The End (Earl Grant song)
|Single by Earl Grant|
|B-side||"Hunky Dunky Doo"|
|Format||45 rpm, 78 rpm single|
|Songwriter(s)||Jimmy Krondes & Sid Jacobson|
"The End" is a song (music by Jimmy Krondes and lyrics by Sid Jacobson) which was released (in the United States) as a 1958 single by Earl Grant. Grant's single on the Decca label, featured Charles "Bud" Dant on orchestra; some pressings of the single were shown with the title "(At) The End (Of A Rainbow)". The single was Grant's only entry into the U.S. Top 40, and spent 19 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 reaching No. 7, while reaching No. 16 on Billboard's "Hot R&B Sides".
Grant also released a German version of the song, titled Jeder Tag geht zu Ende (Every Day Comes to an End), which reached No. 12 on the German charts.
Nancy Sinatra recorded a cover-version of the song for her 1966 album "Nancy in London". In 2007 this version of the song was used in a TV commercial for Vodafone mobile telephone services in the U.K., and in 2014, this version was used in a commercial for Chobani Simply 100 Greek yogurt.
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- "'A Story Without Any End': Nancy’s 'The End' in TV Commercials", The Official Site of Nancy Sinatra. Accessed September 28, 2015
- "Billboard Top50 Easy Listening", Billboard, October 20, 1973. p. 37. Accessed September 27, 2015