Who Sang I Was Only Telling a Lie? James Taylor

James Taylor JT cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Norman Jesse Whitfield
release date: 1977-6
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Ballad
length: 3:25
producer: Peter Asher
mixer: Val Garay
recording engineer: Val Garay
Got a lovely view
Classic shot of the parking lot
An off ramp of route 72

Half flat six pack of lukewarm beer
So lay down by my side
Like to whisper sweet nothings in my filthy ear
'Til I'm satisfied

Baby-bootie, juicy-fruity, truck-stop cutie, roadside-beauty
I'm in love with you
Hope it don't last too long

You got the mackerel eyes
Brought the side of fries
You got me hypnotized
I'm in love again

Now baby when I told you that
I love you
I was only telling a lie
I'll be long gone come the crack of dawn
And I believe the word is
Good-bye, bye baby, bye, bye

I was only telling a lie
There ain't no need to act like I
Shot your dog, no
I was only telling a lie
Lie, lie, lie, lie...






Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Your Smiling Face
  • 2 There We Are
  • 3 Honey Don't Leave L.A.
  • 4 Another Grey Morning
  • 5 Bartender's Blues
  • 6 Secret o' Life
  • 7 Handy Man
  • 8 I Was Only Telling a Lie
  • 9 Looking for Love on Broadway
  • 10 Terra Nova
  • 11 Traffic Jam
  • 12 If I Keep My Heart Out of Sight

  • Album Information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin