1256 Goodbye My Love – The Searchers (1965)

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The Searchers.

This song was written by Robert Mosley, Lamar Simington, Leroy Swearingen, and Sergio Bardotti. It was first recorded by Robert Mosley in 1963. It was recorded by Jimmy Hughes in 1965. It was recorded by The Searchers the same year. It was released as a single with ‘Till I Met You on the B-side. The single reached number four on the UK Singles chart and number fifty-two on the Billboard chart. This was The Searchers’ sixth and last top ten hit in the UK.

1255 When I Get Home – Bobby Darin (1965)

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Bobby Darin

This song was written by Bobby Darin and Russell Alquist. It was first recorded by Bobby Darin in 1965. It was released as a single with Lonely Road on the B-side.It failed to chart. The song was recorded by Merseybeat group The Searchers the same year and released as a single.

 Now Hear This : When I Get Home – The Searchers (1965)

1253 Goodbye My Lover – Jimmy Hughes (1965)

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Jimmy Hughes.

This song was written by Robert Mosley, Lamar Simington, Leroy Swearingen, and Sergio Bardotti. It was first recorded by Robert Mosley as Goodbye My Lover Goodbye in 1963. Jimmy Hughes recorded the song in 1965 and released it as a single.That version was titled Goodbye My Lover. The B-side was It Was Nice. The single wasn’t released in the UK until 1966. The song was recorded by The Searchers in 1965 and released as a single. Their version was titled Goodbye My Love. The song has also been recorded by Peter And Gordon, and Lulu among others.

Now Hear This : Goodbye My Love – The Searchers (1965)

1055 When You Walk In The Room – The Searchers (1964)

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When You Walk In The Room.

This song was written by Jackie DeShannon and was first recorded by her in 1963. Merseybeat group The Searchers covered the song in 1964. It was released as a single with I’ll Be Missing You on the B-side. It reached number three on the UK Singles chart. It reached number thirty-five on the Billboard chart. It was The Searchers’ fifth top ten single in the UK. Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas recorded the song for their 1965 album Trains And Boats And Planes. Ian And The Zodiacs recorded the song for their 1965 album Gear Again – 12 Hits. The Pete Best Band recorded a live version in Liverpool in 1988. It was released in 1992 on the album Live At The Adelphi.

Now Hear This : When You Walk In The Room – Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas (1965)
When You Walk In The Room – Ian And The Zodiacs (1965)
When You Walk In The Room – The Pete Best Band (1992)

 

1054 Don’t Throw Your Love Away – The Searchers (1964)

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The Searchers.

This song was written by Billy Jackson and Jimmy Wisner in 1963. It was first recorded by The Orlons. Merseybeat group The Searchers covered the song in 1964. It was released as a single with I Pretend I’m With You on the B-side. It went to number one on the UK Singles chart and number sixteen on the Billboard chart. It was their third and last number one in the UK.

1053 Needles And Pins – The Searchers (1964)

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Needles And Pins.

Jack Nitzsche and Sonny Bono wrote this song in 1963 and it was first recorded by Jackie DeShannon. Merseybeat group The Searchers recorded the song in 1963 and released it as a single in 1964. The B-side was Saturday Night Out. The single reached number one on the UK Singles chart and number thirteen on the Billboard chart. It was their second number one single in the UK. Merseybeat group Denny Seyton And The Sabres recorded the somg for their 1964 album It’s The Gear (14 Hits). Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers With Stevie Nicks released a live version in 1985 on the album Pack Up The Plantation : Live. John Lennon liked this song and he played part of it during rehearsals for Saturday Club in 1964.

Now Hear This : Needles And Pins – Denny Seyton And The Sabres (1964)
Needles And Pins – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers With Stevie Nicks (1985)

1044 Some Day We’re Gonna Love Again – Barbara Lewis (1964)

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Barbara Lewis.

This song was written by Sharon McMahan and was recorded by Barbara Lewis in 1964. It was released as a single with Spend A Little Time on the B-side. The song was first released in the UK on the album Baby, I’m Yours in 1966. Merseybeat group The Searchers covered the song in 1964 and released it as a single.

Now Hear This : Some Day We’re Gonna Love Again – The Searchers (1964)

1041 Gonna Send You Back To Georgia (A City Slick) – Timmy Shaw (1964)

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Gonna Send You Back To Georgia (A City Slick).

This song was written by Johnnie Mae Matthews and Timmy Shaw (who’s real name was Jake Hammonds). It was originally called A City Slick. It was first released as the B-side to I’m A Lonely Guy on the Audrey label. It was re-named and released as a single on the Wand label with I’m A Lonely Guy on the B-side. It went to number forty-one on the Billboard chart. The Animals covered the song as Gonna Send You Back To Walker in 1964. Merseybeat group The Searchers recorded the song in 1964 for their album It’s The Searchers. The single was on John Lennon’s 1965 jukebox.

Now Hear This : Gonna Send You Back To Georgia – The Searchers (1964)

1018 Hi-Heel Sneakers – Tommy Tucker (1964)

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Hi-Heel Sneakers.

This song was written by Tommy Tucker, who’s real name was Robert Higginbotham. It was recorded by him in 1963 and was released as a single in 1964. The B-side was I Don’t Want ‘Cha (Watcha Gonna Do). It went to number eleven on the Billboard Chart and number one on the R&B Chart. In the UK it reached number twenty-three on the UK Singles Chart. The single was on John Lennon’s 1965 jukebox. The Beatles played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969. The song was part of Paul McCartney’s repertoire. A live version was released in 1991 on the album Unplugged (The Official Bootleg).

Merseybeat group The Searchers covered the song in 1964 for their album It’s The Searchers. A live version recorded at the Star Club by Johnny And The Hurricanes was released in 1980 on the album Live At The Starclub. The song has also been recorded by Jerry Lee Lewis, Vince Taylor, Tina Turner, The Everly Brothers, and Stevie Wonder among others.

Now Hear This : Hi-Heel Sneakers – The Searchers (1964)
Hi-Heel Sneakers – Paul McCartney (1991)

0959 Sugar And Spice – The Searchers (1963)

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Sugar And Spice.

This song was written by Tony Hatch under the pseudonym Fred Nightingale. It was first recorded by Merseybeat group The Searchers in 1963. It was released as a single with Saints And Searchers on the B-side. It went to number two on the UK Singles chart.
The song has also been recorded by The Typhoons, The Tony Hatch Sound and The Cryan’ Shames among others.