100 GREAT SONGS FROM THE BRITISH INVASION: I’M ALIVE- THE HOLLIES

I'm Alive (EP) - Wikipedia

100 Great Songs From The British Invasion: 1963-1966: I’m Alive- The Hollies. Written by American songwriter Clint Ballard Jr [who also wrote ‘You’re No Good’ and ‘Game Of Love’]- Ballard first offered it to Gene Pitney- who rejected it and then to Wayne Fontana- who also had no interest- it went across the pond to a group called the Toggery Five- The Hollies heard the song though and jumped on it- and it became their first #1 hit in the UK. It failed to make the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.

  • Single: ‘I’m Alive’- The Hollies
  • Record Company- Imperial
  • Genre: Pop Rock
  • Written by Clint Ballard Jr.
  • Time: 2:21
  • B-side: ‘You Know He Did’
  • Album- Hear! Here!
  • Grade: A-
  • Peaked at #1 in UK Singles Chart. Did not chart in Billboard Hot 100 in U.S.

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