Woman, Woman

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"Woman, Woman"

1968 45rpm dust cover
Single by Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
from the album Woman, Woman
B-side "Don't Make Promises"
Released November 1967
Recorded August 1967
Genre Rock
Length 3:17
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Jim Glaser, Jimmy Payne
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap singles chronology
"Woman, Woman"
(1967)
"Young Girl"
(1968)

"Woman, Woman" is a song written by Jim Glaser and Jimmy Payne and was recorded by Gary Puckett & The Union Gap for their 1968 album, Woman, Woman.[1] The song went to #4 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 1968.[2]

The band recorded the song in August 1967.[3] It was the group's first Top 5 hit. The song was certified as a gold disc in February 1968.[4] The B-side was a cover of the Tim Hardin song, "Don't Make Promises."

The song went to #1 in Canada in 1967. It also reached #7 in Australia.[5]

The song was reissued in 1974 as the B-side to "Young Girl." It went to #6 on the UK Singles Chart.[6]

Cover Versions[edit]

  • Glen Campbell released a cover version of the song on his 1968 album, Hey, Little One.[7]
  • Jim Glaser, who co-wrote the song, released it as a single in 1975, taking it to number 43 on the Hot Country Songs charts. It later appeared on his 1983 album, The Man in the Mirror.[8]
  • Lloyd Green released a cover version of the song on his 1968 album, Mr. Nashville Sound.[9]
  • Ted Heath
  • Engelbert Humperdinck released a cover version of the song on his 1991 album, Träumen Mit Engelbert, Vol. 2.[10]
  • The Lettermen released a cover version of the song on their 1968 album, Put Your Head on My Shoulder.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, Woman, Woman Retrieved September 27, 2011
  2. ^ Gary Puckett & The Union Gap's charting singles Retrieved September 27, 2011
  3. ^ Band entry at Allmusic.com. Accessed September 27, 2011
  4. ^ Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 232. ISBN 0-214-20512-6. 
  5. ^ Gary Puckett & The Union Gap's song chart entries Retrieved September 27, 2011
  6. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 442. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  7. ^ Glen Clampbell, Hey, Little One Retrieved September 27, 2011
  8. ^ Jim Glaser, Man in the Mirror Retrieved September 27, 2011
  9. ^ Lloyd Green, Mr. Nashville Sound Retrieved September 27, 2011
  10. ^ Engelbert Humperdinck, Träumen Mit Engelbert, Vol. 2 Retrieved September 27, 2011
  11. ^ The Lettermen, Put Your Head on My Shoulder Retrieved September 27, 2011