No Regrets (Tom Rush song)
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|Song by Tom Rush|
|from the album The Circle Game|
|Length||3:50 (1968 version)|
5:40 (1974 version)
His 1968 composition has become an acknowledged standard, with numerous cover versions having been recorded. In addition to his 1968 sparse acoustic recording of the song, Rush later recorded a more lush, orchestrated pop version for Columbia Records featuring Carly Simon on background vocals and a screaming electric guitar solo for his 1974 album Ladies Love Outlaws.
The Walker Brothers
|Single by The Walker Brothers|
|from the album No Regrets|
|Released||14 November 1975|
|Recorded||Marquee Studios, Kingsway Recorders and Air London Studios, 1975|
|Genre||Pop music, Rock, Country|
|Producer(s)||Scott Walker and Geoff Calver|
|The Walker Brothers singles chronology|
The song was also used as the title of its parent album. The single was slightly different as it features a John Walker harmony vocal not present on the album version which in turn includes female backing singers absent from the single.
"No Regrets" was a major hit spending twelve weeks on the UK Singles Chart and peaking at #7 in February 1976 giving Rush belated Top Ten exposure as a songwriter in the UK. The single would prove to be group's final taste of commercial success while together, as the parent album and subsequent Walker Brothers releases failed to find a wide audience. The B-side "Remember Me" was written by John Walker under the pseudonym A. Dayam.
|GTO Records – GT 42|
|2.||"Remember Me"||A. Dayam||3:51|
|Belgium Ultratop singles chart||10|
|Dutch Top 40||7|
|Irish Singles Chart||5|
|UK Singles Chart||7|
- McKendree Spring 1969
- Lee Hazlewood with Ann-Margret on the album "the Cowboy & The Lady" 1969
- Midge Ure – reached #9 on the UK singles chart in 1982.
- Karl Blau - his 2016 album Introducing Karl Blau
- Emmylou Harris on her Bluebird album
- Olivia Newton John on her album "If Not For You" 1971
- Waylon Jennings on the album "Singer Of Sad Songs" 1970
- Shirley Bassey on the album Never Never Never 1973
- Harry Belafonte on the album "The Warm Touch" 1971
- René Froger on "Who Dares Wins" 1988
- Noeline Donaher - single released 1993
- Luna on the EP Lunafied 2006
- Curtis Stigers on the compilation album "Bleecker Street: Greenwich Village in the 1960's"
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- Jaclyn Ward (1962-10-01). "Irish Singles chart". www.irishcharts.ie. Archived from the original on 2010-02-01. Retrieved 2011-09-15.
- http://www.allmusic.com/album/introducing-karl-blau-mw0002922423 AllMusic Guide. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
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