Tear Fell



A Tear FellTeresa BrewerWritten by Dorian Burton and Eugene RandolphPeaked at # 5 in 1956Teresa Breuer's biggest hit of the rock era, released under her stage-name "Teresa Brewer." Single b/w "Boll Weevil," which charted separately as a Top 20 hit. White pop cover version of Ivory Joe Hunter's Top 20 R&B hit. Later covered by Ray Charles as a Top 50 soul version in 1964.A fool am I, a fool am I, in loveA tear fell when I saw you in the arms of someone newA tear fell when you left me all alone and feeling blueA tear fell when you told me that your love was not for meOh, I didn't miss the teardrops but I missed you constantlyA fool am I, a fool am I, in loveThe teardrops that you stepped on as you danced across the floorWere crushed like my poor heart was when you walked out of the doorA tear fell when you told me that the flame in your heart diedDarlin', have I lost you like these teardrops from my eyes?A fool am I, a fool am I in love<instrumental break-first two lines of verse one>A tear fell when you told me that your love was not for meOh, I didn't miss the teardrops but I missed you constantlyA fool am I, a fool am I, in love