Gypsy Woman (The Impressions song)

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"Gypsy Woman"
Single by The Impressions
from the album The Impressions
B-side "As Long As You Love Me"
Released 1961 (1961)
Genre Rhythm and blues
Label ABC-Paramount
Writer(s) Curtis Mayfield

"Gypsy Woman" is a 1961 rhythm and blues song written by Curtis Mayfield and recorded by his group The Impressions. The group's first single following the departure of lead singer Jerry Butler, it reached No. 2 on the R&B chart and No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] It also appeared on the group's 1963 eponymous debut album.

Covers
Year Artist Chart Position Album Comments
1963 Ricky Nelson 63—Hot 100[2] For Your Sweet Love[3]
1970 Brian Hyland 3—Hot 100[4] Brian Hyland Produced by Del Shannon

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "The Impressions [Awards]". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "Rick Nelson [Awards]". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rick Nelson* – For Your Sweet Love". Discogs. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Brian Hyland [Awards]". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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