You Never Can Tell Lyrics

Chuck Berry


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Brian Douglas Wilson, Michael Edward Love
album: Track 2 in album St. Louis to Liverpool
release date: 1964
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length: 2:39

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It was a teenage wedding, and the old folks wished them well
You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiselle
And now the young monsieur and madame have rung the chapel bell,
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

They furnished off an apartment with a two room Roebuck sale
The coolerator was crammed with TV dinners and ginger ale,
But when Pierre found work, the little money comin' worked out well
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

They had a hi-fi phono, boy, did they let it blast
Seven hundred little records, all rock, rhythm and jazz
But when the sun went down, the rapid tempo of the music fell
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

They bought a souped-up jitney, 'twas a cherry red '53,
They drove it down to Orleans to celebrate the anniversary
It was there that Pierre was married to the lovely mademoiselle
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell

Track Listing

  • 1 Little Marie
  • 2 Our Little Rendezvous
  • 3 No Particular Place to Go
  • 4 You Two
  • 5 Promised Land
  • 6 You Never Can Tell
  • 7 Go Bobby Soxer
  • 8 The Things I Used to Do
  • 9 Liverpool Drive
  • 10 Night Beat
  • 11 Merry Christmas, Baby
  • 12 Brenda Lee