Australian singles chart:
Don’t Expect Me to Be Your Friend entered the Kent charts on 12 March 1973 and peaked at #4. The song was #40 on the Top 100 of 1973.
The song is on Of a Simple Man which entered the Kent album charts on 16 April 1973 and peaked at #18.
Phil Gernhard, Billy Aerts
Record label of Australian release:
The American singer-songwriter known as Lobo (Spanish for wolf) is Kent LaVoie.
Lobo had 7 songs on the Australian singles charts and one LP on our album charts. As well as Don’t Expect Me to Be Your Friend his biggest Australian hits were I’d Love You To Want Me (#1) and Me & You & a Dog Named Blue (#8).
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lobo_(musician)
In Don’t Expect Me to Be Your Friend, the singer is in love with someone he can never have. The unattainable object of his love has no idea what’s going on or that there’s anything wrong.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/lobo/dont-expect-me-to-be-your-friend
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