It reached number No. The Beach Boys ' version reached No. A different song called "Do You Wanna Dance? San Francisco -born teenager Bobby Freeman had been a member of doo-wop groups the Romancers and the Vocaleers.
When asked by a local DJ if he had written any songs, he wrote several and recorded them as solo demos. He signed Freeman to the label, and had the original recording overdubbed in New York by session musicians including guitarist Billy Mure.
However, like seven other Cliff Richard singles released between andthe B-side received a good amount of airplay and made the New Musical Express UK singles chart in its own right. On this occasion, it became Richard's second highest charting B-side after " Bachelor Boy "making it to number 10 while "I'm Lookin' Out the Window" reached number 2. The single reached number 2 Sleepwalk - Too Tangled - Revel Revel the other UK singles charts, listing both tracks.
A live version appeared on Richard's double album Japan Tour 74 issued in It peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot and was the highest charting Beach Boys song to feature Dennis Wilson on lead vocals. The song was also released on the album The Beach Boys Today! Take 3 of the song was used as the master. The song was first released in in mono on the band's album Today!
A live version from March was released in for the archival Live in Chicago In contrast to the Bobby Freeman, Cliff Richard, and Beach Boys versions, which are uptempo rock and roll songs, Midler slowed the tempo of the song down to a sultry-sounding ballad.
Midler's version was her first single release, reaching 17 on the Billboard Hot chart Franco Califano - C E Bisogno D Amore early and the top 10 of the Go-Set National Charts in Australia during April InUla Hedwig, a Bette Midler-soundalike and former backup singer, sang the song emulating Bette Midler's version for a Mercury Wipers - Is This Real? television commercial.
Midler v. Ford Motor Co. Midler had sued Ula and the Mercury Sable people for infringing on her trademark, and won her case by issuing a permanent injunction that prohibited all TV Dreamers - Awolnation - Run from further airing the commercial.
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