Don't Throw Your Love Away

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"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
Single by The Searchers
B-side "I Pretend I'm With You"
Released April 1964
Format 7" single
Genre Merseybeat
Length 2:17
Label Pye 7N15630 (UK)[1]
Kapp 593 (USA)
Writer(s) Billy Jackson / Jimmy Wisner[1]
Producer(s) Tony Hatch[1]
The Searchers singles chronology
"Needles and Pins"
(1964)
"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
(1964)
"Someday We're Gonna Love Again"
(1964)

"Don't Throw Your Love Away" is a song that was originally released in 1963 by The Orlons. It was the B-side to "Bon-Doo-Wah", which peaked at No. 55 in the US charts.

The song was covered by The Searchers and released in April 1964.[1] It went to No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart,[2][3] and the Irish Singles Chart. It peaked at #4 in Denmark.

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  1. ^ a b c d Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 78. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 162–3. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Discography". The-searchers.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-04-05.