WITHOUT YOU

Latest update on 27/11/2017

Artist: Badfinger
Author: Pete Ham/Tom Evans
Label: Apple
Year: 1970

On lp No Dice; band of Pete Ham and Tom Evans. They both collaborated on George Harrison's lp All Things Must Pass while Nilsson was John & Ringo's drinking pal. Ends like A Whiter Shade Of Pale.

Covers:

1971:

Harry Nilsson [n°1 US & UK]

1972:

Wayne Newton

1972:

Engelbert Humperdinck

1977:

Heart

1991:

Beverly Jo Scott [in film Boys]

1991:

Rickie Lee Jones

1993:

Mariah Carey [n°1 UK & B]

1993:

Jo Vally [as Zonder Jou]

1994:

Corina [as Met Jou]

1998:

Hans Vermeulen [as Kapot; Dutch lyrics: Joost Nuissl]

2006:

Il Divo [as Desde El Dia Que Te Fuiste]

2009:

Oscar Harris [with Lisa Boray]

2011:

Ben Cramer

Both authors committed suicide, apart from each other but in similar circumstances. They both hung themselves in their garage. Had something to do with the way they lost their rights to this song. Luckily they never knew this doomed composition would become the best selling single of '94 under Mariah Carey.

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