The Contours Oldies Music Lyrics 

 1962 hit song "Do You Love Me"

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The Contours Oldies Music Lyrics was a cool 1962 song called "Do You Love Me" written by Barry Gordy Jr. of Motown fame.

The song was listed on the Billboard Hot 100 at #2 and remained on the charts for five months.

When the group originally auditioned for Berry Gordy, Jr. he liked the group's sound, but suggested they take a few more months to polish their act. They left disappointed.

The Contours Oldies Music Lyrics - Disappointment turns to gold.

As the story goes one of the members of the group, Hubert Johnson was the cousin of Brunswick recording artist Jackie Wilson, a personal friend of Berry Gordy. They went to Wilson's home for advice.

Wilson listened to the group sing, then phoned Gordy and persuaded him to take another look at the group. The result was a seven-year recording contract with Motown.

The Contours recorded some songs with little success but one song, originally written for "The Temptations" would change The Contours' lives forever.

The Contours Oldies Music Lyrics - Big year for The Contours.

In 1962, Gordy created a new label for Motown Records called the Gordy label and signed The Contours as its first artist. In the summer of 1962, the group recorded Berry Gordy Jr.'s, "Do You Love Me," resulting in the group's (and label's) first hit.

Within two weeks of its release, the song roared to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, taking the #1 spot on the R&B charts and #3 on the pop charts.

Do You Love Me featured in this movie.

It remained on the charts for five months. The song was the Gordy label's first million-seller, and it still holds the record as Motown's fastest rising hit of all time.

"Do You Love Me" is featured prominently in the 1987 film, Dirty Dancing, reviving the record's popularity. Re-issued as a single from the More Dirty Dancing soundtrack album, "Do You Love Me" became a hit for the second time, peaking at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Contours Oldies Music Lyrics with Joe Billingslea continue to record and tour extensively. Their show is jam-packed with dazzling high-energy choreography, impeccable harmonies and those timeless Motown grooves that everyone knows and loves.

Sit back and watch this Cool video and the crowd's reaction to this wonderful live show "Rock, Rhythm and Doo-wop."


The Contours Oldies Music Lyrics
"Do You Love Me"
written by Barry Gordy Jr
recorded 1962 by The Contours

You broke my heart
'Cause I couldn't dance
You didn't even want me around
And now I'm back, to let you know
I can really shake 'em down

Do you love me? (I can really move)
Do you love me? (I'm in the groove)
Ah do you love? (Do you love me)
Now that I can dance (dance)

Watch me now, oh (work, work)
Ah, work it all baby (work, work)
Well, you're drivin' me crazy (work, work)
With a little bit of soul now (work)

I can mash-potatoe (I can mash-potatoe)
And I can do the twist (I can do the twist)
Now tell me baby (tell me baby)
Mmm, do you like it like this (do you like it like this)
Tell me (tell me)
Tell me


Do you love me? (Do you love me)
Now, do you love me? (Do you love me)
Now, do you love me? (Do you love me)
Now that I can dance (dance)

Watch me now, oh (work, work)
Ah, shake it up, shake it (work, work)
Ah, shake 'em, shake 'em down (work, work)
Ah, little bit of soul now (work)

(work, work)
Ah, shake it, shake it baby (work, work)
Ah, you're driving me crazy (work, work)
Ah, don't get lazy (work)

I can mash-potatoe (I can mash-potatoe)
And I can do the twist (I can do the twist)
Well now tell me baby (tell me baby)
Mmm, do you like it like this (do you like it like this)
Tell me (tell me)
Tell me

Do you love me? (Do you love me?)
Now, do you love me? (Do you love me?)
Now, do you love me? (Do you love me?)
Now that I can dance (dance)

Watch me now, oh (work, work)
Ah, shake it up, shake it (work, work)
Ah, shake 'em, shake 'em down (work, work)
Ah, little bit of soul now (work)


"You Were Mine" - A Classic oldie and one of my favorites.

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