Classics and some curiosities in the history of music.
"A Fork in the Road" is a 1965 Motown song recorded by American R&B singing group The Miracles, and written by Miracles members Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, and Ronnie White, on Motown Records' Tamla subsidiary label. (T54118) This song was included as the closing track on the Miracles' 1965 studio LP, Going to a Go-Go, and was also released as the B-side of their million-selling Grammy Hall of Fame hit single, "The Tracks of My Tears". Though this original version never charted nationally, it was a strong regional hit in many areas of the country and a popular part of the Miracles' live show.Nineteen years later, American singer Rebbie Jackson recorded a cover of the song for her debut album, Centipede. Jackson's cover was released as a single, and peaked at number 40 on the R&B chart.The Miracles' 2002 CD re-release of the Going To A Go Go/Away We A Go Go albums features a never-before released live version of "A Fork in the Road", delivered to an enthusiastic audience response.
BewareBewareBewareSeems like love should be easier to bearBut it's such a heavy load (A heavy load)Worldwide traveler, you ain't been nowhereTill you've traveled down love's roadI know I may be just a stranger (Just a stranger)Lover, let me warn you there's the dangerOf the fork in love's roadBewareThe danger is thereHo, ho, ho (Danger)One way is for those who go alongThat way tempts a girl like meOh, but lovers don't try to make it on your own (Don't try it, don't try it, don't try it)You don't want the miseryOh, oh, why didn't I see the signOoh, ooh, before I left my love behindAt the fork in love's roadBewareThe danger is thereHo, ho, hoIf there is some thing that you don't see eye to eye (Eye to eye)You better think before you tell your love goodbye (Goodbye)'Cause your path may never cross againYou make sure you take the same bendAt the fork in love's road, babyBewareThe danger is thereWatch the fork in the roadYou better beware(The fork in the road)Beware (Beware)The danger's there (Beware)Woo, hoo, hoo (Beware)(The fork in the road)The fork in love's road (Beware)You better beware (Beware)