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"
"Since You Been Gone"
"Love's No Friend"
"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.


  1. ^ "Since you been gone". Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  2. ^ " music". Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
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