WHO CAN I TURN TO (WHEN NOBODY NEEDS ME)?

Latest update on 06/06/2015

Artist: Norman Wisdom & Willoughby Goddard
Author: Leslie Bricusse/Anthony Newley
Label: Columbia
Year: 1964

As Cocky & Sir in British original cast of musical The Roar Of The Greasepaint - The Smell Of The Crowd. First staged in Nottingham but didn't even reach London's West End.

Covers:

1964:

Shirley Bassey [first recording (Columbia); no hit but wait until her next one: Goldfinger, another Bricusse/Newley collaboration]

1964:

Tony Bennett [first American version]

1965:

Anthony Newley [in Broadway cast]

1965:

Dionne Warwick

1965:

Andy Williams

1965:

Matt Monro

1965:

Brenda Lee

1965:

Astrud Gilberto

1965:

Eddie Fisher

1965:

Percy Faith

1965:

Drifters

1965:

Bobby Darin

1965:

Nancy Wilson

1966:

Dusty Springfield

1966:

Della Reese

1966:

Al Martino

1966:

Patti Labelle & The Blue Belles

1967:

Temptations

1967:

Johnny Mathis

1967:

Billy Stewart

1967:

Lou Donaldson

1968:

Bill Medley

1969:

Johnny Taylor

1972:

Main Ingredient

1972:

Richard Grooves-Holmes

1973:

Donny Osmond

1975:

James Brown

1995:

Van Morrison

2009:

Harry Connick Jr.

Not to be confused with the Tommy Dorsey hit featuring Jo Stafford ('41). Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley also cowrote musical Stop The World I Want To Get Off and the song Candy Man from film Willie Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (see there). They both wrote the music for film Dr. Doolittle. See also: Feeling Good.

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