Meet The Searchers

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Meet The Searchers
Meet the Searchers.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1963
Recorded1963
StudioPye Studios, London
GenrePop rock, Merseybeat
Length30:06 (1963 LP)
38:32 (2001 CD Reissue)
LabelPye
ProducerTony Hatch
The Searchers chronology
Meet The Searchers
(1963)
Sugar and Spice
(1963)
Singles from Meet the Searchers
  1. "Sweets for My Sweet"
    Released: June 1963
  2. "Love Potion No. 9"
    Released: 1964 (USA)

Meet The Searchers is a 1963 album by British rock band The Searchers. The album featured their first single released in June 1963, a version of the Drifters' "Sweets for My Sweet", which was a U.K. No.1 for the band, as well as their version of the Clovers "Love Potion No.9", which was released as a single in the U.S. (but not the U.K.) the following year. "Love Potion No.9" peaked on the US charts at No. 3 on December 19, 1964.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocalsLength
1."Sweets for My Sweet"Doc Pomus, Mort ShumanTony Jackson2:28
2."Alright"Jerry Ross, Lester VanadoreJackson2:09
3."Love Potion No. 9"Jerry Leiber, Mike StollerJackson, Mike Pender2:05
4."Farmer John"Don Harris, Dewey TerryJackson, Pender1:59
5."Stand By Me"Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike StollerChris Curtis3:28
6."Money"Janie Bradford, Berry GordyJackson2:47
Side 2
No.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocalsLength
1."Da Doo Ron Ron"Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie GreenwichJackson, Pender, Curtis2:25
2."Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya"James Marcus SmithJackson, Pender, Curtis2:05
3."Since You Broke My Heart"Don Everly, Phil EverlyJackson, Pender2:50
4."Tricky Dicky"Jerry Leiber, Mike StollerJackson, Pender2:08
5."Where Have All the Flowers Gone"Pete SeegerPender, Curtis2:57
6."Twist and Shout" Jackson2:45
2001 Reissue Bonus Tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
13."It's All Been a Dream"Curtis1:49
14."Geld (Das Ist, Was Ich Wünsche)" ("Money (That's What I Want)" in German)Bradford, Gordy (Translator unknown)2:46
15."Landwirt John" ("Farmer John" in German)Harris, Terry (Translator unknown)2:00
16."Mais C'Était Un Rêve" ("It's All Been a Dream" in French)Curtis (Translator unknown)1:51

Personnel[edit]

The Searchers


References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel. The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Revised and Enlarged, Billboard Books, New York, 1992