde McPhatter (of Billy Ward & the Dominoes) in 1953. more »

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Written by: Ben King, George Treadwell, Jerry Leiber, Lover Patterson, Mike Stoller


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