Roy Clark – Come Live With Me

It peaked at # 1 on the US Hot Country Songs charts, remaining a total of 16 weeks on the charts, he also reached # 1 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts. The song was included on Roy's 16th studio album, Come Live with Me (Dot Records 1973)

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“Come Live with Me “, a song written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, was recorded by Roy Clark for the Dot Records label, in November 1972, at Bradley’s Barn, 722 Bender’s Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, TN. In the same session also The song, “Somewhere Between Love and Tomorrow”, was recorded. With Jim Foglesong’s production, the song was released in January 1973. On May 12, 1973, it peaked at # 1 on the US Hot Country Songs charts, remaining a total of 16 weeks on the charts. A week later, on May 19, 1973, he also reached # 1 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts. It was the first and only number one in Roy Clark’s career. “Come Live with Me”, made him one of the genre’s most popular stars.
The song was included on Roy’s 16th studio album, Come Live with Me (Dot Records 1973), the album was released in early 1973, and peaked at # 4 on the US Top Country Albums charts on December 22. 1973, remaining a total of 33 weeks on the charts.



Versions:
Ray Charles 1973 (Crossover Records)
Hank Snow 1974 (RCA Victor)
The Waterboys 1990 (Chrysalis Records)
Steve Tyrell 2018 (EastWest Records America)

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Roy Clark – Come Live With Me lyrics

Come live with me and be my love share my bread and wine
Be wife to me be life to me be mine
Come live with me and be my love let our dreams combine
Be mate to me be fate to me be mine
With these hands I’ll build a roof to shield your head
And with these hands I’ll carve the wood for a baby bed
Come live with me and be my love share my bread and wine
Be part of me the heart of me be mine
I’ll try to do my best for you I’ll promise you
I’ll laugh with you I’ll cry with you my whole life through
Come live with me and be my love share my bread and wine
Be part of me the heart of me be mine

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