Yours (Quiéreme Mucho)

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"Yours" is a popular song. The music was written by Gonzalo Roig with the lyrics by Albert Gamse and Jack Sherr. The song was published in 1931. The song is based on a Spanish language song, "Quiéreme Mucho", and the original Spanish lyrics were written by Augustin Rodriguez.

Recorded versions[edit]

Hit versions of "Yours" have been recorded by the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Vera Lynn, and Dick Contino. In other languages, Cliff Richard and Julio Iglesias have also had hits.

  • The recording by Jimmy Dorsey featured vocals by Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell and was released by Decca Records as catalog number 3657. It first reached the Billboard Best Seller chart on May 23, 1941, and lasted 13 weeks on the chart, peaking at #2.[1]
  • The recording by Vera Lynn was released by London Records as catalog number 1261. It first reached the Billboard Best Seller chart on October 17, 1952, and lasted 8 weeks on the chart, peaking at #8.[1]
  • The recording by Dick Contino, an instrumental, was released by Mercury Records as catalog number 70455. It reached #27 on its only week on the Billboard Best Seller chart on November 24, 1954.[1]
  • The recording by Cliff Richard (with The Shadows) in German, as Du Bist Mein Erster Gedanke, went to #15[2] in Germany in 1966.
  • The recording by Julio Iglesias, in several languages, including French entitled Ou Est Passe Ma Boheme went to number 1 in France in 1979 achieving double platinum sales. A Spanish-English version by Julio was a hit in England in 1981.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research. 
  2. ^ "Cliff Richard's Germany's singles positions at charts.de". Media Control. Charts.de. Retrieved 2013-06-08.