Girls! Girls! Girls!- “Carrie Anne”- The Hollies. “Carrie Anne” written by Allen Clarke, Graham Nash and Tony Hicks- was a #3 hit in the UK in 1967- and cracked the Top 10 in the US #9. Allen Clarke would say that the song was written during a concert the band played with Tom Jones. The vocal harmonies were influenced by The Beach Boys. The song was recorded at Abbey Road Studios. It was written as a tribute to Marianne Faithfull.