Stevie Wonder - Until You Come Back To Me Lyrics




Though you don't call anymore
I sit and wait in vain
I guess I'll rap on your door
Tap on your window pane
I want to tell you Baby
The changes I've been going through
Missing you.
Listen you

'till you come back to me
That's what I'm gonna do

Why did you have to decide
You had to set me free
I'm gonna swallow my pride
I'm gonna beg you to (please baby please) see me
I'm gonna walk by meself
Just to prove that my love is true
Oh, for you baby

'till you come back to me
That's what I'm gonna do

Living for you my dear
Is like living in a world of constant fear
In my plea, I've got to make you see
That our love is dying

Although your phone you ignore
Somehow I must explain
I'm gonna rap on your door
Tap on your window pane
I'm gonna camp on your step
Until I get through to you
I've got to change your view baby
'till you come back to me
That's what I'm gonna do





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  1. Michael Brewster

    He wrote this song

  2. Michael L

    What is it with Itunes? Why isn't this available? Very disappointed.

  3. Steven Ryan

    Take me back to yester'year,  Stevie

  4. chronic Stitcher

    Musical genius.

  5. Mark Brown

    This is Stevie love this song

  6. Percy C. Payne

    How REFRESHING!!! After all these years, First time also hearing this GEM!!! Love Stevie's EARLY SINGING BEST!!! Sounds so FRESH!!!

  7. Walid Aladssani

    I watched a letterman clip.
    He was 12 when he wrote it.

  8. David Hubbert

    What a tune brilliant.

  9. Vision Quest

    Fantastic.

  10. Ericka Galloway-Howard

    Love this song my Grandfather's favorite artist ...Rest in Paradise B.J.G Sr 5/5/43 - 5/10/13/

  11. Ed Prue

    Wow! While thinking about Aretha's recording of this song this morning (in the shower, of course), it suddenly came to me that this must be a Stevie Wonder composition...been listening to "Songs in the Key of Life" the last couple of weeks, and this is a *very* early foreshadowing of tunes like "Ordinary Pain" and "Knocks Me Off My Feet". The funny thing is, Aretha's arrangement sounds much closer to SITKOL than this does. Truly a song ahead of its time, by one of the most brilliant composers of American popular music in the latter half of the 20th century.

  12. Steven Ryan

    my fav!

  13. Kevin Kerr

    STEVIE IS THE GOAT.. BUT IF THIS AIN'T THE CREEPIEST-PRO STALKERISH SONG I'VE HEARD IN MY LIFE..HAHAHA It is THE stalker's anthem and would never fly today.

  14. Amer Albadry

    The God of Music

  15. Act Right

    I love Detroit

  16. Dr Worktops

    So both stalking their lovers right?? Or each other

  17. Angela

    Wow!! This is the first time I have heard Stevie's version, and love his' the most!! And, he wrote this! And, did it first!

  18. Ms. Michele with 1 L

    Stevie initially wrote this song for Aretha, I personally like both renditions of the song.

    Neeah Here!!!

    Ms. Michele with 1 L he didnt write it for Aretha but shedid make it her own

  19. JP Smith

    Stevie's is far superior ..

  20. Nina Blaze

    Where has this been all my life??

  21. LGKids

    The drums on this tho! Peace!

  22. bingochoice

    stevie wonder is a genius...

  23. Maxwell Berman

    This guy was 16!

  24. Daniel Johnston

    I love it when you hear an artist sing a great tune like Aretha's version, which is great, then you hear another version, like Stevie's version, and you love the song all over again. He wrote it, his version is the one.

  25. Kevin Kerr

    I'm Stevie's biggest fan, living or dead. But if we have to judge the CRREEEEPIEST and most stalkerish lyric ever written, this beats, Every Breath You Take and You Are Not Alone put together! Hahaha! All in truthful fun, of course.. Stevie is GOAT.

  26. Dal Santos

    STEVIE WONDER lyrics : "Until You Come Back To Me"

    Though you don't call anymore
    I sit and wait in vain
    I guess I'll rap on your door
    Tap on your window pane
    I want to tell you Baby
    The changes I've been going through
    Missing you.
    Listen you

    'till you come back to me
    That's what I'm gonna do

    Why did you have to decide
    You had to set me free
    I'm gonna swallow my pride
    I'm gonna beg you to (please baby please) see me
    I'm gonna walk by meself
    Just to prove that my love is true
    Oh, for you baby

    'till you come back to me
    That's what I'm gonna do

    Living for you my dear
    Is like living in a world of constant fear
    In my plea, I've got to make you see
    That our love is dying

    Although your phone you ignore
    Somehow I must explain
    I'm gonna rap on your door
    Tap on your window pane
    I'm gonna camp on your step
    Until I get through to you
    I've got to change your view baby
    'till you come back to me
    That's what I'm gonna do

  27. Tamara Linekar

    Love love love Stevie 😘😘

  28. Daniel Johnston

    Both versions are superb! And they were big for both superstars.

  29. Daniel Johnston

    Stevie's version is super. Guys really got the talent game won.

  30. C D

    Classic, right???????

  31. Tosha Crooks

    eln.... 7391.....police Canada......

  32. Frisbieinstein

    Check out Emily Elbert's version.

  33. Pacino Rules

    I like the minor key guitar playing. Interesting to hear the original melody of the song.

  34. Lydia Sullivan

    Oh wow this is awesome!

  35. Mark Francis Nickens

    When you listen to Aretha Franklin's version of this, you can hear that he had a a lot to do with the production that helped make it a hit for her

  36. Yolanda Norman

    Stevie is a genius!!! All of his songs are hits and he did most of them at a young age!!! We need to honor him - all of our greats are leaving us:(

    govcalif

    hope he has a good long time ahead

  37. A GORGEOUS FACE

    I love stevie and Aretha’s versions I could listen to both all day!!!!! Repeat please!

  38. Bizz

    Oh my....
    A young Stevie's voice. For a 15 year old to compose these lyrics? Pure creative genius!

  39. Jason Jennings

    All we have left is you Stevie Ronald Isley Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson and we all are hanging on to y'all as long as we can you're all that are left we love y'all

  40. Jason Jennings

    Re re version was good and I respect Stevie Wonder so both songs or both versions are a classic but the queen did it just a little bit better and Stevie understand and new diss hold on Stevie you all we have left

  41. Music Styck Arnis Kiyta

    idc who u are that run at 1:04 could shake up the dead.i felt that.best part of the song

  42. Edward Anthony

    That's an Aretha par to The Beatles Fool on the Hill covered by Sergio Mendes!

  43. esquibelle

    Stevie ~ His young voice so beautiful! Check out "You Met Your Match" & Sunset & Sign a Contract on Love ~ He is the greatest & his songwriting~ I have my stories about a brilliant trumpet player & singer from Macon, Georgia who was put up in a motel on Sunset Blvd. in LA & the next-door-neighbor was Stevie Wonder who loved this cheesy motel because he could move around freely ~ Stevie had all his instruments ~ electronic keyboards & clarinets & jammed all night w'Charles Burns of Macon, GA ~

  44. Rick Matt

    What a beautiful song!

  45. Lynette Thaxton

    I love Stevie what an awesome talent!!!

  46. D Fard Da God

    We must give Stevie his greatest artist of all time's before he returns to the essence. No comparison

  47. R. Beau

    What Genius This song will forever be Timeless.
    To think Stevie gave this Masterpiece to Aretha R.I.P. one of Her Greatest songs recorded and performed.
    Some P.C.folks these days would liken it to stalking I say B.S. This is Truly a love song.

  48. Glefit

    Amazing!

  49. Miss Ross

    Stevei can sing anything.Especially when he wrote it for Aretha.Both are very good.

  50. Ricky Spicer

    Stevie, our absolute treasure!

  51. Michael Wilks

    It always befuddled me how Stevie knows all the things he knows being blind from a young age. An in the case of this beautifully written and delivered song. Having such insight and understanding about worldly things at such a tender age.

  52. zanee oliver

    Miki Howard sang it too & she did her thang on it!!!! Look it up...I guarantee u guys will love it!

  53. MrJourard

    Stevie loved Aretha Franklin and she took his song and gave it to the world. That's the story.

  54. Supreme Ali

    We grew up with real loving soul music in the 1960s and 1970s.  Loving soul music by soul people for soul people.  None of that nigga nigga bitch bitch bullshit of 2018.  js

  55. LedleyTheKing

    First time I've heard this version. Beautiful song,

  56. crjr5

    He wrote it. He sang it beautifully. I'm just surprised it wasn't released back in '67 (not until '77). In any event, we can enjoy it now. Aretha also did a phenomenal job. Two beautiful renditions. Aretha, RIP <3

  57. producer4real

    This is the kids version of this song. Clearly!

  58. spookym123

    Aretha brought me here.

  59. Fernando Iturburu

    i grew up with this version, down in the the endless sun of coastal ecuador

  60. Arthur Seymore Jr.

    Aretha did this song the best .

  61. Walter Anthony

    I play his version and Aretha's version back to back. I like his because the lyrics are clearer, Areatha version, I like the music better. Those flutes at the end are awesome.

  62. DeshaunX

    Why do people have to pit Stevie's version against Aretha's? They were great friends, and Stevie was honored for her to have recorded it. The two versions are quite different. Stevie's sounds like a teenage boy who wants the girl who dumped him to take him back. Aretha's version sounds like a grown woman who met the love of her life, acted selfishly, lost him, and may not ever love again. Both are great.

    Robert Sharp

    You nailed it.

    ohioplayer

    Imagine a 13 year old writing this tune..

    Clarissa Gafoor

    I think he was a teenager when he wrote/sang this. But yes. Why pit excellence against excellence?

    Sars Brooks

    ...MUSIC IS A FEELING - YOUR INTERPRETATION... - YOU NEVER DANCE/PLAY/SING A SONG WITH THE SAME - #EMOTION

    esquibelle

    DeshaunX ~ Sending you loads of love <3 UR a guru thx

  63. Steve Buck

    I love original versions of music.
    In this song, Stevie brings the sincerity of a male singing about his lost love and Aretha lets you know you messed up but, she's willing to take you back. I love both versions.

  64. Sir Swiftus W. Funkellwerk

    GawtDamn! My 1st time hearin this! Tears!!!

  65. Brian Ross

    "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)"
    Aretha Franklin CB.jpg
    Single by Aretha Franklin
    from the album Let Me in Your Life
    B-side "If You Don't Think"
    Released November 1973
    Genre Soul
    Length 3:28
    Label Atlantic
    Songwriter(s) Morris Broadnax, Clarence Paul, Stevie Wonder
    Producer(s) Jerry Wexler

    "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" is a song written by Morris Broadnax, Clarence Paul, and Stevie Wonder. The song was originally recorded by Stevie Wonder in 1967, but his version was not released as a single and did not appear on an album until 1977's anthology Looking Back. The most well-known version of this song is the 1973 release by Aretha Franklin, who had a million-selling, top 10 hit, on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard's R&B chart. The song reached No. 1 on the R&B chart and No. 3 on the Hot 100 chart in 1974.[1] It became an RIAA gold record.[2]

  66. lray1234

    This recording shows me two things: 1) the genius of Stevie Wonder and 2) the even greater genius of Aretha Franklin the singer

    Derrick Williams

    Miki Howard did her version of this song as well.

  67. Januquaria Space

    Smooooth!

  68. Pequin1000

    Perfect x

  69. Peter Elias

    Rest in peace Aretha Franklin.

  70. Emmett Crowder

    what a Blessing..and a Gift to the Music Industry...his music is the Soundtrack of my Life...

  71. Studio Lefrak

    Father figure.

  72. Binkle Babe

    He wrote this! But of course, Aretha took it and ran with it.

    Grace Franklin

    Most people know that Stevie wrote it fyi

  73. Ms. Michele with 1 L

    This is a classic! I just recently discovered Stevie Wonder wrote this hit. Although I like Aretha's second and several other singers versions thereafter.

    Corrynthia I AM

    Tiffany Harper Meek too. Can u believe it!

  74. Jomo Crawford

    All this time, I thought Aretha Franklin originally sang "Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" (1973) until I heard the original Stevie Wonder version (1967) on the radio three months ago. I love both versions. Both Stevie and Aretha have done a great job singing it.

  75. Free Dolphin

    Great demo by Stevie himself! But her highest the Queen toke this song up to the sky and soared around with it!

  76. joker87wild

    NOW THAT'S BLACK

  77. Nancy Gilliam

    How did I not hear this version before now??? Wow!

    MIKECNW

    Perhaps it wasn't released as a single or didn't chart.

    Jimaro Morales

    I had the same question but isn't it just so naturally a Stevie Wonder composition? Brilliant!

  78. mizpahboy

    Does this not just curl your toes? Daaaayum!!

  79. Edwin Cancel II

    What year was that original version? Beautiful song.

    Hey Serg

    Edwin Cancel II this is from 67. But he didn't release it until 74

    Byron Benguche'

    Edwin Cancel II 1967

  80. James B

    It's alittle too slow, unlike Aretha's.

  81. Wesley Kloulubak

    I first heard this song shopping at a grocery store loved it since

  82. Capcoor

    No disrespect to Aretha Franklin or Basia, but this is the best version of this song.

    DJ M.O.S.

    Capcoor I like that you mentioned the Basia version. That was pretty good as well. But I agree definitely Stevie is the one.

  83. George Custer

    I had no idea Stevie Wonder was the first to record this song!

    Corrynthia I AM

    George Custer He WROTE THIS SONG

  84. Rose Jackson

    Love this song, tugs at my heart strings always <3

  85. John Orr

    I love both versions Aretha's and Stevie's they both bring their own style to the song, Aretha's instrumentation and rytyme of the song gives it a more gospel feel to it which is all her own style and Stevie brings a more ballad style to it but one thing I can say I love the way Stevie ends the song with the ending vamp I wish that I could have been existended more (I'm gonna tap on your window pane I don't want to play these games) I'm living it.

    Sunset Vest

    John Orr he said i dont wanna wait in vain

  86. Nehei Roberts

    to saucy

  87. Marvina I

    So beautiful

  88. obvioustruths

    I prefer how he enunciated every word for clarity....but Aretha's version is well ....vintage Atetha...

  89. Lauri Bricker

    My favorite!!! Thanks for the upload!!💕

  90. Jorge Mario Rodas

    Good song and this is the original version by Stevie Wonder himself. It is one of those oldies that are so well writen and composed it makes one feel. And remeber what being wit an unrequitted love can be. Nice to hear.

  91. IN MY THOUGHTS

    I love Aretha version..this one makes me feel better

  92. A'Doris A

    I never heard the original.  I'm in love with Aretha Franklin's version.  Nothing can top that.

  93. Ron Moseby

    Stevie Wonder did write this song as a teenager back in 1967 and its a masterpiece which I love. Hand down to Aretha's 1973 version became a huge hit I also like Mikki Howard's version as well...

    jayson biggs

    Ron Moseby Aretha's version came out in '75.

  94. Jeff Davidson

    I know this is going to sound strange but, here I go: I love Stevie's songs, in fact I love Motown 'cause I grew up on it and I mean the REAL Motown.....before Motown ventured into Psychedelic and Disco type music. I love Aretha's version of this song and, until a few minutes ago, I had never heard Stevie's version, even though I knew he co-wrote the song (along with Morris Broadnax and Clarence Paul) I never knew he had recorded it! However, as much as I like both Stevie's and Aretha's versions the best cover of it, in my opinion, is by The Magnificents.

  95. Hydrick Manaigo

    I think Stevie rendition is better then both, Arethat, and Miki's

  96. David Fernleigh

    Something about Stevie Wonder, more than any otherI know of, is that no one can sing his songs as well as he and, oddly, he doesn't sound too good singing covers of songs written by others.

  97. Eve Demian

    Stevie got a lot of mileage out of 'My Cherie Amour'! Loved it then, loved it again, love it still. By any name, a haunting tune.

  98. Lori Harper

    While I love the arrangement of Aretha's version, Stevie's version far outshines Aretha's. Stevie's has much more soul. Sing Stevie. 17 years old. Wow!

    Charles Wilson

    Lori Harper wrong

    The Law of Divine Oneness

    Lori Harper I absolutely love Stevie Wonder but you are wrong. Aretha's version is so much more soulful. Stevie even admitted that her version was better. She is known as ''The Queen of Soul'' for a reason. R.I.P Aretha Franklin.

    CashCoolerJ

    "Stevie's has much more soul" That comment shows just how white you are.....

    Leona Blackwell

    @CashCoolerJ Can we just love both versions Geez!

    Leona Blackwell

    I love both versions. To me there's no contest who's better. They both have different styles.