Meet The Searchers

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Meet The Searchers
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Studio album by The Searchers
Released August 1963
Recorded 1963, Pye Studios, London
Genre Pop rock, Merseybeat
Length 30:06 (1963 LP)
38:32 (2001 CD Reissue)
Label Pye
Producer Tony Hatch
The Searchers chronology
Meet the Searchers
Sugar and Spice
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 1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sweets for My Sweet" Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman 2:28
2. "Alright" Jerry Ross, Lester Vanador 2:09
3. "Love Potion No. 9" Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 2:05
4. "Farmer John" Don Harris, Dewey Terry 1:59
5. "Stand By Me" Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 3:28
6. "Money" Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy 2:47
Side 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "Da Doo Ron Ron" Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich 2:25
8. "Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya" James Marcus Smith 2:05
9. "Since You Broke My Heart" Don Everly, Phil Everly 2:50
10. "Tricky Dicky" Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 2:08
11. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" Pete Seeger 2:57
12. "Twist and Shout" Phil Medley, Bert Russell 2:45
2001 Reissue Bonus Tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "It's All Been a Dream" Curtis 1:49
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


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