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Devoted to You" is a song written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.
The best-known version was recorded by
The Everly Brothers, and released by [1 ] Cadence Records as catalog number 1350. This version was issued as the flip side of " Bird Dog," but reached the charts on its own, at No. 10 on the United States pop charts, No. 25 in Australia, and No. 1 in Canada. In addition, the song reached No. 7 on the United States country music chart and No. 2 on the rhythm and blues chart.
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It was also recorded by
James Taylor and Carly Simon, appearing on Simon's 1978 album, . It peaked at No. 36 on Boys in the Trees Billboard Hot 100, No. 2 on Adult Contemporary, and No. 33 on Hot Country Singles chart. [4 ]
The Beach Boys version was a part of their 1965 album and was sung by Mike Love and Brian Wilson. This version was later included as the b-side to the Beach Boys' Party! Mike Love and Brian Wilson single, " Gettin' Hungry". A version without the Party! sound effects can be found on their compilation. Hawthorne, CA
Sandy Posey recorded a compelling cover on her Sweet Dreams album in which she emulated The Everly Brothers harmony using multi-track recording. The song was also covered live by The Seekers on their 1993 25 Year Reunion Celebration album.
Kathleen Robertson sang the song in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210.
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