Turn Me Loose (Fabian song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Turn Me Loose"
Single by Fabian Forte
B-side "Stop Thief"
Released 30 March 1959
Recorded 1959
Genre Rock and roll
Label Chancellor Records
Songwriter(s) Doc Pomus
Mort Shuman
Fabian Forte singles chronology
"String Module Error: Match not found"
(String Module Error: Match not found)
"Turn Me Loose"
(1959)
"Tiger" / "String Module Error: Match not found"
(String Module Error: Match not found)
"I'm a Man/Hypnotised" "Turn Me Loose" "Tiger"/"Mighty Cold"

"Turn Me Loose" is a song written by Doc Pomus and partner, Mort Shuman, upon the request of the managers of teen idol, Fabian Forte. The song became Fabian's first hit record, reaching number nine in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1959.[1][2]

It was one of the earliest hits for Pomus and Shuman.[3]

It was covered in 1973 by David Essex on his début album Rock On.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Doc Pomus Biography". www.felderpomus.com. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  2. ^ Fabian Forte Discography at Fabianforte.net
  3. ^ "Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman". www.history-of-rock.com. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 

External links[edit]