Rosalyn (song)

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Single by The Pretty Things
B-side "Big Boss Man" (J. Reed)
Released 1964
Format 7", 45rpm
Label Fontana
Writer(s) Jimmy Duncan, Bill Farley
The Pretty Things singles chronology
"Don't Bring Me Down"

"Rosalyn" is The Pretty Things' debut single, a song written by Jimmy Duncan and Bill Farley.[1]

David Bowie recorded it and released it on his album Pin Ups.[2] It was released as a single by RCA in New Zealand in November 1973 instead of Sorrow, which was released in the rest of the world.[3] The B-side was "Where Have All the Good Times Gone".


  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. Urban Spacemen and Wayfaring Strangers: Overlooked Innovators and Eccentric Visionaries of '60s Rock. San Francisco, CA: Miller Freeman, 2000. 13-18.
  2. ^ Strong, Martin C. The Great Rock Discography, 7th Edition. Edinburgh: Canongate, 2004. 180.
  3. ^ "David Bowie 7 Inch Singles Discography Home Page". Retrieved 2016-01-15.