If only one word could define the Everly Brothers it would be: HARMONY
For it would influence so many other musical/vocal groups that would follow them. In 1958 All I Have to Do Is Dream was the only single ever to be #1 on all of Billboard’s singles charts at the same time. In the UK it remain #1 for 6 weeks, 21 weeks on the singles chart. #1 R&B & Country.
Written by Music: Gilbert Bécaud, Lyrics: originally in French, Title: “Seul Sur Son Étoile” by Maurice Vidalin.
New English lyrics and title by were written by Mack David.
Carr scored number 3 on the Billboard 100 and #2 in the UK & AUS with this single in 1966.
Written by Johnny Rivers and Lou Adler.
Released in 1966 off “The Changes” Album.
Background Vocals by The Blossoms: Darlene Love, Fanita James, and Jean King.
Marty Paich – string arrangement
When you hear Johnny Rivers as with any Burt Bacharach & Hal David song you hear the 1960s.