The Folk Singer (Tommy Roe song)

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"The Folk Singer"
Single by Tommy Roe
from the album Sweet Pea
B-side "Count on Me"
Released March 1963
Genre Folk
Length 2:51
Label ABC Records 10423
Songwriter(s) Merle Kilgore
Producer(s) Felton Jarvis
Tommy Roe singles chronology
"Gonna Take a Chance"
(1963)
"The Folk Singer"
(1963)
"Kiss and Run"
(1963)
"Gonna Take a Chance"
(1963)
"The Folk Singer"
(1963)
"Kiss and Run"
(1963)

"The Folk Singer" is a song written by Merle Kilgore and performed by Tommy Roe. It reached #4 in the United Kingdom, #20 in Australia,[1] #34 in Canada, and #84 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963.[2] It was later featured on his 1966 album, Sweet Pea.[3]

The song was produced by Felton Jarvis.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steffen Hung. "Forum - Chart Positions Pre 1989 Part 4 (ARIA Charts: Special Occasion Charts)". australian-charts.com. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Tommy Roe, "The Folk Singer" Chart Positions Retrieved July 15, 2014
  3. ^ Tommy Roe, Sweet Pea Retrieved July 15, 2014
  4. ^ Tommy Roe, "The Folk Singer" single release Retrieved July 15, 2014