Since I Fell for You

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"Since I Fell for You"
Single by Lenny Welch
Released 1963 (1963)
Genre Pop
Writer(s) Buddy Johnson

"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.[1]

Johnny Diesel and the Injectors version[edit]

"Since I Fell for You"
Single by Johnny Diesel and the Injectors
from the album Johnny Diesel and the Injectors
Released October 1989
Format 7 inch single, CD single, Cassette single
Genre Blues music, Rock music
Length 4:55
Label Chrysalis Records
Producer(s) Terry Manning
Johnny Diesel and the Injectors singles chronology
"Lookin' for Love"
(1989)
"Since I Fell for You"
(1989)
"Please Send Me Someone to Love"
(1990)

"Since I Fell for You" was released as the fifth and final single from Johnny Diesel and the Injectors' ARIA award nominated, double platinum [2] selling album Johnny Diesel and the Injectors (1989). It peaked at number 79 in Australia in January 1990.[3]

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.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Vinyl/ CD Single
  1. "Since I Fell For You"
  2. "Comin’ Home"
  3. "Leave My Girl Alone"
Live single
  1. "Since I Fell For You" (Live) - 7:02
  2. "Comin' Home" (Live) - 5:14
  3. "Since I Fell For You" (Radio Edit) - 4:55
  4. "Leave My Girl Alone" (Live) (with Alvin Lee) - 4:34

Other recorded versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 672. 
  2. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1989". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Chartifacts (from The ARIA Report Issue No. 1 – Week Ending 14 Jan 1990)". ARIA. Retrieved 16 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "Diesel portfolios "Since I Fell for You (live)". dieselmusic.com.au. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 226. 
  6. ^ "allmusic (Moonlighting > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles)". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30.