BRANDY

Latest update on 29/11/2009

Artist: Scott English
Author: Scott English/Richard Kerr
Label: Horse
Year: 1971

US release on Janus in '72. English also wrote Bend Me, Shape Me (see there) and two hits for The Castaways: Lavender Popcorn and Just A High.

Covers:

1972:

Bunny Walters [such a hit in NZ, they took him for the original]

1975:

Barry Manilow [n°1 US as Mandy; renamed to avoid confusion with Brandy (You're A Fine Girl), a hit US for Looking Glass that same year (see there)]

1975:

Andy Williams [idem]

1976:

Richard Kerr [coauthor]

1976:

Black Ivory

1976:

Yves Segers [NL version]

1992:

Drop Nineteens [also as Mandy]

2003:

Helmut Lotti [idem]

2003:

Westlife [idem]

Mandy's about a lost love, Brandy about a lost dog.

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