Be My Girl, Sally

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"Be My Girl, Sally"
Cover of Outlandos d'Amour, the 1978 album including Be My Girl, Sally.
Recorded by The Police
Released: 1978
Recorded: January-March 1978
Length: 3:22
Album(s): Outlandos d'Amour
Label(s): A&M
Writer(s): Andy Summers, Sting
Producer(s): PRODUCER NAME(S)
Studio(s): Surrey Sound Studios
Released as single? NO

"Be My Girl, Sally" is a song written by Andy Summers and Sting and recorded by The Police in 1978.

About the song

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Release History


"Be My Girl, Sally" appears on the following album releases:

Cover art Album title Release date Release country
Police-album-outlandosdamour.jpg Outlandos d'Amour 1978-11-02 United Kingdom
Police-album-messageinaboxthecompleterecordings.jpg Message In A Box: The Complete Recordings 1993-09-30 United Kingdom
Police-album-live!.jpg The Police Live! 1995-06-13 United Kingdom


Lyrics are property and copyright of their owners, and provided here for educational purposes only.

Won't you be my girl
Won't you be my girl
Won't you be my, be my, be my girl

I was blue and lonely, I couldn't sleep a wink
And I could only get unconscious if I'd had to much to drink
There was somehow, something wrong somewhere
And each day seemed grey and dead
The seeds of desperation were growing in my head
I needed inspiration, a brand new start in life
Somewhere to place affection, but I didn't want a wife

And then by lucky chance I saw in a special magazine
An ad. that was unusual, the like I'd never seen
"Experience something different with our new imported toy
She's loving, warm, inflatable and a guarantee of joy"

She came all wrapped in cardboard, all pink and shrivelled down
A breath of air was all she needed to make her lose that frown
I took her to the bedroom and pumped her with some life
And later in a moment that girl became my wife

And so I sit her in the corner and sometimes stroke her hair
And when I'm feeling naughty I blow her up with air
She's cuddly and she's bouncy, she's like a rubber ball
I bounce her in the kitchen and I bounce her in the hall

And now my life is different since Sally came my way
I wake up in the morning and have her on a tray
She's everything they say she was and I wear a permanent grin
And I only have to worry in case my girl wears thin

Won't you be my girl
Won't you be my girl
Won't you be my, be my, be my girl

Quotations and trivia

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Alternate and cover versions

A master tape from the Outlandos d'Amour sessions includes an alternative version with Andy's spoken words and piano only: Poem.

There's another alternate studio version of Be My Girl, Sally which sounds more like the live version. It includes an additional guitar line and spooky guitar effects in the background of Andy's Sally monologue (3:15 minutes).

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