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Rainbow Part 1 and Part 2 (Live at The Regal) Lyrics

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Rainbow '65 Part 1 & 2 6:04
Gene Chandler
(Curtis Mayfield)
Constellation Records #158
Album: Live at the Regal
Pop Chart #47 Nov 27, 1965+(66)
Note: Recorded at the Regal Theatre, Chicago
Transcriber: Awcantor@aol.com

Intro Announcer:

..time at the Regal
Young man when out an made a name for himself.
He's been on every record breaking show in The Regal
Theatre in the last two years.
Ladies and Gentlemen the star of our show, how 'bout
a nice warm round of applause to welcome, Mr. Gene Chandler.

Gene Chandler spoken: 'Thank you so very much'

Instrumental begins

There's a rainbow, yeah
In my heart
That reminds me
Of a heart we parted
An' I, I know my love is gone, forever
But deep down in my heart
I'll love her forever an ever, ha!

There's a rainbow
Oh-oh-oh, in my heart
But baby, baby, baby
C'mon now, baby
Listen to me

I'm down on my knees
Ooo-yeah, yeah-yeah
A-yeah-yeah
Please, listen to my plea
Ooo-yeah, oh-yeah, a-ay-yeah
I'm a-looking up above
Ooo-yes, up above
Prayin' for your love, oh-yeah, ha!

Please, please stop this rainbow
Oh-oh-oh, in my heart
Baby, baby, baby
C'mon now, baby
C'mon stop this rainbow

A-ha-ha, yeah!

A c'mon now, baby
An' stop this rainbow
(Audience female shouts) We could Ray!
An' I know the things I've done to you is wrong
I want ya to give me one mo' chance
Just-a one mo' chance
To prove to you
A-that I know I was wrong

An' I realize now, baby
An' I realize now, baby
That love only comes once
An' when it comes ya better grab it
'Cause it may not come no more
(Audience female) 'It won't even come 'round you, baby!

An' I'm askin' ya, baby
An' I'm askin' ya, baby
An' I'm askin' ya, baby
An' I'm askin' ya, baby
An' I'm askin' ya, baby

I'm askin' ya
Please, plea-eee-eee-eee-eee, please
Please, please, please, please
Please, please, please

Baby-baby, baby-baby, baby-baby
Baby-baby, baby-baby, baby-baby
Baby-baby

Uh-hu-ah-uh-huh
Ya look so good to me, baby
Ya look so good this evenin', baby

Sometimes when I look up at cha, baby
I feel like I just wanna
I just wanna reach out
I just wanna reach out
I wanna reach out, baby

I just wanna reach-out-a
I wanna reach out and-a
Bite!
Your neck

An' I just wanna ask you one thing, baby
An' I just wanna ask you one thing, baby
I just wanna ask you one, thiiiiiiing
I just wanna ask you one, thiiiiiiing
I just wanna ask you one thing
A-one thing, baby

I want you to stop
Stop this rainbow in my heart.

-end-

Spoken:
'Thank you!
'Thank you so very.

~

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