Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend

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"Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend"
Single by Lobo
A-side "A Simple Man" (original)
B-side "A Big Red Kite" (reissue)
Released June 1972 (original)
December 1972 (1972) (reissue)
Genre Soft rock[1]
Label Big Tree Records
Songwriter(s) Roland Kent LaVoie (Lobo)
Lobo singles chronology
"I'd Love You to Want Me"
(1972)
"Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend"
(1972)
"It Sure Took a Long, Long Time"
(1973)

"I'd Love You to Want Me"
(1972)
"Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend"
(1972)
"It Sure Took a Long, Long Time"
(1973)

"Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend" is a song recorded by Lobo and released as a single in 1972. He wrote the song, which appears on his album "Of a Simple Man". The single peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the third of four of his songs to hit #1 on the Easy Listening chart, where it had a two-week stay at that top spot in February 1973.[2]

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  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1997-07-22). "Billboard Top Soft Rock Hits: 1973 - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 148.