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Johnny Young & Kompany - When Will I Be Loved (1967)

(Phil Everly)
Australia Australia
#6 Sydney #6 Melbourne #5 Brisbane #8 Adelaide #6 Perth

Double-sided hit with Kiss Me Now.

Johnny Young: Western Australian singer, songwriter, radio announcer and TV compere, real name John De Jong. In later years he became best known for his long-running youth variety show Young Talent Time and the associated talent school, but his greatest claim to pop fame is for having written the Russell Morris classic The Real Thing.

 

 

The Everly Brothers - When Will I Be Loved (1960)

(Phil Everly)
USA USA
Original version
#8 USA #4 UK #24 Sydney #5 Melbourne #27 Brisbane #5 Adelaide #3 Perth

Double-sided hit with Be-Bop-a-Lula in some places.


Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved (1975)

(Phil Everly)
USA USA
Later version
#2 USA #32 Brisbane #21 NZ


Bruce Millar - When Will I Be Loved

(Phil Everly)
South Africa South Africa
Later version

From the album Children Of The Rain (circa 1976?), also a single, by singer, actor and radio presenter born in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). See his biography at the Rhodesian Music Website.

Thanks to Lourens Fourie.