When (The Kalin Twins song)

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"When"
Single by The Kalin Twins
Released 1958
Recorded 1958
Genre Pop
Length 2:58
Label Brunswick Records[1]
Writer(s) Paul Evans, Jack Reardon[1]
Producer(s) Jact Pleiss[1]
"When"
Single by Showaddywaddy
Released 1977
Recorded 1976
Genre Pop
Length 3:27
Label Arista Records[2]
Writer(s) Paul Evans, Jack Reardon
Producer(s) Mike Hurst[2]
Showaddywaddy singles chronology
"Under the Moon of Love"

(1976)

"When"

(1977)

"You Got What It Takes"

"When" is a popular song written by Jack Reardon and Paul Evans and published in 1958.

The biggest hit version was recorded by The Kalin Twins in 1958, a chart-topper in the UK Singles Chart for five weeks,[1][3] and No. 5 in the US Billboard Hot 100. In 1977, Showaddywaddy had a UK No. 3 hit with the song.[4] The song was also revived in 2004 by Daniel O'Donnell in his album of songs from the 1950s and 1960s, The Jukebox Years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 
  2. ^ a b "Showaddywaddy - When (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-04-04. 
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 88–9. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 497. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.