Early in the Morning

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"Early in the Morning" is a song originally performed by The Gap Band and written by member Charlie Wilson and producers Lonnie Simmons and Rudy Taylor. It was released as a single in 1982 and went on to become their biggest hit on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 24, and also topped Billboard's R&B chart for three weeks. The single also peaked at number 13 on the dance charts. The song became a hit again when Robert Palmer covered it in 1988. This version peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is to date the highest charting version of the song on that chart. The song was used as the music for a film-making montage in Michel Gondry's 2008 film Be Kind Rewind. 


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2006
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Oh, Annette, you know I loved you till you left me
Oh, Annette, you know I cared till you were gone
I was young and foolish, I didn't know what I was doin'
I didn't know I lost you till you're gone
Oh, Annette, you know I loved you till you were gone

So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover
So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover

So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover
Gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover

Now I gotta get up early every morning
'Cause the early bird always catches the worm
Now I gotta get up every morning
Gotta make up for the lesson I've learned
Gotta find me a lover that won't run for cover
Gotta find me a lover that won't run the mother

'Cause I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover
So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover

So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover
So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover

I was young and foolish, I didn't know what I was doin'
I didn't know I lost you till you're gone
She had a pretty face that drove men wild
I even wanted her to have my child

Early in the morning
To find me another lover
So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover

So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover
So I gotta get up early in the morning
To find me another lover

(Team say it)
Gotta find me another lover
Gotta find me another lover
Gotta find me another lover
Gotta find me another lover

(Ladies just sing it one time, sing ladies)
Gotta find me another lover
Gotta find me another lover
Gotta find me another lover
Gotta find me another lover

Early in the mornin'
In the middle of the day, baby
Late at night, mama
Everything gonna be all right

Early in the mornin'
In the middle of the day, baby
Late at night, baby
Everything will be all right

Early in the mornin'
In the middle of the day, baby
Late at night, baby
Everything will be all right

Early in the mornin', baby
In the middle of the day, baby
Late at night, mama
Everything will gonna be all right, yeah

Early in the mornin', baby
In the middle of the day, baby
Late at night, mama
Everything will gonna be all right

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The Gap Band

The Gap Band was an American funk band, who rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s. Comprising brothers Charlie, Ronnie and Robert Wilson, the band first formed as the Greenwood, Archer and Pine Street Band in 1967 in their hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The group shortened its name to The Gap Band in 1973. After 43 years together, they retired in 2010. more »

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Written by: CHARLES K WILSON, LONNIE LEE SIMMONS, RUDY TAYLOR

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