Hold Me (1933 song)

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"Hold Me" is a popular song by Jack Little, Dave Oppenheim, and Ira Schuster. The song was published in 1933; it was recorded by Little Jack Little, and covered by Eddy Duchin, Greta Keller and Ted Fio Rito.[1] A new version was recorded by P. J. Proby in 1964,[2] and reached no. 3 in the UK Singles Chart.[3] Proby's version also charted at no. 10 in Ireland, becoming his only chart entry in that country. In 1981, it was covered by B. A. Robertson and Maggie Bell, reaching no. 11 in the UK charts[4][5], and also peaking at no. 11 in Ireland.


  1. ^ Vaché, Warren W. (2000). The Unsung Songwriters: America's Masters of Melodies. Scarecrow Press. pp. 269, 358. ISBN 0810835703. Retrieved 8 February 2018. 
  2. ^ Millward, Steve (2017). Changing Times: Music and Politics in 1964. Troubador Publishing Ltd. pp. 146–7. ISBN 1788030583. Retrieved 8 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "P. J. Proby". Official Charts. Retrieved 8 February 2018. 
  4. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. p. ?. ISBN 0857125958. Retrieved 8 February 2018. 
  5. ^ "B. A. Robertson". Official Charts. Retrieved 8 February 2018. 

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