THIS DIAMOND RING

Latest update on 14/02/2018

Artist: Sammy Ambrose
Author: Al Kooper/Bob Brass/Irwin Levine
Label: Musicor/Stateside
Year: 1964

Black original, released December '64. According to coauthor Al Kooper this was written for the Drifters. Demo by Jimmy Radcliffe; see: My Ship Is Coming In.

Covers:

1965:

Gary Lewis & The Playboys [n°1 US; nevertheless author Al Kooper always loathed this version (produced by Snuff Garrett, arranged by Leon Russell); it left all the soul out]

1965:

Wendy Hill [answer song as Gary, Please Don't Sell My Diamond Ring]

1965:

Chipmunks

1965:

Billy Fury

1965:

George Chakiris

1976:

Al Kooper [coauthor, the way it should be done]

2008:

Jimmy Radcliffe

Contact


If you noticed blunt omissions, mis-interpretations or even out-and-out errors, please let us know by contacting us:

Arnold Rypens
Rozenlaan 65
B-2840 Reet (Rumst)

info@originals.be

No Facebook No Twitter