The Price of Love

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"The Price of Love"
The Price of Love Everly Brothers.jpg
Single by The Everly Brothers
from the album In Our Image
B-side "It Only Costs a Dime"
Released 1965
Format 7" single
Genre Pop
Length 2:23
Label Warner Brothers 5628
Writer(s) Don Everly and Phil Everly
The Everly Brothers singles chronology
"That'll Be the Day"
"The Price of Love"
"I'll Never Get Over You"

"The Price of Love" is a song by the Everly Brothers, released in 1965. It charted at number 2 in the UK. On the NME chart in spent one week at Number 1 in the UK.

Cover versions[edit]

"The Price of Love"
Single by Status Quo
B-side "Little Miss Nothing"
Released 26 September 1969 (1969-09-26)
Format 7" single
Genre Psychedelic rock
Length 3:40
Label Pye
Writer(s) Don Everly
Phil Everly
Producer(s) John Schroeder
Status Quo singles chronology
"Are You Growing Tired of My Love"
"The Price of Love"
"Down the Dustpipe"

"The Price of Love" is a single released by the British Rock band Status Quo in 1969.[1] Bob Young is featured on Harmonica. It was released on the same day as the album Spare Parts, but was not included on it, and it failed to chart. They re-recorded it in 1991 for inclusion on a later album, Rock 'til You Drop.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Price of Love" (D Everly/P Everly) (3.40)
  2. "Little Miss Nothing" (Rossi/Parfitt) (2.58)

Other versions[edit]

Bryan Ferry in 1976 on his album Let's Stick Together, and as the first track on the EP Extended Play[2] which reached No. 7 in the UK chart, Poco in 1982, on their album Cowboys & Englishmen, Insiders in 1987 on their album Ghost On The Beach, and Depeche Mode during their early tours, and by The Levellers as a b-side of their "What a Beautiful Day" single (4/8/1997). British band The Move recorded a live version at the Marquee Club for their planned live EP in 1968; a studio recording was unfinished and exists as an instrumental only. British duo Robson & Jerome included a version of the tune on their 1997 album Take Two, which reached No. 1 in England. Croatian punk rock band Psihomodo Pop used the background tune in their song Daj Mi Pusu(Give me a kiss). Marianne Faithfull recorded the song on her 2014 album Give My Love to London. The song has also been recorded and performed by Elvis Costello and Linda Ronstadt; both versions remain unreleased.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1965) Peak
United Kingdom (Record Retailer) 2[3]
United Kingdom (NME) 1[4]
United States[specify] 104[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Status Quo discography". Retrieved 2010-01-04. 
  2. ^ Bryan Ferry EP on Discogs
  3. ^ "Artist Chart History Details: Everly Brothers". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Rees, Dafydd; Lazell, Barry; Osborne, Roger (1995). Forty Years of "NME" Charts (2nd ed.). Pan Macmillan. p. 154. ISBN 0-7522-0829-2. 

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