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Latest update on 02/05/2017

Artist: Aaron Neville
Author: Lee Diamond/George Davis
Label: Par-lo
Year: 1966

N°1 R&B & n°2 US. Simply too big for Cosimo Matassa to handle. The banks of New Orleans refused him credit and in the end the IRS seized his studio. Later he resurfaced in association with Allen Toussaint (Sea-Saint).

Covers:

1967:

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas

1967:

Gendarmes [as A quoi bon pleurer; Quebec]

1968:

Archie Campbell & Lorene Mann

1968:

Geno Washington

1969:

Billy Vera & Judy Clay

1971:

Etta James

1975:

Mariska Veres

1976:

Freddy Fender

1976:

Andy Williams

1979:

Z.Z. Hill

1980:

Heart [top 10 US]

1986:

Electric Bluebirds

1987:

Richard 'Dimples' Fields

1988:

Wayne Toups

1989:

Don Johnson [n°2 B]

2012:

Mick Hucknall

2012:

Jan Rot [as Draai Er Niet Om Heen]

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