TO KNOW HIM IS TO LOVE HIM

Latest update on 18/11/2014

Artist: Teddy Bears
Author: Phil Spector
Label: Dore
Year: 1958

Phil Spector's first n°1 US, first stone of what would become a whole wall of sound and an epitaph to boot: "To know him was to love him" marks the grave of his father.

Covers:

1959:

Maureen Evans

1959:

John Williams [as Les Plus beaux jours de nos amours]

1959:

Mathé Altéry [idem]

1961:

Chordettes

1961:

Nancy Sinatra

1962:

Beatles [as To Know Her Is To Love Her; also their very last encore of their very last set at The Cavern and according to the fan who requested the song, no one in the room, not even John Lennon, kept it dry]

1965:

Peter & Gordon [idem]

1965:

Frank Alamo [as Long-long-longtemps]

1965:

Michèle Torr [as Tout doucement]

1965:

Buddy Leclerc et les Merseys [as Toi mon coeur]

1968:

Filles [as Tout doucement/Nur du, du, du allein; French and German version]

1969:

Bobby Vinton [as To Know Her Is To Love Her]

1972:

Jody Miller

1974:

Buffoons

1974:

Steeleye Span [with David Bowie on sax]

1976:

T-Rex [as To Know You Is To Love You]

1977:

Marc Bolan & Gloria Jones

1977:

Langley Schools Music Project

1987:

Trio [Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris; n°1 C&W]

1989:

Carole Laure

2006:

Amy Winehouse

One of the ten songs in Greil Marcus' The History Of Rock 'N' Roll In 10 Songs.

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