Pearl's a Singer
|"Pearl's a Singer"|
|Single by Elkie Brooks|
|from the album Two Days Away|
|Released||February 25, 1977|
|Genre||Blues rock, soft rock|
|Writer(s)||Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ralph Dino, John Sembello|
|Producer(s)||Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller|
"Pearl's a Singer" is a song made famous by the British singer Elkie Brooks, as taken from her 1977 album, Two Days Away. It was first recorded by its co-writers Ralph Dino and John Sembello in 1974.
The song is a ballad, telling the story of a failed singer who still dreams of the success she might have had.
Brooks' cover version was her debut chart single. It reached #8 in the UK Singles Chart in spring 1977. It remained her highest placing in that chart until "No More the Fool" reached #5, early in 1987.
- "Pearl's A Singer (original) - Dino & Sembello 1974". YouTube. 1977-03-24. Retrieved 2012-08-07.
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