Single on Leedon label, Sydney. Also known as Sing (And Tell The Blues So Long). In Melbourne the B-side, To Love, also charted.
Johnny O'Keefe (1935-1978), known in Australia as "The Wild One", "The King of Rock'n'Roll" or just "J. O'K.", was a pioneer Australian rocker, a chart topping artist in his home country.
Single on Brunswick label.
Song also known as Sing (And Tell The Blues So Long); registered at BMI as Sing The Blues Away.
Al Kasha: prolific songwriter who won Best Song Oscars (with Joel Hirschhorn)for The Morning After from The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and We May Never Love Like This Again from The Towering Inferno (1974), both recorded by Maureen McGovern. He also worked as a producer, notably for Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme on their best known releases.
Co-writer Sid Wyche’s credits include Elvis Presley’s A Big Hunk O’ Love (1959), and Jackie Wilson’s A Woman, A Lover, A Friend (1960) and Talk That Talk (1960).