written by Edoardo Bennato An international community of blues lovers and performers. (Nun tucca' Coroglio) Scrobble songs and get recommendations on other tracks and artists. As a hit-making act, their résumé was brief -- "Here Comes the Night" and "Baby Please Don't Go" were Top Ten hits in England, "Mystic Eyes" and "Here Comes the Night" made the Top 40 in the U.S. -- but their influence was considerable, reaching bands like the Doors, whom Them played with during a residency in Los Angeles just before Van Morrison quit the band in 1966. The beauty of the original is that Van Morrison needs only to speak-sing, in his Howlin' Wolf growl, "I watch her come up to my house/She knocks upon my door/And then she comes up to my room/I want to say she makes me feel all right/G-L-O-R-I-A!" 2,411 13. According to Morrison, he wrote "Gloria" while performing with the Monarchs in Germany in the summer of 1963, at just about the time he turned 18 years old. It was released as the B-side of "Baby, Please Don't Go". Them never varies from the three chords, using only dynamic changes to heighten the tension. English, Baby, Please Don't Go "Gloria" is a rock song written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, and originally recorded by Morrison's band Them in 1964. The song became a garage rock staple and a part of many rock bands' repertoires. Their most influential song … Rowe brought in session musicians Arthur Greenslade on organ and Bobby Graham on drums, since he considered the Them members too inexperienced. It was covered by Jerry Granelli Trio, Big Blues Revival, Gaetano Pellino, Crazy Crackers and other artists. If you agree to our use of cookies, please continue to use our site. Both peaked during the week of 14 May 1966, with Them at number 75 and the Shadows of Knight at number 10. There remains some dispute about whether Millings and McCauley were actually miked, but Alan Henderson contends that Them constituted the first rock group to use two drummers on a recording. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1975 Vinyl release of Baby, Please Don't Go / Love Song (Oh Jene) on Discogs. Best known for the garage rock standard "Gloria" and for launching singer-songwriter Van Morrison's careers, the group had an energetic sound that fit right into the British blues and rock boom of the 60s.With Van Morrison on vocals and harmonica, it featured as well Billy Harrison on guitar, Eric Wrixen on piano and … Continue. He described the song as "one of the few rock songs that's actually as raunchy as its reputation. MESSAGES. Swedish. (Nun tucca' Coroglio), © 2003-2020 "[19], In 1999, "Gloria" by Them received the Grammy Hall of Fame Award. Italian, Es la juventud Post Jun 28, 2016 #1 2016-06-28T19:43 There is no wrong answere to the question but I was just listening to Big Joe do what I think was the original recording of the song. Background "Baby, Please Don't Go" is likely an adaptation of "Long John", an old folk theme which dates back to the time of slavery in the United States. Spanish, Lieve 'e mano alloca! Added by anto47 [6][7], Decca Records released "Gloria" as the B-side of "Baby, Please Don't Go" in the UK on 6 November 1964, with only the latter reaching the singles chart. It was covered by Jerry Granelli Trio, Big Blues Revival, Gaetano Pellino, Crazy Crackers and other artists. [23], The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll, "The 50 Best Garage Rock Songs of All Time", "Van Morrison and John Lee Hooker – "Gloria, "The Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs of All Time", (Straight to Your Heart) Like a Cannonball, Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile), Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival 1970, The Future Starts Here: The Essential Doors Hits, When You're Strange: Music from the Motion Picture, Live in Hollywood: Highlights from the Aquarius Theater Performances, Live at the Aquarius Theatre: The First Performance, Live at the Aquarius Theatre: The Second Performance, Backstage and Dangerous: The Private Rehearsal, Wilderness: The Lost Writings of Jim Morrison, The Doors – 30 Years Commemorative Edition, Stoned Immaculate: The Music of The Doors, Night Divides the Day – The Music of the Doors, Light My Fire: A Classic Rock Salute to The Doors. It is particularly memorable for its "Gloria!" SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information. [9] A year later, after the release of a cover version of "Gloria" by the Shadows of Knight, Them's original entered the national Billboard Hot 100 chart. Jo Ann Henderson - Music arr. written by Luciano Beretta FORUMS. Besides Morrison, present were Billy Harrison on guitar, Alan Henderson on bass guitar, Ronnie Millings on drums and Patrick John McCauley on keyboards. It is easy to play, as a simple three-chord song, and thus is popular with those learning to play guitar. chorus. Listen online to Them - Baby Please Don't Go and see which albums it appears on.

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