BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX

Latest update on 18/07/2018

Artist: Johnny Rivers
Author: Jimmy Webb
Label: Imperial
Year: 1966

On lp Changes. Author Jimmy Webb also wrote Galveston, MacArthur Park, Up Up And Away and Wichita Lineman.

Covers:

1967:

Glen Campbell

1967:

Pat Boone

1967:

Claude Fran├žois [as Le Temps que j'arrive a Marseille]

1968:

Engelbert Humperdinck

1968:

Wanda Jackson [as By The Time You Get To Phoenix]

1968:

Eydie Gorme

1968:

Four Tops

1968:

Solomon Burke

1968:

Herbie Mann

1968:

Tom Jones

1968:

Al Wilson

1968:

Joe Tex

1968:

Bobby Goldsboro

1968:

Charlie Rich

1969:

Mad Lads

1969:

Roger Whittaker

1969:

Isaac Hayes

1970:

Jimmy Smith

1975:

Gerard Cox [as Tegen De Tijd Dat 'k Bij Parijs Ben]

1982:

Jimmy Webb [author on lp Songwriters For The Stars]

1986:

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

2003:

Erma Franklin

2007:

Thelma Houston

First recording by Tony Martin (attended by the author) but his version remained unissued. Jimmy wrote it for Motown's Paul Peterson but was declined there.

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