A classic look on The Ed Sullivan Present by Australian hitmakers the Seekers has arrived on the official YouTube channel of the celebrated and long-running selection sequence. It options the group’s efficiency on the June 13, 1965 version of their worldwide hit “A World Of Our Personal.”
The quartet had develop into worldwide stars initially of 1965 with “I’ll By no means Discover One other You,” which grew to become the primary UK No.1 by an Australian act. It additionally hit the highest of their residence nation, No.4 on the Billboard Sizzling 100, and No.2 on the journal’s Grownup Modern chart.
“A World Of Our Personal,” written and produced like its predecessor by Tom Springfield, was in the midst of a seven-week run within the UK High 10, with a No.3 peak, when it entered the Sizzling 100 in late Could. The Sullivan look fueled the tune’s regular progress up the chart, culminating in two weeks at No.19 in July, because the Rolling Stones continued their US conquest by hitting No.1 with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”
The Seekers’ hit was recorded in 1967 by nation star Sonny James, whose model topped the US nation chart for 3 weeks in March 1968. Amongst many different covers, it was remade by British producer-arranger Mike Leander along with his Orchestra for the 1965 album The People Hits, then by Waylon Jennings on his 1969 LP with vocal quartet the Kimberleys.
That June version of the New York-based sequence additionally featured one other large new identify of the period, Tom Jones, in addition to Philadelphia soulstress Dee Dee Sharp and comic Sid Caesar. The Seekers had one other world triumph with “Georgy Woman,” a US No.2 in 1966, however solely charted as soon as extra on the Sizzling 100, and that outdoors the High 40, with 1967’s “Morningtown Experience.” They fared much better within the UK, with a complete of six High 10 and eight High 40 appearances.
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