Breakin' Up
The Ronettes Lyrics


Baby, when we break up from a quarrel or a fight
I can't wait to have you back and hold you, oh, so tight
Tell me why (tell me why), I want to know (I want to know), oh oh
Tell me why (tell me why) is it so (is it so), oh oh

That the best part of breakin' up is when you're making up
Best part of breakin' up is when you're making up
But, after breakin' up
Be sure you're making up with me
Every time you leave, I get those teardrops in my eyes
But they seem to go away when you apologize
Tell me why (tell me why), I want to know (I want to know), oh oh
Tell me why (tell me why) is it so (is it so), oh oh

That the best part of breakin' up is when you're making up
Best part of breakin' up is when you're making up
But, after breakin' up
Be sure you're making up with me

C'mon, baby, c'mon baby
Don't say, "Maybe"
Well, it makes no difference who was wrong
Just as long as I'll be with you

Baby, I'll be lonely till you're back where you should be
But, baby, I belong to you and you belong to me
Tell me why (tell me why), I want to know (I want to know), oh oh
Tell me why (tell me why) is it so (is it so), oh oh

That the best part of breakin' up is when you're making up (tell me why)
Best part of breakin' up is when you're making up
But, after breakin' up
Be sure you're making up with
The best part of breakin' up is when you know
That you're making up with me

C'mon, baby, c'mon baby
Don't say, "maybe"
C'mon, baby
Ooh-eee, maybe
C'mon, baby
Don't say, "maybe"

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: PHIL SPECTOR, VINCENT JR PONCIA, PETER ANDREOLI

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Comments from YouTube:

Jeff Barley

What a production, what a song! How this kind of music never grows old, shame is, it is never played enough on today's radio. Perhaps it's just too good for today!
Jeff Barley

Peter Halstead

Well said😑

Zoe the French girl

I agree........it is so otherworldly, so very beautiful this music......

Fran Labosco

I absolutely agree

Kenny Anderson

There's just NO mistaking Hal Blaine on drums. The entire Wrecking Crew was a phenomenal band, and Phil wouldn't go into the studio (usually Gold Star) without them. Awesome sound!

Tom Lord

Still gives me goosebumps after all these years. Phil was weird, but damn! he was good!

The 2nd Coming

Bro I’m partially here for the Black vs Mixed race comments. Plus, how nobody talks about how much of a psycho Phil is considering today’s climate of toxicity😆

Peter Halstead

Yupper..you said it.

Linda Rapsis

Heaven has its newest angel. Rock on Ronnie.

Robin Wilson

What a classic track - it sounds as fresh as when I first heard it, zillions of years ago!

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