FLAMINGO

Latest update on 09/10/2016

Artist: Gene Pitney
Author: Mark Barkan
Label: Musicor
Year: 1966

On his album Backstage (I'm Lonely). First written as an instrumental, which would have made for a second instrumental Flamingo (see the first one). So words were added, later a different title. Pitney's was the oldest version recorded.

Covers:

1966:

Manfred Mann [as Pretty Flamingo; n°1 UK]

1966:

Tommy Vann [idem]

1966:

Tommy Roe [idem]

1966:

Everly Brothers

1966:

Gerry & The Pacemakers

1966:

Mel Tormé

1966:

Los Mustang [as El Gran Flamingo]

1966:

Richard Anthony [as Sur notre plage]

1967:

Dino, Dezi & Billy [as Pretty Flamingo]

1967:

Billy Strange

1969:

Sandpipers

1976:

Rod Stewart [all as Pretty Flamingo]

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