Since I Fell for You
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|"Since I Fell for You"|
|Single by Lenny Welch|
"Since I Fell for You" is a jazz and pop standard. The blues ballad was composed by Buddy Johnson in 1945 and was first popularized by his sister, Ella Johnson, with Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra. The biggest hit version was recorded by Lenny Welch in 1963, reaching number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart on December 28, 1963.
Johnny Diesel and the Injectors version
|"Since I Fell for You"|
|Single by Johnny Diesel and the Injectors|
|from the album Johnny Diesel and the Injectors|
|Format||7 inch single, CD single, Cassette single|
|Genre||Blues music, Rock music|
|Johnny Diesel and the Injectors singles chronology|
"Since I Fell for You" was released as the fifth and final single from Johnny Diesel and the Injectors' ARIA award nominated, double platinum  selling album Johnny Diesel and the Injectors (1989). It peaked at number 79 in Australia in January 1990.
On August 16 1989, Johnny Diesel and the Injectors played at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion as part of their “Rock & Roll Tour 1989”. The entire show was recorded live by Al Wright. “Leave My Girl Alone” is a duet featuring Alvin Lee. The "live" single includes three tracks from this concert.
- Vinyl/ CD Single
- "Since I Fell For You"
- "Comin’ Home"
- "Leave My Girl Alone"
- Live single
- "Since I Fell For You" (Live) - 7:02
- "Comin' Home" (Live) - 5:14
- "Since I Fell For You" (Radio Edit) - 4:55
- "Leave My Girl Alone" (Live) (with Alvin Lee) - 4:34
Other recorded versions
- Annie Laurie with Paul Gayten and His Trio (1947) - this version peaked at number three on the Race Records chart and number twenty on the pop chart.
- Eartha Kitt (1950)
- The Harptones (1953)
- Lee Morgan (Nov. 1957 session) - from the Blue Note album Candy (1958)
- Earl Grant (1958) - from the album The Versatile Earl Grant
- Stanley Turrentine and The Three Sounds on the album Blue Hour (1960)
- Dinah Washington (1961 sessions with Quincy Jones Orchestra; Verve)
- Vince Guaraldi (1962)
- The Skyliners (1963) Initially slated for release as Motown 1046<http://www.globaldogproductions.info/m/motown.html> Atco </http://www.45cat.com/artist/the-skyliners>
- Doris Day (1963)
- Lenny Welch (1963) - peaked at #4 on Billboard Hot 100
- Ramsey Lewis (1965)
- Mose Allison (1965)
- Fontella Bass (1966)
- The Sonics (1966) - from the album Boom
- The Rascals (1967) - from the album Collections
- Nina Simone (1967)
- Mavis Staples (1970)
- The Heptones (1971) - from the album Freedom Line
- Barbra Streisand (1971)
- David Wiffen (1971)
- Bonnie Raitt (1971)
- Laura Lee (1972)
- Count Basie & Joe Turner (1974)
- Renée Geyer (1974; 1982)
- Charlie Rich (1976)
- Andy Williams (1976)
- Con Hunley (1979)
- Claudia Schmidt (1979)
- Gene Ammons feat. Dexter Gordon - Gene Ammons and Friends at Montreux (1973)
- Tom Waits (various live shows, circa 1979)
- Jimmy Riley from the album Put the People First (1982)
- Al Jarreau, Bob James, and David Sanborn (1986) - This version peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
- Johnny Mathis (1989) - from the album In the Still of the Night
- Michael Bolton (1992)
- Dr. John (1992)
- Natalie Cole and Reba McEntire (1993)
- Steve Turre (1995)
- B.B. King (2000) - from the album Makin' Love Is Good for You
- David Cassidy (2003) - from the album A Touch of Blue
- Ronnie Milsap (2004) from the album Just for a Thrill
- Kate Ceberano (2004) from the album 19 Days in New York
- Katharine McPhee (2006) (American Idol)
- Gladys Knight (2006) from the album Before Me
- Justin Vernon with Eau Claire Memorial Jazz on the album A Decade with Duke (2009)
- Glen Campbell
- Roy Hamilton
- James Booker
- Van Morrison
- George Benson from the album Guitar Man (2011)
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 672.
- "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1989". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
- "Chartifacts (from The ARIA Report Issue No. 1 – Week Ending 14 Jan 1990)". ARIA. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
- "Diesel portfolios "Since I Fell for You (live)". dieselmusic.com.au. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 226.
- "allmusic (Moonlighting > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles)". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
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