Meet The Searchers

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Meet the Searchers
Studio album by The Searchers
Released August 1963
Recorded 1963
Genre Rock/Pop, Merseybeat
Length 30:06 (1963 LP)
38:32 (2001 CD Reissue)
Label Pye
Producer Tony Hatch
The Searchers chronology
Meet the Searchers
(1963)
Sugar and Spice
(1963)
Singles from Meet the Searchers
  1. "Sweets for My Sweet"
    Released: June 1963
  2. "Love Potion No. 9"
    Released: 1964 (USA)
  3. ""
    Released:
  4. ""
    Released:

Meet the Searchers is a 1963 album by British rock band, The Searchers. The album featured their first single released in June 1963, a version of The Drifters' "Sweets for My Sweet", which was a U.K. No.1 for the band, as well as their version of The Clovers "Love Potion No.9", which was released as a single in the U.S. (but not the U.K.) the following year. "Love Potion No.9" peaked on the US charts at No.22 on December 19, 1964.[1]

Personnel[edit]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sweets for My Sweet"   Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman 2:28
2. "Alright"   Jerry Ross, Lester Vanador 2:09
3. "Love Potion No. 9"   Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 2:05
4. "Farmer John"   Don Harris, Dewey Terry 1:59
5. "Stand By Me"   Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 3:28
6. "Money (That's What I Want)"   Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy 2:47
Side 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "Da Doo Ron Ron"   Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich 2:25
8. "Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya"   James Marcus Smith 2:05
9. "Since You Broke My Heart"   Don Everly, Phil Everly 2:50
10. "Tricky Dicky"   Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 2:08
11. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"   Pete Seeger 2:57
12. "Twist and Shout"   Phil Medley, Bert Russell 2:45
2001 Reissue Bonus Tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "It's All Been a Dream"   Curtis 1:49
14. "Geld (Das Ist, Was Ich Wünsche) ("Money (That's What I Want)" in German)"   Bradford, Gordy (Translator unknown) 2:46
15. "Landwirt John ("Farmer John" in German)"   Harris, Terry (Translator unknown) 2:00
16. "Mais C'Était Un Rêve ("It's All Been A Dream" in French)"   Curtis (Translator unknown) 1:51

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel. The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Revised and Enlarged, Billboard Books, New York, 1992