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I heard a song today at 11am on a radio station with the call number 88. something, here in NE Illinois. It was sung by an African American male with background singers, and the sound was either 1950's or early 1960's.
I tried to hone in on some lyrics but the line that stuck out the most was this line in the chorus, "I'd like (or love) to be alone with you.." followed by something like, "If you're not in the world.."
The singer had a Fats Domino kinda voice but this is a slow ballad with interesting chord progressions. Not a piano rocker.
Any help?

The closest I can come to answering your question is an old 1958 Faron Young song called I'd Love To Be Alone With You. But that, of course is country, not doowop as your question implies. And the Faron Young song is fast, not a slow ballad. But never the less, I like it.


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Jim Ervin


I have a good general knowledge of oldies rock and roll, traditional country and some pop music up until the late '60s and especially pre British invasion stuff. Automotive songs are a specialty of mine and I love Doowop and R&B oldies.


I had my own radio program on a local volunteer station, CJSF, from 2001-03, in which I played automotive related music from my own collection as well as spoke about the latest old car shows in my area. I'm also a singer/songwriter with 3 songs recorded on CD and many more I'd like to record.

I'm a member of S.O.C.A.N. and a local old car club, Lions Gate Model A Ford Club. I'm also a past member of the Pacific Bluegrass & Heritage Society as well as a songwriters group.

My writing appeared for 16 years in a national Canadian newspaper called Old Autos, published twice monthly. In it, I published stories on every automotively related song I knew of. For instance I did an extensive article on the many group names which took their names from car makes and models,

Pop and rock music history was taught as a part of the radio broadcasting course I took at B.C.I.T.

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