Gypsy Woman (The Impressions song)
|Single by The Impressions|
|from the album The Impressions|
|B-side||"As Long As You Love Me"|
|Genre||Rhythm and blues|
|The Impressions singles chronology|
"Gypsy Woman" is a 1961 rhythm and blues song written by Curtis Mayfield and recorded by his group The Impressions. The group's first single following the departure of lead singer Jerry Butler, it reached No. 2 on the R&B chart, No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 17 on the Cash Box chart. It also appeared on the group's 1963 eponymous debut album.
|Single by Brian Hyland|
|from the album "Brian Hyland"|
|B-side||"You and Me (#2)"|
|Brian Hyland singles chronology|
In 1970, Brian Hyland recorded the hit version of the song, produced by Del Shannon, which went up to Number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Hyland's version featured an electric guitar, organ, piano, bass, drums, plus a solo violin, representing the gypsy, which is heard during the bridge section of the song. It became a gold record. In that same year, Major Lance also recorded the song.
|1970||Brian Hyland||3—Hot 100||Brian Hyland||Produced by Del Shannon|
- Huey, Steve. "The Impressions [Awards]". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
- Ankeny, Jason. "Brian Hyland [Awards]". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
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