Since You Been Gone

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This article is about the 1970s rock song. For the Kelly Clarkson song, see Since U Been Gone. For other songs with similar titles, see Since You've Been Gone.

"Since You Been Gone" is the title of a rock song written and recorded by the former Argent guitarist, Russ Ballard, and first released on his 1976 album, Winning. It was produced by Roger Glover.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

"Since You Been Gone"
Song by Rainbow from the album Down to Earth
Released August 1979
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:25
Label Polydor
Writer Russ Ballard
Producer Roger Glover
Down to Earth track listing
"Makin' Love"
(4)
"Since You Been Gone"
(5)
"Love's No Friend"
(6)
"Since You Been Gone"
Single by Cherie & Marie Currie from the album Messin' with the Boys
Released 1979
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:41
Label Capitol Records
Writer Russ Ballard

Rainbow's cover version with the lead singer, Graham Bonnet, was a Top 10 single in the United Kingdom and was named the 82nd best hard rock song of all time by VH1.[2] Rainbow's version was used in a 2009 T-Mobile commercial filmed at Liverpool Street station in London, England.[citation needed]

Other cover versions include those by Head East (1978) and Clout (1978). Cherie Currie did this song as a duet with her twin, Marie Currie, on their Messin' with the Boys album in 1980. Their version reached number 95 on US charts.[3] The Head East version appeared on the band's fourth album for A&M Records. As a single, it peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at #43 in the United States.[citation needed] Alcatrazz (also fronted by Graham Bonnet covered this song on their album "Live Sentence" with Yngwie Malmsteen on guitar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Since you been gone". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "spreadit.org music". Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/messin-with-the-boys-mw0000596615/awards

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