DREAM LOVER

Latest update on 21/01/2010

Artist: Bobby Darin
Author: Bobby Darin
Label: Atco
Year: 1959

Early Brill Building pop; n°1 UK.

Covers:

1959:

Craig Douglas

1959:

Dalida [as J'ai rêvé]

1959:

Richard Anthony [idem]

1961:

Johnny Burnette

1961:

Dion

1962:

Cliff Richard [n°1 UK as The Young Ones; more than a superficial similarity]

1964:

Paris Sisters

1969:

Lettermen

1971:

1977:

Secret

1979:

Ricky Nelson

1979:

Plasmatics [first single]

1982:

Erik Van Neygen [as Geen Zorgen]

1983:

Don McLean

1989:

Leslie West

1992:

Tanya Tucker

1995:

Manhattan Transfer

2007:

[probably also knows The Curtain Falls through Bobby Darin]

2007:

Marc Almond [probably also knows The Curtain Falls through Bobby Darin]

The real Brill Building Sound (Sedaka, Goffin-King, Spector) came from another building than the real Brill Building, located at number 1619 Broadway near Times Square. Don Kirshner's hit factory had its headquarters nearly opposite at number 1650.

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