Anyone for Tennis

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"Anyone for Tennis"
Single by Cream
B-side Pressed Rat and Warthog
Released May 1968[1]
Format 7" Single
Recorded January-February 1968
Genre Pop
Length 2:37
Label Atco (US), Polydor (UK)
Writer(s) Eric Clapton, Martin Sharp
Producer(s) Felix Pappalardi
Cream singles chronology
"Sunshine of Your Love"
(January 1968)
"Anyone for Tennis"
(May 1968)
"White Room"
(September 1968)
1968 ATCO 45 single label, 45-6575

"Anyone for Tennis (The Savage Seven Theme)" is a 1968 song by the English rock band Cream which was featured in the 1968 movie The Savage Seven.[2] The song was on the movie soundtrack album and was released as a single.

The single by Cream backed with "Pressed Rat and Warthog" reached #40 on the UK charts in June, 1968 and #64 on the U.S. charts in May, 1968.[3][4]

The song was performed during their appearance on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in lip-synching form.



Year Single Position
UK Top 40
"Anyone for Tennis"/
"Pressed Rat and Warthog"



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