"Since I Fell for You"
Since I Fell for You - Lenny Welch.jpg
Single by Lenny Welch
B-side"Are You Sincere"
ReleasedOctober 1963 (1963)
GenrePop
Songwriter(s)Buddy Johnson

"Since I Fell for You" is a blues ballad composed by Buddy Johnson in 1945 that was first popularized by his sister, Ella Johnson, with Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra.[1]

A version by Annie Laurie with Paul Gayten and His Trio in 1947 led to its eventual establishment as a jazz and pop standard. The song peaked at number three on the Billboard Race Records chart and number twenty on the pop chart.[2]

Lenny Welch recording

The biggest hit version of "Since I Fell for You" was recorded by Lenny Welch in 1963, reaching number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart on December 28, 1963.[3] It also reached number three on the Easy Listening chart.[4]

Charting recordings

"Since I Fell for You" has been charted by many artists including:

References

  1. ^ "secondhandsongs.com". secondhandsongs.com. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 226.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 672.
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961–1993. Record Research. p. 253.
  5. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  6. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-1993. Record Research. p. 120.
  7. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2006). Top Country Songs: 1944-2005. Record Research.
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2006). Top Country Songs: 1944-2005. Record Research.
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-1993. Record Research. p. 120.