Don't Throw Your Love Away

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"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
Single by The Orlons
A-side "Bon-Doo-Wah"
Released November 1963
Format 7" single
Genre R&B
Length 2:04
Label Cameo C-287
Songwriter(s) Billy Jackson / Jimmy Wisner
The Orlons singles chronology
"Crossfire!"
(1963)
"Bon-Doo-Wah" / "Don't Throw Your Love Away"
(1963)
"Shimmy Shimmy"
(1964)
"Crossfire!"
(1963)
"Bon-Doo-Wah" / "Don't Throw Your Love Away"
(1963)
"Shimmy Shimmy"
(1964)
"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"
Released April 1964
Format 7" single
Genre Merseybeat
Length 2:17
Label Pye 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"
(1964)
"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
(1964)
"Someday We're Gonna Love Again"
(1964)
"Needles and Pins"
(1964)
"Don't Throw Your Love Away"
(1964)
"Someday We're Gonna Love Again"
(1964)

"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 No. 55 in the US charts.

The song was covered by The Searchers and released in April 1964.[1] The Searchers' version went to No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart[2][3] and the Irish Singles Chart and #4 in Denmark.

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  1. ^ a b c d Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 78. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 
  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". The-searchers.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-04-05.