WALK AWAY RENEE

Latest update on 02/04/2016

Artist: Left Banke
Author: Michael Brown/Bob Calilli/Tony Sansone
Label: Smash
Year: 1966

Young New York band (age average: 18) with Michael Lookofski (alias: Michael Brown), representing the American answer on the softer side of Beatles & Stones; the cello & harpsichord-side, more Michelle and Lady Jane than Helter Skelter and Sympathy For The Devil.

Covers:

1966:

Mindbenders

1966:

Sylvie Vartan [as Quand un amour renait]

1967:

Truth [first cover in English]

1967:

Four Tops [n°3 UK, top 20 US]

1967:

Willie Bobo

1970:

Steve Colt

1974:

Arrows [released in '06]

1978:

Terry Reid

1978:

Björgvin Halldórsson [hit in Iceland as Pó Lidi Ar Og Öld]

1983:

Rickie Lee Jones

1986:

Billy Bragg [with Johnny Marr on guitar; in fact it's he who follows the melody; (spoken) lyrics are Billy's own]

1986:

Southside Johnny & The Jukes

1992:

Jimmy Lafave

1998:

Eric Carmen

1998:

Vonda Shepard

2006:

Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy

About Renée Fladen-Kamm, Left Banke bassist Tom Finn's girlfriend at the time, also adored by keyboard player and coauthor Michael Brown. The real Renée attended the original recording session.

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