Category Archive: 1963

SWEET DREAMS (song)

Sweet Dreams (Don Gibson song) 1955 Recorded 1963 Genre Country Length 2:31 Label Decca Writer(s) Don Gibson Producer(s) Owen Bradley “Sweet Dreams” or “Sweet Dreams (of You)” is a country ballad, which was written by Don Gibson. Gibson originally recorded the song in 1955; his version hit the top ten of Billboard’s country chart, but …

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MORE (Song)

More (Alex Alstone and Tom Glazer song) “More” is a popular song with music by Alex Alstone and lyrics by Tom Glazer, published in 1956. (Not to be confused with the identical titled melody from the soundtrack of “Mondo Cane”, 1963. The best-known version of the song was recorded by Perry Como on May 8, …

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IN THE WIND

In the Wind In the Wind is the third album by the American folk music trio Peter, Paul & Mary, released in 1963 (see 1963 in music). It was reissued on audio CD in 1990. In the Wind was so successful that when it hit #1 on the Billboard album charts, it caused their two …

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DEEP PURPLE (Song)

Deep Purple (song) Published 1933 Composer(s) Peter DeRose Lyricist(s) Mitchell Parish “Deep Purple” was the biggest hit written by pianist Peter DeRose, who broadcast, 1923 to 1939, with May Singhi as “The Sweethearts of the Air” on the NBC radio network. “Deep Purple” was published in 1933 as a piano composition. The following year, Paul …

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WE CAN WORK IT OUT

We Can Work It Out – “We Can Work It Out” is a song by the Beatles, written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon. It was released as a “double A-sided” single with “Day Tripper”, the first time both sides of a single were so designated in an initial release. Both songs were recorded during …

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THAT’S LIFE (song)

That’s Life (song) – 1963 “That’s Life” is a popular song written by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon and first recorded by Marion Montgomery. The most famous version is by Frank Sinatra, released on his 1966 album of the same name. Sinatra recorded the song after hearing an earlier cover of it by O.C. Smith; …

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DANCE ON!

Dance On! – 1963 “Dance On!” is an instrumental by the British instrumental group, The Shadows. It went to number 1 in the UK Singles Chart and the Irish Singles Chart. It was also recorded in a vocal version by British female soloist Kathy Kirby, whose version reached number 11 in the UK chart in …

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WITH THE BEATLES

With the Beatles – 1963 With the Beatles is the second studio album by the English rock group the Beatles. It was released on 22 November 1963, on Parlophone, and was recorded four months after the band’s debut Please Please Me. The album features eight original compositions (seven by Lennon–McCartney and “Don’t Bother Me”, George …

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LOVE POTION NUMBER 9 (song)

Love Potion No. 9 (song) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released September 1959 Length 2:02 Label United Artists Writer(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller Released 1963 Genre Rock and roll Length 2:05 Label Kapp KJB-27 Writer(s) Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller “Love Potion No. 9” is a song written in 1959 by Jerry Leiber and …

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WIVES AND LOVERS

Wives and Lovers – 1963 “Wives and Lovers” is a 1963 song by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. It has been recorded by numerous male and female vocalists, instrumentalists and ensembles, most notably by Jack Jones in 1963. That recording earned the 1964 Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male, and peaked at number fourteen …

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