Don't Throw Your Love Away

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"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
Single by The Orlons
ReleasedNovember 1963
LabelCameo C-287
Songwriter(s)Billy Jackson / Jimmy Wisner
The Orlons singles chronology
"Bon-Doo-Wah" / "Don't Throw Your Love Away"
"Shimmy Shimmy"
"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
Single by The Searchers
from the album It's the Searchers
B-side"I Pretend I'm With You"
ReleasedApril 1964
StudioPye Studios, London
LabelPye 7N15630 (UK)[1]
Kapp 593 (USA)
Songwriter(s)Billy Jackson / Jimmy Wisner[1]
Producer(s)Tony Hatch[1]
The Searchers singles chronology
"Needles and Pins"
"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
"Someday We're Gonna Love Again"

"Don't Throw Your Love Away" is a song written by Billy Jackson and Jimmy Wisner that was originally released in 1963 by The Orlons. It was the B-side to "Bon-Doo-Wah", which peaked at #55 in the US charts.

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  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 162–3. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  3. ^ "Discography". Retrieved 2014-04-05.
  4. ^ "Silver Dollar Survey". WLS. 1964-07-24.
  5. ^ "Hot 100". Billboard. 1964-07-11.
  6. ^ "Number One Project". Liverpool Echo. Archived from the original on 5 December 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2022.