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
(1963)Sugar and Spice1963
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