BACK TO Code HOT - HOME
BACK TO LYRICS INDEX

Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine


Ooh, I bet you're wonderin' how I knew
'Bout your plans to make me blue
With some other guy you knew before
Between the two of us guys, you know, I loved you more
It took me by surprise, I must say, when I found out yesterday
Don't you know that I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine
Oh, I heard it through the grapevine
Oh, I'm just about to lose my mind,
honey, honey, oh well
I heard it through the grapevine,
Not much longer would you be mine, baby - ooh

I know a man ain't supposed to cry
But these tears I can't hold inside
Losing you would end my life, you see
'Cos you mean that much to me
You could have told me yourself that you loved someone else
Instead I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine
Oh, I heard it through the grapevine
And I'm just about to lose my mind, honey, honey, oh well
I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine, baby - ooh ooh

People say believe half of what you see
Son, and none of what you hear
But I can't help but being confused
If it's true, please tell me, dear
Do you plan to let me go for the other guy you loved before?
Don't you know I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine
Baby, I heard it through the grapevine
Ooh, I'm just about to lose my mind, honey, honey, yeah
I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine, baby - yeah yeah yeah yeah

Honey, honey I know
I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine, baby - yeah yeah yeah yeah
That you're letting me go
Said I heard it through the grapevine - ooh
I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine, baby
I heard it through the grapevine

(Whitfield/Strong)
1968 - originally performed by 'Gladys Knight & The Pips' 1967

Buy sheet music