Jimmy Osmond - Little Arrows - 1975

Jimmy Osmond - Little Arrows (1975) (MGM M3G 4916) (LP)

A Mike Curb Production

Little Arrows
Tic Tac Toe

Arranged by Tommy Oliver
Produced by Mike Curb and
Michael Lloyd

Day O
Good Old Bad Old Days
Purple People Eater
I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door
Good Ole Mammy Song

Arranged by Don Costa
Produced by Mike Curb and
Don Costa

Don’t You Remember***
Arranged by Tommy Oliver
Produced by Michael Lloyd and
The Osmonds

Keep Your Eye on the
Girlie You Love
Angry

Arranged by Tommy Oliver
Produced by Mike Curb,
Michael Lloyd, and The Osmonds

Executive Producers: 
The Osmonds

Engineered by
Ed Greene, Umberto Gatica, and Donny Osmond

Recorded at
MGM Recording Studios,
Hollywood CA

Vocals recorded at
Kolob Recording Studios,
Provo, Utah

Cover Photography: 
Leandro Correa

Liner Photography: 
Albert Mckenzie Watson

Design: 
Rod Dyer, Inc.

Art Direction: 
Sheri Leverich

Side One

1. Little Arrows
2. I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door
3. Day O
4. Tic Tac Toe
5. Keep Your Eye On The Girlie You Love

Side Two

1. The Good Old Bad Old Days
2. Angry
3. Purple People Eater
4. Don't You Remember
5. Good Ole Mammy Song
Side One
1. Little Arrows

There’s a boy a little boy
Shootin’ arrows in the blue
And he’s aiming them at someone
But the question is at who
Is it me or is it you
It’s hard to tell until you’re hit
But you know it when they hit you
‘Cause they hurt a little bit

Here they come
pouring out of the blue
Little arrows for
me and for you
You’re falling in love again,
falling in love again

Little arrows in your clothing,
little arrows in your hair
When you’re in love
you’ll find those
little arrows everywhere
Little arrows that will hit you once
and hit you once again
Little arrows that hit everybody
every now and then

Some folks run and others hide
But there’s nothing they can do
And some folks put on armour
But the arrows go straight through
So you see there’s no escape
Why not face it and admit
That you love those little arrows
When they hurt a little bit

Here they come
pouring out of the blue
Little arrows for me
and for you
You’re falling in love again,
falling in love again

Little arrows in your clothing,
little arrows in your hair

When you’re in love
you’ll find those
little arrows everywhere
Little arrows that will hit you once
and hit you once again
Little arrows that hit everybody
every now and then

Here they come
pouring out of the blue
Little arrows for me
and for you
You’re falling in love again,
falling in love again

Little arrows in your clothing,
little arrows in your hair
When you’re in love you’ll find
those little arrows everywhere
Little arrows that will hit you once
and hit you once again
Little arrows that hit everybody
every now and then.

2. I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door

I’m gonna knock on your door,
ring on your bell
Tap on your widow too
If you don’t come out tonight
when the moon is bright
I’m gonna knock’n
ring’n tap until you do

I’m gonna knock on your door,
 call out your name
Wake up the town you’ll see
I’m gonna hoot and howl
like a lovesick owl
Until you say you’re
gonna come out with me

Hey little girl, this ain’t no time to sleep
Let’s count kisses
‘stead of counting sheep
How, how can I hold you near
With you up there and me down here

I’m gonna knock on your door,
ring on your bell
Tap on your window too
If you don’t come out tonight
when the moon is bright
I’m gonna knock’n ring’n
tap until you do

Hey little girl,
this ain’t no time to sleep
Let’s count kisses
‘stead of counting sheep
How, how can I hold you near
With you up there and me down here

I’m gonna knock on your door,
ring on your bell
Tap on your window too
If you don’t come out tonight
when the moon is bright
I’m gonna knock’n ring’n
tap until you do

I’m gonna knock and ring and tap
And knock and ring and tap
And knock and rap and ring
And tap and knock until you do.

3. Day O

Work all day till the job is done
Stack banana till night time come
Come Mr tally man, tally me banana
Come Mr tally man, tally me banana

Lift six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
Six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
Day O, Day -O
(daylight come and I wanna go home)
Day, Day O Day, Day O Day, Day O Day O
(daylight come and I wanna go home)

A beautiful bunch of ripe banana
Hide from deadly black tarantula
Work all day till the job is done
Stack banana till the night time come

Day O, Day- O
(Daylight come and
I wanna go home)
Day, Day O Day, Day O Day, Day O Day O
(daylight come and I wanna go home)
Come Mr tally man, tally me banana
Come Mr tally man, tally me banana

Day O, Day-O
Night time comes and I wanna go home

4. Tic Tac Toe

Playing tic tac toe with my heart
You line me up and then you start
I never know which way you go
Your playing tic tac toe with my heart

You're saying innie, meanie,
miney mo
First it’s yes and then it’s no
You can’t decide until you’ve tried
Your game of tic tac toe with my heart

You draw a line through
this heart of mine
Then you cross me off your list
You be to blame for the
name of the game
Is all the love you’re gonna miss
(you’re gonna miss,
you’re gonna miss,
you’re gonna miss)

Your playing tic tac toe with my heart
And you should know that’s
not too smart
Make up your mind before you find
You’ve lost the tic tac toe with my heart

You draw a line through
this heart of mine
Then you cross me off  of your list
You’ll be to blame if the
name of the game
Is all the love you’re gonna miss
(you’re gonna miss, 
you’re gonna miss,
you’re gonna miss)

Your playing tic tac toe with my heart
And you should know
that’s not too smart
Make up your mind before you find
You’ve lost the tic tac toe in my heart

Make up your mind before you find
You’ve lost the tic tac
toe with my
Tic tac toe with my
Tic tac toe with my heart

5. Keep Your Eye On The Girlie You Love

Keep your eye on the
girlie you love
There’s a beau that
you know nothing of
Who comes around to call
when you’re out of sight
She may not fall
but maybe she might

Never take her back home before ten
She might turn round
and go out again
So keep your eye upon your girl Bill
‘Cause if you don’t some
other fellow will

Keep your eye on the girlie you love
Every night when the
moon’s up above
Because a boy might try
to give her a call
She may be true but maybe she’ll fall

Never leave her for more than a day
‘Cause there’s millions
who lose them that way
So keep your eye upon your girl Bill
‘Cause if you don’t
some other fellow will

If you don’t some other fellow will
‘Cause if you don’t
some other fellow will

Side Two

1. The Good Old Bad Old Days

Don’t you realize living today
I’m happy to say
In the good old bad old days
Taking the breaks
and making mistakes
In the good old bad old ways

Some people say
They’d love for the old days
To take them way back when
I’d sooner stay
right here with the gold days
Than go through that again

Take today you’re either
out or you’re in
You lose or you win
In the sad old glad old days
You’re poor or you’re rich
Who knows which is which anyway

We’re living on time
we’re having to borrow
No-one knows if we will
live to see tomorrow
Nevertheless I guess
we’ve got to confess
These are the good old bad old days

La la la la la la la la la la

2. Angry

Angry, please don’t be angry
‘Cause I was only teasing you

True love never does run smooth
At least that’s what I’m told
If that is true then our love
surely must be good as gold
How we battle everyday
and when I wanna kiss
I have to start explaining
and it sounds about like this

Angry, please don’t be angry
‘Cause I was only teasing you

I wouldn’t even let
you think of leaving
Don’t you know
I love you true
Just because I took al
look at somebody else
That’s no reason you should
put poor me on the shelf

Angry, please don’t be angry
‘Cause I was only teasing you

Don’t believe a thing you hear
Just wait till you see
Then you’ll find no cause
to show you’re jealous of me

Angry, please don’t be angry
‘Cause I was only teasing you
‘Cause I was only teasing you
‘Cause I was only teasing you

(Angry, please don’t be angry)
‘Cause I was only teasing you
(Angry, please don’t be angry)
‘Cause I was only teasing you

3. Purple People Eater

Well I saw the thing
comin’ out of the sky
It had one long horn
and one big eye
I commenced to shakin’
and I said ‘ooo-eee’
It looks like a purple
people eater to me

It was a one-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
Sure looks strange to me

Well he came down to earth
and he lit in a tree
I said Mr purple people eater
don’t eat me
I heard him say in a
voice so gruff
I wouldn’t eat you
cause you’re so tough

It was a one-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
Sure looks strange to me

I said Mr purple people eater,
what’s your line
He said eatin’ purple people
and it sure is fine
But that’s not the reason
why I came to land
I wanna get a job in
a rock and roll band

Well bless my soul,
Rock and roll,
flyin’ purple people eater
Pigeon-toed, undergrowed,
flyin’ purple people eater
(He wear short shorts)
Friendly little people eater
What a sight to see

Well then he swung from the tree
and he lit on the ground
Then started to rock and
really rockin’ around
He was a crazy kid
with a swingin’ tune
Sing a bop bop a loopa 
lopa loom bam boom

Well bless my soul, rock and roll,
flyin’ purple people eater
Pigeon-toed, undergrowed,
flyin’ purple people eater
(I like short shorts)
Friendly little purple eater
What a sight to see

Well he went on his way
and what do you know
I saw him last night
on a TV show
He was blowing it out,
a really knockin’ em dead
Playin’ rock and roll music
from the horn in his head

It was a one-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
Sure looks strange to me

Well bless my soul, rock and roll,
flyin’ purple people eater
Pigeon-toed, undergrowed,
flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned,
flyin’ purple people eater
What a sight to see

4. Don't You Remember

Do you remember long time ago?
How I used to follow you around
Remember how I tried
to make you laugh
By being the teacher’s clown
The time I chased you
‘neath the mistletoe
I stole a kiss and ran away
The time I made you buy a Valentine
Don’t you remember?

Do you remember all the talks we had
When I walked you home from School
I told you I would be
your love one day
And you said I was a fool
We’re a little bit older now
And I’m loving you more each day
I’m getting closer to the words I said
Don’t you remember?

Oh you, you, you, what can
I do, do, do
To show you that I love you
So you’ll remember
Oh you, you, you, all that I ever wanna do
I wanna get close to you
Love you forever

Everyday you’re meaning more to me
Gonna put my games away
All I want is having you around
Tell me that you wanna stay
It’s gonna be just a matter of time
Till we make our dreams come true
Tell me now what I want to hear
And I’ll love you forever

Oh you, you, you, what can
I do, do, do
To show you that I love you
So you’ll remember
Oh you, you, you, what
can I do, do, do
To show you that I love you
So you’ll remember

5. Good Ole Mammy Song

There are songs that make me happy
There are songs that make me sad
But the songs that mean
the most to me
Are about the best friend I ever had
God bless her

Give me a good ole Mammy song
One that I can sing down on my knee
Give me a good ole Mammy song
With an old fashioned melody
One that says I’ve been away
and I’ve been blue
One that says I’m coming
home to Y-O-U
Give me a good ole Mammy song
And Mammy I’ll sing about you

I’ve got to hear a Mammy song
One that makes you cry a happy tear
Give me a good ole Mammy song
One that gets you, way down here
Just to see her smile again
would fill me with joy
Mammy, Mammy, don’t you know me
I’m your little boy
Give me a good ole Mammy song
And Mammy I’ll sing about you

You know folks
It’s been an awful long time
since I’ve heard a good
ole Mammy song
And I’m getting kinda lonesome
for the good old days
When it was no shame,
to get down on your knees
And sing a song for the best friend you ever had
You’re Mother

Just to see her smile again would fill me with joy
Oh Mammy, Mammy, don’t you
know me, I’m your little boy
Give me a good ole Mammy song
And Mammy you’ll know what I’ll do
Oh Mammy, I’ll sing about you