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Somebody Help Me

For the 2007 film, see Somebody Help Me (film).

"Somebody Help Me" is a single by The Spencer Davis Group, which was released in 1966. As with "Keep on Running", it was composed by Jackie Edwards.

"Somebody Help Me"
Single by The Spencer Davis Group
B-side"Stevie's Blues"
Released18 March 1966
GenreBeat, R&B
LabelFontana TF679 (UK)
Atco 45-6416 (US - first issue)
United Artists UA50162 (US -
second issue, 1967,
b/w "On the Green Light")
Songwriter(s)Jackie Edwards
Producer(s)Chris Blackwell (Island Record Production)
The Spencer Davis Group singles chronology
"Keep on Running"
(1965)
"Somebody Help Me"
(1966)
"When I Come Home"
(1966)

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"Somebody Help Me" became the band's second and last consecutive number-one hit in the UK Singles Chart, staying at the summit for two weeks in April 1966. In the US, the song peaked at number 47 in July 1967.

  • It was used as the theme tune to the 1960s-era hospital-based ITV drama series The Royal, which ran from 2003 to 2011, and its short-lived spin-off The Royal Today, which first aired in 2008.
  1. Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 100. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
  2. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 190. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  3. Whitburn, Joel (2013). Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles, 14th Edition: 1955-2012. Record Research. p. 221.
  4. Richie Unterberger. "Two Yanks in England - The Everly Brothers". AllMusic. Retrieved6 April 2014.


Somebody Help Me
Somebody Help Me Language Watch Edit For the 2007 film see Somebody Help Me film Somebody Help Me is a single by The Spencer Davis Group which was released in 1966 As with Keep on Running it was composed by Jackie Edwards 1 Somebody Help Me Single by The Spencer Davis GroupB side Stevie s Blues Released18 March 1966GenreBeat R amp BLabelFontana TF679 UK 1 Atco 45 6416 US first issue United Artists UA50162 US second issue 1967 b w On the Green Light Songwriter s Jackie Edwards 1 Producer s Chris Blackwell 1 Island Record Production The Spencer Davis Group singles chronology Keep on Running 1965 Somebody Help Me 1966 When I Come Home 1966 Contents 1 Chart Performance 2 Cover Versions 3 Song in Popular Culture 4 ReferencesChart Performance Edit Somebody Help Me became the band s second and last consecutive number one hit in the UK Singles Chart 1 staying at the summit for two weeks in April 1966 2 In the US the song peaked at number 47 in July 1967 3 Cover Versions EditThe Everly Brothers also released a version on their album Two Yanks in England released in mid 1966 4 Song in Popular Culture EditIt was used as the theme tune to the 1960s era hospital based ITV drama series The Royal which ran from 2003 to 2011 and its short lived spin off The Royal Today which first aired in 2008 References Edit a b c d e Rice Jo 1982 The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits 1st ed Enfield Middlesex Guinness Superlatives Ltd p 100 ISBN 0 85112 250 7 Roberts David 2006 British Hit Singles amp Albums 19th ed London Guinness World Records Limited p 190 ISBN 1 904994 10 5 Whitburn Joel 2013 Joel Whitburn s Top Pop Singles 14th Edition 1955 2012 Record Research p 221 Richie Unterberger Two Yanks in England The Everly Brothers AllMusic Retrieved 6 April 2014 This 1960s rock song related article is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Somebody Help Me amp oldid 1046077952, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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