Verdelle Smith (singer)
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- "Tar and Cement": Verdelle Smith recorded "Tar and Cement", an English-language version of the 1966 Italian song "Il ragazzo della via Gluck" by singer Adriano Celentano. Her English version was written by Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance. "Tar and Cement" made it to No. 1 in Australia and to No. 38 in the United States It was also No.6 on "Keener 13" from Detroit radio station WKNR for the week ending June 27, 1966.
- "(Alone) In My Room" was originally a Spanish song written by Joaquin Pieto, and was later recorded by the Walker Brothers on their second LP, Portrait (1966); by Nancy Sinatra, also in 1966, for her debut album Boots; and by Marc and the Mambas for their 1983 album Torment and Toreros. The English lyrics were also written by Pockriss and Vance.
- She also recorded "I Don't Need Anything", which was later a minor UK hit in 1966-67 for Sandie Shaw.
- "In My Room" / "Walk Tall", Jan 1966, No. 62 US Hot 100
- "Oh How Much I Love You"
- "Tar and Cement" / "A Piece of the Sky", 1966, No. 38 US Hot 100
- "I Don't Need Anything"
- "If You Can't Say Anything Nice About Me"
- "Baby, Baby" / "There's So Much Love All Around Me"
- "Life Goes On" / "Juanito"
- "Carnaby's Gone Away" / "Sittin' and Waitin'"
- (Alone) In My Room, Capitol Records, 1966. Produced by Marvin Holtzman, arranged by Lee Pockriss.
- Tar and Cement--The Complete Recordings 1965-1967, Omni Recordings, 2013.
- ABC (Australia) website.
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