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|Single by Richard Chamberlain|
|from the album Twilight of Honor|
|B-side||"They Long to Be Close to You"|
|Songwriter(s)||Burt Bacharach, Hal David|
|Richard Chamberlain singles chronology|
"Blue Guitar" is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. In 1963, Richard Chamberlain released it as the lead single from his album Twilight of Honor. It was a No. 12 hit on the Easy Listening chart and reached No. 42 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Chamberlain's single is also notable for its B-side, another Bacharach-David composition entitled "They Long to Be Close to You." This is the original version of the song that became a number-one hit for the Carpenters in 1970.
- Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 51.
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